As Amazon continues to grow its B2B healthcare efforts, it is seeking a new senior vendor manager in its professional healthcare supplies and scientific categories, according to job posts.
The position is Sr. Vendor Manager, Professional Healthcare & Scientific and was posted yesterday. The position description reads:
The Professional Healthcare & Scientific team is looking for a self-driven Senior Vendor Management candidate that has a proven track record of delivering results in a B2B industry. He/She will play a critical role in managing strategic suppliers to drive the profitability and topline performance for their category and partnering with the Amazon Business team to drive growing of the strategically important Healthcare and Education customer segments.
The Senior Vendor Manager is responsible for managing the full scope of their category and vendor portfolio, driving the topline performance and profitability for their business. He/she owns the end-to-end vendor relationship, from signing new vendors, leading negotiations, managing promotional activities and resolving operational or logistics issues that impact our customer. He/she will leverage key metrics to develop customer insights to drive innovation, and will leverage these insights to drive vendor participation in marketing, merchandising and promotional activities in order to drive overall business growth.
Amazon is also seeking to grow its B2B healthcare sales efforts in Europe. In another new job post titled Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Business Verticals Expansion, Amazon says:
Amazon Business is looking to enter various verticals such as healthcare, public sector and education. Our mission is to make Amazon Business the preferred shopping destination for these customers. We seek to understand the specific needs of these customers, vendors, and sellers in order to deliver innovative solutions to serve their needs. We are looking for a talented product manager to build our offerings to these customers. You will define the needs and requirements of these customers and will work with our product management team to deliver. You will also work directly with our category teams to ensure we have the right selection for our customers.
Last week, Amazon posted similar positions on the consumer healthcare supplies vendor management side, for new Senior Vendor Managers for Healthcare and Medical Devices. Amazon also continues to hire for 20+ positions in its PillPack pharmacy subsidiary.