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Senior Manager, Launch & Expansion - Amazon Logistics

Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Closes: 17 Sep 2020
UK, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1244703

DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION
Title - Senior Manager - Launch and Expansion
Location - London
Compensation - Competitive

Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world's most customer centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online. EU Launch & Expansion team is growing as Amazon Logistics continues to expand their world class last mile delivery experience for customers. If you are passionate about delivery operations and look around corners for ways to serve customers, we want your help.

Amazon Logistics is seeking a highly experienced Senior Manager to support the continued expansion of our European Last Mile Delivery network.
Successful candidates will be natural self-starters and quick learners who are comfortable leading large complex projects.
This individual will coordinate the internal and external resources required to launch new Delivery Stations with the goals of achieving timelines, staying within budget, driving standardization and consistency within our network.
Ideal candidates will have experience managing large and complex capital projects between 50M to 100M EUR with ambitious schedule commitments.
The Senior Manager must be capable of leading and mentoring their project resources while also managing project engineers and other specialists and coordinating schedules with multiple vendors at the same time.
This individual needs to be comfortable interfacing and driving various functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization in order to be successful.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
· Active participant in vendor and Amazon safety policies
· Detailed coordination of multiple material flow and installation schedules of vendors that are all interdependent.
· Responsible for managing overall project budget and approving all purchase orders and invoices.
· Contributes to developing comprehensive budgets during project conception
· Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project, or sub-task
· Comfortable in different roles, sometimes supporting, sometimes leading
· Is capable of taking accountability while providing status, asking for help, and immediately escalating issues and problems as necessary
· Acts as the Company representative with vendors and suppliers during project execution
· Mobilizes company resources through effective liaison with support departments, to create project teams capable of completing effective quality work
· Monitors and reports on the progress of all project activity within the project including significant milestones and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule
· Responsible for overall project schedule that enables the teams to be successful based upon the project milestones and Go-Live
· Possesses a broad technical background and has the ability to "roll up their sleeves" and jump in if needed, along with managing
· Contributes to project planning from concept to completion

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Operations or related field
· Significant experience in launching new business within e commerce
· Consultancy experience developing and managing large project budgets within operations
· Proven significant experience as a senior analyst with strong SQL experience
· Experience in project management and implementation with proven ability to design workable solutions and drive projects to successful implementation
· Strong verbal and written communication skills in both native and
· Work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
· Ability to travel up to 50% within the UK or Europe
· Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and MS Project

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master's degree in (Industrial) Engineering, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field
· MBA

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