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Program Manager, Global Mile Customs Brokerage

Posted: 6 Nov 2020 Closes: 6 Dec 2020
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1328137

DESCRIPTION

Global Mile is dedicated to building, managing and operating a global logistics network that enables selection from anywhere in the world and delivers customer orders to anywhere in the world, cost effectively.
We are looking for a customer-obsessed Program Manager to lead transportation initiatives. As a Program Manager, you will help solve a variety of technical challenges in the logistics space. You will play an active role directing a portfolio of projects, evaluating business and functional requirements to ensure we create and deploy flexible, scalable platforms to allow unfettered growth across all of Amazon's business lines. You will also invent new features to support new business initiatives and functional needs. In addition, successful candidates will be able to lead by example, balance development responsibilities while participating in cross team efforts including architecture planning.
To be successful in this role, you should be comfortable gathering requirements across retail and trans systems, creating and maintaining technical plans and diving into the technical details to understand the nuances and complexities involved. If this sounds like you, let's talk more.
Responsibilities include:
· Will be responsible for driving the technical components of new logistics flows, country expansion, and partner engagement in close collaboration with AGL Program Managers and Operations Team.
· Anticipate bottlenecks, own and manage multiple projects that span a variety of functional areas and geographies. This position involves regular communication with senior management on project status and risks. Cross-team coordination, project management, and executive presentation skills are essential.
· Manage the relationship and tech engagement with logistics providers, including regular detailed business operations reviews with partners to drive accountability and ensure Amazon's standards and requirements are being met.
· Scope new partner and country launches, compliance mandates, and drive the necessary business requirements and resource planning in order to assure business and projects timelines will be meet on-time.
· Work closely with various AGL teams (Procurement, Product Management, Finance, and Ops) to troubleshoot defects and optimize technical solutions and processes.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's degree
· 3+ years of product management experience
· 3+ years managing technical programs in a related industry (experience owning a program/product/feature, scoping requirements, planning milestones, project management and working with technical teams)
· Ability to translate business requirements into use cases and/or technical specifications
· Strong knowledge of product development life cycle
· Strong analytical/quantitative and data analysis skills
· Experience in working with multiple internal/external stakeholders to identify/collect/implement technical requirements related to logistics flows
· Independent thinker, fully capable of making their own assessments of problem areas and finding effective solutions
· Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and able to synthesize the results

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Advanced degree (MBA, MS) in a technical field
· Previous experience in logistics and optimally interactions with 3PLs and carriers
· Strong influencing skills and comfort with negotiating and driving timely decisions
· Strong time management and multitasking skills

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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