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Senior Manager, Sustainable Transportation

Posted: 1 Nov 2020 Closes: 1 Dec 2020
GB, London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 616351871

DESCRIPTION

At Amazon, we are working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges, and provide visible benefit to end-users, this is your opportunity. The successful candidate shows excellent judgment and instincts in decision making and proactively and continually improves their level of knowledge about Amazon's business, its platform, and relevant technologies.

Come work on the Amazon Sustainability Team!

In this role, the leader will help to scope and define sustainability issues for Amazon transportation and develop policies, programs and metrics to ensure objectives are achieved. This position requires the ability to think big and dive deep, and embody a unique mix of leadership and technical acumen. This candidate will possess excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders. In addition, this opportunity requires excellent troubleshooting, problem solving, and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced, technical environment. The ability to work independently and deal with an ambiguous environment is a must. Ownership of work is extremely important, and candidates should have a proven record of driving projects and strategic initiatives to their completion. The ideal candidate is motivated, agile, with strong time management and project management skills, and is technical and analytical. The candidate will also have a passion for helping us to identify and promote sustainability issues and opportunities at Amazon.

Initially, this position will be an individual contributor but we expect that over time this role will be responsible for managing employees and working with other managers to provide direction and guidance to team members.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's Degree (Bachelor of Science preferred)
· 10+ years operations, logistics, retail and/or project management experience
· Drive, develop and integrate sustainability strategies for transportation related services
· Ensures business continuity for transportation related to energy supply and consumption
· Familiarity with the design and operation of complex operating processes
· Experience with complex transportation and logistics networks

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Passion for sustainability
· Extensive knowledge of eMobility and transportation electrification
· Background in product management
· Knowledge of global transportation and logistics issues around the world
· Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment and customer focused skills
· Excellent written/verbal communication skills and experience working with cross-functional teams
· Demonstrated ability to understand and apply technical concepts and communicate with technical team
· Proven ability to thrive in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel
· Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with extreme discretion

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