Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, engineering, or a related discipline
5+ years of progressive prior work and management experience in a program management, consulting, or operational leadership/management role in a technology focused business.
Experience in building and deploying processes and project schedules
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different functional groups, developers, business owners, and senior business leaders
Proven ability to collaborate with and effectively influence remote teams in multiple time zones
Want to join one of the hottest growing teams at Amazon? The Business to Business (B2B) market is ripe for innovation and Amazon Business (www.amazon.com/business) aims to disrupt the way buying and selling happens between businesses and suppliers. We provide business customers everything they love about Amazon, for work. We are focused on building a unique shopping experience for business users and business sellers with access to hundreds of millions of products world-wide, business-only selection, free two-day shipping, business and quantity pricing, new payment solutions, tax exemptions, dedicated customer support and much more. We've grown a lot in the 5 years since our launch and become one of the most promising opportunities within Amazon. Go ahead and read about us on any of your favorite media outlets!
Our team is made up of people like you. People who are:
Entrepreneurial ?We build solutions for all sellers, regardless of size. In fact, many of us are sellers ourselves. Innovative ? Our problem space evolves every day due to scale, new categories and new geographies. There is no playbook for a Marketplace of this size, so innovation and creativity are a must.
Passionate ? We are passionate about our customers, both sellers and buyers. Everyone?s an owner at Amazon, and our team is no exception. Our business is growing fast and the pace is even faster.
Leaders ? We recognize the desire for people to lead, whether it is the development of a new feature or ownership of a new category. We invest in our team members, providing challenging roles with significant responsibility. Coaching and mentoring is taken seriously to ensure we continue to build a company we can be extremely proud of.
The Amazon Business Supplier team is looking for a talented Senior Program Manager to manage our overall program portfolio. The charter of our organization is to develop innovative and compelling experiences for our suppliers (vendors and sellers). Our customers are challenging us to develop an Amazon-like shopping experience tailored for business purchasing and we?ll have to reinvent how an entire industry discovers and purchases products to do it. Our solutions include the software platform and applications that drive demand generation, customer acquisition, supplier integration, customer relationship management, business analytics, and the inventory and order management functions necessary for suppliers to manage their business online at Amazon.com. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the Amazon Business team that is responsible for building a successful multi-billion dollar Business-to-Business (B2B) marketplace for Amazon, from the ground up.
As the Senior Program Manager for Amazon Business Marketplace you'll be managing the regular status updates for our entire program portfolio to senior leadership. You will own determining how all changes in time/cost/scope affect dependencies and our plans as well as the recommendation of the action which should be taken. You will own the overall program communication and be at the center of it all. The Amazon Business initiatives are a combination new product development and agile iterative enhancements to recently launched capabilities. You're objective will be to raise the bar on delivering these capabilities for Amazon Business customers worldwide. This position is high visibility, requires a high level attention to detail and strong judgment; it also offers broad exposure to a vast cross-section of business and technical teams within Amazon.
You will partner with product management up front to bring metrics to the table, identify internal/external dependencies and establish priority of which initiatives should proceed and at what pace. You'll ensure the input and output metrics are solid so that we can look at the slew of prospective initiatives and decide what goes first. You'll own the framework and objective mechanism for prioritization and establish and champion that framework. In the middle you'll work with our technical program and engineering leadership to make sure we have a plan for building and resolving any issues that crop up. At the end of you'll ensure we're putting out a quality product that meets customer needs and expectations. As the ideal candidate you are well-organized, can manage many projects simultaneously, and are intellectually curious. You are comfortable operating in a fast-paced, fluid business environment with shifting priorities all the while removing ambiguity and driving clarity of thought.
Keywords: PgM, Program Manager
Entrepreneurial spirit, with track record for delivering results in fast-moving and demanding environments
History of developing execution strategy in conjunction with senior leadership
Excellent problem-solving skills
Experience with agile or other project management methodologies
Prior experience in an enterprise B2B customer environment
Knowledge of product development and software development lifecycles
Ability to analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, and scope business requirements
Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion
Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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