A rapidly growing, leading Myanmar ecommerce (online retail) firm is hiring a Head of Vendor Management.
Purpose of role:
The Head of Vendor Management will be responsible for developing and owning the strategy across categories, and working with a high performing vendor management team. Within this role the individual will have the opportunity to establish and maintain strong vendor partnerships, manage profitability, optimize pricing, and identify means to improve the customer experience.
Manage inputs, category financials, promotion management, auditing and analysis, vendor escalations and concise communications
Grow selection, improving terms and cost structures, building long-term relationships with vendors for the sub categories assigned.
Demonstrate customer and category knowledge, be an advocate for a quality customer experience, and understand the competition and industry
Responsible for long term growth opportunities and risk identification, planning, communication and partnering with internal teams
Demonstrate a deep understanding of Retail tools and become advocates for tool enhancements
Attract talent and making the right hiring decision, setting goals and resource planning for the team
Create mechanisms to help on-board new talent to organization by continuously building network of talent inside and outside of company.
Effectively coach and give feedback to direct reports to help develop talent and support career development
Set and balance goals across team to optimize performance against department goals and employee development
Strong experience doing one of several roles: retail buying, retail planning & allocation, product/project management, pricing, marketing or e-commerce.
Proficiency in Excel, Proven analytical skills and highly numerate
Proven Negotiation Skills
Proven experience leading teams & cross-functional projects
Influencing abilities and vendor management experience
Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes
A willingness to roll up sleeves to get things done
The position requires an individual who can work autonomously in a demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and effective prioritization
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