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Category Manager, Global Procurement Operations (GPO)

location icon US, WA, Bellevue
Amazon's Global Procurement Operations team tackles business challenges that help internal customers with innovative procurement strategies. We create value in the supply chain, strive for optimization, and act with one global voice and vision. The Category team owns the strategic relationships with suppliers & internal stakeholders. The team identifies & leads strategic sourcing activities to lower overall total cost of ownership for Amazon operations, ensuring equipment & service availability to meet business owner requirements. The team develops & negotiates framework agreements to reduce risk & support local teams in project specific needs relevant to category.

This role in the Global Procurement Organization will have broad responsibility to define the procurement strategy for different categories, sourcing vendors and innovative tools and processes to support a large network of Amazon stakeholders across multiple business lines.

This role can be located in Seattle/Bellevue, WA, Irvine/ San Francisco/San Jose, CA, Tempe, AZ, Nashville, TN, Austin/Houston, TX, Arlington, VA or Washington DC.

Key job responsibilities
- Develop and deliver processes, tools and long term sourcing strategies, lead key initiatives with cross-functional teams; drive the decision making process of the category roadmap with regional senior leadership
- Drive commercial relationships with suppliers, with a principal objective of achieving optimal cost and performance
- Lead supplier performance management including improving sustainability & social responsibility
- Coordinate and collaborate with local teams to deploy and manage the implementation of your defined strategies

A day in the life
- Autonomy to innovate and deliver new approaches that impact the bottom and the top line
- Developing relationship with regional Start Up team
- Build solid relationship with suppliers

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Bellevue, WA, USA | Houston, TX, USA | Nashville, TN, USA
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