Wayfair Careers

Manager, New Supplier Partnerships

Boston, MA
Buying


Job Description

Manager, New Supplier Partnerships

The New Supplier Partnerships team at Wayfair is responsible for identifying, negotiating with and launching new suppliers and products on Wayfair.com and is absolutely critical to the company’s success. The Manager will join this group’s leadership team and manage a team of junior buyers to ensure that we are filling the right gaps in Wayfair’s catalog and that we are sourcing the best suppliers to fill these gaps. This role will have significant visibility with Category leadership and will have the opportunity to directly impact the growth of Wayfair’s revenue.

Success in this role requires that this candidate be comfortable in a fast paced environment, be a great cross functional partner  and communicator, have a passion for managing people and developing talent, and enjoy working with data and getting into the details.

 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Leverage data, competitive analysis, and cross functional input to identify key gaps across Wayfair categories and classes
  • Drive the identification of new suppliers and the subsequent supplier negotiations to bring their products on site at the best possible terms for Wayfair
  • Manage and train a team of junior buyers to deliver against monthly goals and motivate team to drive long term revenue results to the Wayfair.com business
  • Oversee and manage a pipeline of new supplier opportunities and measure team performance against these opportunities
  • Become a key thought partner for Category Managers in identifying key opportunities to drive growth
  • Partner with Category Management teams to plan efficient & productive trade shows

 Special Skills and Responsibilities:  

  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Strong negotiator with the ability to adapt to real-time discussions to optimize outcomes
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • A self-starter capable of achieving goals in an unstructured environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel to various industry trade shows; about to 4-6 times per year
  • Proven ability to thrive as part of a team and individually
  • Management experience required
  • Familiarity with Excel

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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Requisition ID: 34260