Amazon Go is looking for an exceptionally motivated and talented Category Manager with a strong customer focus to lead a Grocery category. The Category Manager will have responsibility for product selection, vendor management, and price management, as applicable. A Category Manager is responsible for developing / executing a highly productive category strategy as well as managing category financials through pricing, driving cost improvements, and intelligently managing buying/ inventory. He/she coordinates buying activities with the Inventory Planning team to acquire inventory in a cost-effective and efficient way while obtaining products of the highest possible quality. He/she also coordinates marketing activities with Marketing and Merchandising. He/she is responsible for buying system data input and integrity, as well as Key Performance Indicators for operating the business. He/she works with management to address all aspects of buying, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability.
Ideal candidate profile
· Bachelor's degree in Business, or a related field
· 3-5 years of relevant work experience
· Experience with Excel and Access, or similar database
· Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results