We are looking for high-potential, flexible, innovative, and forward-thinking professional to join Amazon. Are you ready to drive high-visibility and strategic programs as well as leverage Lean methodologies to lead process improvement initiatives Are you equally comfortable digging into business requirements as you are driving operational efficiencies
Join Amazon Business Operations team as a Program Manager. We are looking for candidates with a strong record of owning and executing strategic, cross-functional projects as well as partnering with other teams to drive key process improvement programs.
This role requires working with business teams across the company to provide data driven operations support key to the success of the initiative.
You will also lead a team of highly skilled associates & Managers ensuring successful delivery of business goals, effective people management and adherence of productivity and quality assurance targets.
This is an opportunity that requires a critical thinker with strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills.
At the core of the position is passion for protecting Amazon s reputation and the customer experience and trust.
Key responsibilities include :
Set the vision, direction, and culture of the team by managing individual and team performance, expectations and goals
Define and execute tactical and strategic plans towards achieving the program vision and goals through efficient program management, stakeholder management
Work with program, operations, and engineering / product management teams to understand program requirements and jointly develop a solution which solves a larger business problem
Serve as leaders and point of contact for escalated contact resolution for complex problems
Develop team goals and metrics that allow for accurate measurement and traction towards solving a business problem, achieve buy-in from stakeholders and actively report progress on the goals
Continuously perform data based analysis to identify issues and report key insights, subsequently building data backed business cases
People management i.e. performance appraisals, goal setting, training and mentoring talent to grow within organization & control attrition
Active participation in hiring and building the team & raising the bar in hiring process
Use industry proven tools such as lean / six sigma to drive operational efficiencies and quality improvement in the operations team under your purview
Ensure employees growth & development, set priority, drive motivation & engagement for employees
Develop and maintain key relationships with internal stakeholders locally and around the world, Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Sciences / IT or related fields with a minimum of 8 years of work experience and a minimum of 5 year of people management experience leading large teams
Experience and strong interest in Operations, proven ability to define effective, efficient, and scalable processes and drive continuous improvement through root cause identification and defect elimination
Strong critical and analytical thinking; ability to solve complex and ambiguous problems, and perform cost benefit trade-offs
Ability to work with and comprehend large & complex data sets, is able to deep dive and build insights based on analyses
Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills; demonstrated success in achieving buy-in for an innovative, bold and strategic vision
Willingness to roll up the sleeves and do what is necessary to meet team goals
Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and effectively deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Self-driven, ability to work independently to develop and execute strategies with minimal supervision Consulting experience or MBA from a top ranking institute
Familiarity with Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma concepts desired and certification is a plus
Working with tech / data sciences teams to program manage the launch of ML models
Experience in e-commerce environment; related experience in customer protection / trust / safety will be an added plus