Amazon.com operates in a virtual, global eCommerce environment without boundaries, and operates a diverse set of businesses worldwide, including Retail, third party marketplaces, eCommerce platforms, web services for developers.
The Retail Systems function is responsible for building retail platforms, tools and automation required to manage selection, maintain competitive pricing, forecast demand, buy products and deal with vendors.
Pricing Analytics and Operations is an integral part of Retail Systems enabling Amazon’s pricing strategy and operations.
The team’s primary role is to provide on-time and accurate inputs to help make great pricing decisions. We build and execute on scalable & efficient processes to ensure Amazon’s price competitiveness.
The tasks handled by this group have a direct impact on customer buying decisions and Amazon’s topline & profitability.Opportunity : Do you want to be part of the team that ensures Amazon keeps its best price promise across millions of products worldwide?
Does the challenge of driving decisions in a dynamic environment excite you? Do you love solving complex business problems using technology?
Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Are you a passionate self-starter? If the answer to the above questions is a resounding YES , read on!The Program Manager in Amazon Retail Systems group will be responsible for the strategy, quality, coordination and productivity of the Business Audit team in Chennai and will own a variety of function wide goals on process improvements, innovation & automation.
The job involves end to end business planning including but not limited to creating annual plans and strategy for execution, ensuring operational rigor and designing high business impact processes.
He / she will be the strategic point of contact to the retail teams of Amazon worldwide and must therefore be comfortable and confident liaising with remote teams and senior leaders.
The individual will interface and drive agenda with the automation & technology teams to build scalable solutions and in addition he / she will be responsible for ensuring the safety, security and integrity of Amazon’s systems and data.
The role involves influencing peers and stakeholders in other functions to achieve the operational and business goals assigned.
The successful candidate should have the ability to work at all levels of detail to accomplish team / organization goals.
He or she will identify individual strengths of team members and contribute to talent advancement along with succession planning opportunities within the company.
The ideal candidate actively seeks to understand Amazon’s core business values and initiatives, and translates those into everyday practices.
Scope of work : The team is designed to ensure Amazon remains competitive in the online retail space with the best price, wide selection and good product information.
You will be leading a multi-skilled team and will need to direct, provide leadership, manage and hire for meeting the capacity needs of a growing team.
You will need to interact with Amazon internal customers across the globe to deliver on their requirements, managing functional projects and working directly with the technology team to scale the audit coverage & scope non linearly.
You will also be the involved in functional budgeting and reporting activities.Challenges : · A highly complex audit environment and a team with varied skills, with global accountabilities.