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Manager, Transportation Procurement and Strategy

Company:, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

This role will focus on leading vendor negotiations, developing consistent negotiation methodology, and delivering results through improved financial results, delivery performance, or capacity. This role will be expected to manage multiple negotiations, concurrently, directly and indirectly through a team. This leader will be expected to contribute significantly to overall transportation and supply chain strategy and ensure that vendor relationships and contracts support the long-term strategy. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering successful negotiations at significant scale ($50M or more in total spend), senior leadership involvement with external vendors, and thought leadership within procurement and/or transportation.

Role responsibilities will index on the below key skills and abilities:

  • Negotiator: Delivering improved financial performance through large scale negotiations for services contracts
  • Leader: Leading teams to build a track record of consistently delivering valuable projects
  • Strategist: Leading strategy for individual procurement projects and the overall procurement function to support all the goals of the business, not just financial goals
  • Doer: Successfully delivering end-to-end contract projects, working through the many obstacles along the way
  • Communicator: Communicating expectations and requirements equally well with external and internal leadership teams, and writing well-reasoned data-driven proposals, performing your own data analysis as necessary
  • Problem Solver: Utilizing exceptional problem-solving skills to work through difficult challenges
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • 3+ years in a procurement capacity.
  • 5+ years of transportation and supply chain experience.
  • 3+ years of experience negotiating multi-million dollar contracts.
  • 5+ years of experience working with cross functional teams across multiple business lanes.
  • 3+ years of experience creating, defining, and implementing procurement strategy
  • Ability to perform data analysis using MS Excel and/or SQL.
  • MBA, MS or MA (Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, Mathematics or Equivalent)
  • 5+ years of advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Amazon offers competitive packages including comprehensive health care, 401(k), restricted stock units, growth potential and a challenging and exciting work environment.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

Keywords:, Inc., Bellevue , Manager, Transportation Procurement and Strategy, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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