General Manager - Pan-EU Software and Digital Video Games

General Manager - Pan-EU Software and Digital Video Games

Amazon

Luxembourg

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is looking for an experienced and self-driven senior leader to lead the European Software & Digital Video Games team. The position requires a seasoned executive with excellent business judgement who can work autonomously in a fast paced, often ambiguous environment. This leader owns setting a strategic direction for both Software and Digital Video Games categories on a Pan-EU level that optimizes for long-term success, focusing on customer experience, growth and profitability. You will also work collaboratively with senior leaders from multiple product groups (e.g. Physical Video Games, Media, Consumer Electronics) across Europe and the US to deliver on both of the categories’ goals.

The ideal candidate has proven results in building and driving new and existing businesses, designing and executing sourcing, integration and customer experience strategies, building and leading teams. S/he stays on top of industry and competitive trends and is able to execute at both a tactical and strategic level. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, be comfortable with ambiguity, and be able to communicate with and influence employees at all levels of the organization.

This role is based in our European Headquarters in Luxembourg City.

Responsibilities

  • Manage full P&Ls of Software and Digital Video Games categories Pan-EU, including planning, forecasting and driving growth for the category, and possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact the business;
  • Lead weekly, monthly and quarterly business reviews for the categories;
  • Set goals and direction for the categories, ensuring alignment with broader Amazon business goals;
  • Drive strategic negotiations with external vendors and represent Amazon when meeting with Senior Executives from the largest Software and Video Games companies in the world;
  • Identify industry trends and develop innovative initiatives to support growth, scale within the category and across the retail business as a whole;
  • Develop roadmap to invent on behalf of customers, finding ways to differentiate the Amazon digital experience;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Digital systems, Amazon vendor services and other category leaders, influencing teams across company to deliver on the categories’ goals;
  • Hire, develop and lead a team of vendor managers, product managers and marketing managers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Extensive relevant experience;
  • Experience hiring and developing high performance teams;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Language requirement: Advanced English language skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree;
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • P&L responsibility and experience delivering strong financial results;
  • Product Management Experience;
  • Proficiency in European languages is a plus (French, German, Italian, Spanish).

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