Do you have a passion for products? Do you want to build a business from the ground up? Do you have proven analytical capabilities, exceptional communication, project management skills, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment? If yes, you should consider Amazon Private Brands.
The US Private Brands team is looking for a customer-obsessed Senior Product Manager to develop a cohesive product strategy in our private brand Furniture business, one of the fastest growing segments of E-commerce. This Senior Product Management will be responsible for owning and growing key categories within Dining Room and Kitchen Furniture, core responsibilities including:
Developing and managing a existing/new business.
Managing category P&L, including driving growth for the category and complete understanding of variables that impact the business.
Develop long range plans and strategic partnerships.
Developing and bringing to market new products.
Coordinating product development across international, cross-functional teams.
Identify process gaps; design and implement new processes to help scale the business.
The ideal candidate should be passionate about products, have strong product development and process design skills as well as outstanding project management abilities. S/he should excel in both strategic thinking, analytics and tactical execution, as responsibilities range from creating business cases, financial reviews to driving product development. The candidate should also feel comfortable dealing with ambiguity and working in a very entrepreneurial environment.
Traits of success:
Understand market trends and build business cases for new product opportunities.
Understanding our customer and developing product that fits their needs with a high quality bar.
Manage product lifecycle from ideation through commercialization.
Be a smart, hard-working and creative person who loves products and understands brand positioning.
Be comfortable with diving into and solving complex problems, understanding the trade-offs and "getting it done".
Be comfortable collaborating and influencing team members including retail, sourcing, legal, patent, social compliance and product compliance.
Be responsible for building and executing on new initiatives and roadmaps each year.
Partner with country teams to launch products globally.
Have the technical aptitude to quickly grasp complex technical issues and communicate directly with technical teams.