Advanced Technology Program Manager 8/24/2016

Amazon Seattle, WA

Company
Amazon
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29267293
AJE Ref #
575973124
Location
Seattle, WA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Amazon operates in a virtual, global eCommerce environment without boundaries, and operates a diverse set of businesses in ten countries, including Retail, third party marketplaces, eCommerce platforms, web services for developers.

This role requires working with business owners, product managers and program managers across Amazon including teams based in Seattle and international offices in Europe, Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea, and India. You will be responsible for streamlining the rhythm of business, defining cross-region program strategy, requirements and timelines as well as coordinating cross-functional development teams through design, management, launch and support lifecycle. This position involves regular communication with senior executives on key business planning, core international initiative roadmaps, progress and deep dives. Cross-team coordination, project management and executive presentation skills are highly essential. The tasks handled by this role will have direct impacts to our international Seller business and fast-growing global selling teams.

This opportunity requires excellent program management, creative problem-solving and effective communication skills. At the core of the position is to drive influence and change across the globe with data, clarity, tenacity and end to end ownership. The ideal candidate is someone who excels at details, a creative leader with superior analytical abilities across business and passionate about international Seller business. Qualified candidates have extensive experience planning business rhythm, defining needle-moving programs and delivering projects that meet rapidly evolving business needs.

This is a multi-faceted role requiring a breadth of skills:
*Program Management
*Business planning across international geos and teams
*Great understanding of Seller business
*Drive prioritization and coordination with internal teams
*Clarify and drive project priorities and commitments as well as establish clear chains of project management and accountability across multiple geographic locations
*Effectively communicate and function within Amazon to gain required resources and appropriate management attention / support

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
*10+ relevant working experience in a consumer product/service company
*Experience with inventing or optimizing business processes
*Project management, and business planning
*Experience at managing programs in Internet products and technologies
*Independent and flexible, with executive-level communication skills and a strong Customer focus
*Essential program management skills include collecting business requirements, analyzing cost/benefit of project selection, and communicating results throughout the organization
*MBA degreepreferred

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
*5+ years' experience as a business planning manager or program manager for cross-region, cross function business teams
*2+ years of previous management consulting background
*Outstanding track record of driving changes with influence
*MBA degree preferred

_AMAZON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY-AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER - MINORITY / FEMALE / DISABILITY / VETERAN / GENDER IDENTITY / SEXUAL ORIENTATION._