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Principal Program Manager, Sustainability Initiatives

Posted: 4 Nov 2020 Closes: 4 Dec 2020
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1332213


At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one. A day to take a first step. A day to look forward to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be part of something great. A day to make your ideas come to life. And your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon.

Do you want to transform the transportation and delivery service industry? Do you have a motivation for sustainability? Would you like to develop new technology and change how we operate the transportation business in Amazon? Could you imagine if Carbon footprint would be zero? You can make this happen.

Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) is looking for a detail-oriented, analytical, technically skilled, innovative, hands-on, and customer-obsessed Principal Program Manager to lead Line Haul Sustainability in our London office that can drive innovation in the Middle Mile Sustainability Program. As part of the Program Development team, focusing on sustainability, you will be responsible for defining, scoping and implementing the Sustainability Strategy and creating the vision that build a new standard for our customers and stakeholders while satisfying performance. You will be able to influence Senior Leadership on the future investments on topics related to Carbon-zero.

The key responsibilities for the role are:
· The Principal Program Manager drives strategy, prioritizes projects and feature sets, as well as aligns and sets stakeholders expectations for Line Haul Sustainability. This requires interaction with Amazon's WW operations, technology and finance teams.
· You will have full ownership of the program from the scoping until the implementation, including working cross-functionally with subject matter experts.
· You will work closely with a team of program managers and business analysts to drive the collection and implementation of requirements, ensure alignment with corporate objectives and contractual obligations.
· You will need to define, prioritize and plan the resources and technical requirements needed for programs to be delivered on time.
· You will write and review business cases, perform supporting market research and analysis, write specifications, and drive the product development from design to release.
· You will be required to have clear, precise, and regular communication with all stakeholders. This includes ongoing project/program status via Monthly Business Review and other reports, as well as capturing requirements.
· You will retrieve and analyze data using Excel, Access, SQL or other data management systems.
· You will monitor project execution and ensure that the project delivery is to the appropriate levels of quality and in line with its target date, ensuring the overall integrity within the program.
· Successful candidates will be excellent communicators, curious, highly motivated and effective within distributed teams.

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· The ideal candidate has proven experience working within the transportation delivery industry, sales, and/or product development.
· Have at least 5 years of Program Management experience.
· The candidate should have, at least 3 years of experience in the Clean Energy Industry, driving investment projects.
· A Master's degree (MBA or MS) in Engineering, Supply Chain, Economics, Mathematics or Operations.
· Candidates must be able to think and act both strategically and tactically
· Strong oral and written communication skills are crucial, as well as ability to think clearly, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, support scope of requirements and prioritize
· Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position
· An entrepreneurial mindset, with the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in fast-paced environment
· Liaising and collaborating with external partners will also require negotiation skills.
· Advanced Excel skills required.
· Fluency in English is required.


Preferred qualifications
· Academic focus on Operations Management, Mathematics, Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation or MBA.
· Proficiency in SQL is desired.
· Experience in Transportation, Freight Forwarding and Logistics is a strong plus.
· Fluency in German, French, Polish, or other European languages.
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