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Long Term Planning Manager

Posted: 29 Oct 2020 Closes: 28 Nov 2020
LU, Luxembourg Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1305132


It's always Day One at Amazon and today is no different with our last mile transportation network. We view transportation as a critical element to delivering the promise to customers from the moment they click buy on Amazon to the time their package arrives on their doorstep. Optimizing the last mile network - designing the number, size, and locations of delivery stations, and the jurisdiction of each delivery station - enables our portfolio of innovative, fast, and reliable delivery services for customers across Europe. The last-mile long-term planning team owns and produces the strategic plan of a planning horizon of 13 weeks to 5+ years for the EU Amazon Logistics. We generate business insights for the EU leadership team to make strategic decisions, by surfacing the risks and opportunities of each plan we produce, detailing why and how plans vary, and providing scenarios analyses.

We are looking for an experienced Planning Manager with an excellent analytical mind to join the EU long-term planning team. As a long term planning manager, you will lead the strategy and planning for &gt13 weeks to 5 years multi-year operating and capital plans for delivery station selection and build-outs, work with Finance, Global Transportation Services, Supply Chain, Retails and other business stakeholders to ensure viability of plans. You will be responsible for setting-up and leading the standard process to review, align and improve our strategy and plans as well as building and prioritizing feature requirements for the further development of advanced optimization, forecasting, and machine-learning models to solve business problems in the transportation domains.

Your role is highly visible, as you will be in constant communications with operations senior leaders (up to VP and directors level) in Amazon Logistics, as well as in Global Transportation Services in Amazon.

Supply chain or business planning, cross-team coordination, project management, executive presentation skills, and proven record of accomplishment of delivering results are essential. Finally, you will own documenting and presenting to all levels of operations leadership up to VP the network plans, risks and contingencies on a regular basis. Ready for the challenge?

This role can be based out of Luxembourg or London.


Bachelors or Masters degree in Science or Engineering subject; min 5+ yrs of experience, within which at least 1+ in project management and 3+ in supply chain and logistics forecasting, business scenario planning, or production planning.

Other attributes
· Goal orientation; experience executing at scale
· Exhibits excellent judgment
· Has relentlessly high standards
· Results oriented
· Keen to learn
· Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
· Strong verbal and written communications skills at an executive level that enable explanation of complex insights with clarity and precision


· Masters or higher degree in Economics, Econometrics, System Engineering or equivalent
· Speak multiple European languages in addition to English
· Understanding of Operations Research, machine learning modeling and other forecasting techniques

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