At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history. Amazon's Customer Service (CS) organization is seeking an experienced Program Manager to join the Worldwide Capacity Planning (WWCP) Team. The successful candidate will be a key member of the WWCP Program Management team, which is responsible for driving high-visibility programs that directly impact the customer experience globally. The ideal candidate will own and execute complex projects and programs, and will be seen as a thought leader and innovator within the organization. The role will focus on driving projects for new Capacity Planning tools and software launches and expansion activities along with continuous improvement program delivery.
Roles and Responsibility:
The candidate will have a proven record of complex project and program delivery, from conception and design through implementation, measurement, closure and handover. Responsibilities will include: · Scope and deliver complex, business critical programs end-to-end and drive and shape the overall program’s strategy and roadmap. · Define business and systems requirements working with internal and external customers. · Define and execute the project plan from design to release, securing resources, and managing implementation. · Clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes. · Liaise with all departments to ensure relevant areas are engaged in time to develop deliverables within their area to support project deliverables. Support partner teams to refine processes and increase efficiency in line with program objectives. · Make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market in consultation with stakeholders. · Managing multiple internal and external, cross functional and remote stakeholders. · Develop change processes associated with program rollout and ongoing support. · Track delivery against program objectives and implement proposals to improve program services and efficiencies. · Scale existing programs to expand coverage of existing services or programs to additional domestic and international locations. · Ideate and drive strategic change across the broader WWCP team.
· Requires a Master's degree from a top tier institute in statistics, engineering, mathematics, economics or MBA from a top tier premier institute. · 8+ years of relevant work experience in project/program management and/or operations in a customer service environment. · PRINCE2/PMP Certification. · Experience in project and program management. Lean Six Sigma knowledge preferred and Kaizen methods. · Intuitive understanding of a superior versus inferior customer experiences, with ability to quickly assess the situation and identify solutions to improve/fix. · Background in Customer Service operations.
Preferred Qualifications · Demonstrated ability to be a big picture thinker, strategist, and long term planner · Demonstrated experience and success at leading cross functional programs and proven ability to influence and lead without direct management authority. · Outstanding speaking, writing, and presentation skills, as well as the ability to persuade, inspire, and motivate others. · Team leader/people management experience · Ability to communicate effectively across a multitude of platforms with remote team members, as well as stakeholders at multiple levels within the organization. · Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workloads, maintain a strong attention to detail, and work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment · Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and generate innovative solutions in an extremely fast-paced environment. · Able to synthesize data and analytics to formulate sound program objectives and goals · Goal driven and target orientated whilst able to step back and look at the bigger picture. Proven ability to manage ambiguity, and a preparedness to take on what is necessary to get things done. · Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design workable solutions and drive projects to successful implementation · Strong analytical and data gathering skills, including the ability to translate large amounts of data into actionable insights · Can demonstrate a bias for action and an ability to deal with ambiguity · Can work effectively and drive change in loosely defined situations · Comfortable challenging the status quo and questioning existing practices. · Passion to deliver!