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Selection Project Manager

Amazon.ae

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP971-362

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Come make history with a new Amazon expansion. In 2017, Amazon acquired Souq.com operating in the Middle East and North Africa. We are seeking a talented leader to take on a critical role within our [UAE, KSA, Egypt] business. This person will have responsibility for key Amazon integration efforts in the retail business, including driving selection acquisition, instock, and implementing key processes to scale the current business.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

To lead the regional center of excellence and partner with the country leaders to own goals around selection, margin, and process adoption

Act as a leader across the organization to drive key selection and instock inputs, seeding retail fundamentals to spin the Amazon flywheel

Working with Amazon teams from Seattle and regionally in the Middle East, implement key processes and best practices to achieve business goals around selection and vendor margin

Lead the country WBR process with Finance

Partner with Seattle teams to drive Amazon process adoption and key trainings

Create network of peers across Souq countries to share learnings and drive best practices across the region to increase efficiency

Drive launch of high value growth programs in partnership with local and Seattle teams to deliver improved customer experience

Analyze the business and key growth drivers. Make recommendations to senior leadership on strategy and direction.

Consult with the local team on strategic vendor/supplier negotiations

Act as a role model to insist on the highest standards and instill Amazon culture

Lead the migration to Amazon vendor central

Work with the VSP team after migration

This person will report into the central commercial organization in Dubai and based in Dubai with extensive travel to KSA, and Egypt.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree
Experience leading teams, both directly and through influence
Ability to deal with a high level of ambiguity
Experience driving large-scale process improvements across organizations
Analytical/Data-Driven
Vendor and VSP experience preferred
Strong technical background preferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

MBA
Experience navigating and delivering results in complex, matrixed organizations
Amazon retail experience

About the Company

Amazon.ae, formerly Souq.com, is an English-Arabic language e-commerce platform, owned by Amazon, Inc. It is the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. On March 28, 2017, Amazon.com Inc. confirmed it would be acquiring Souq.com for $580 million. On May 1, 2019, Souq.com became known as Amazon.ae.

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