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Senior Program Manager, Workpleace Health & Safety EU

Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Closes: 26 Nov 2020
LU, Luxembourg Competitive
Permanent & Full-time AMZ_1322135


The Global Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) Programs team is looking for a motivated Senior Manager with good technical skills, analytical and communication capabilities, and a hands-on enthusiasm to deliver fit-for-purpose WHS (standards, procedures, best practices) across the company. Your role will be to coordinate critical WHS programs execution, identifying improvement opportunities, and influencing cross-functional stakeholders. You will thrive in a flexible environment and not hindered by ambiguity or complex tasks. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytic talent, and leadership are essential, prescribing improvement strategies and guiding the improvement effort to effective implementation. You will maintain close relationships with our stakeholders in order to understand our highest priority execution pain-points and opportunities that have a significant, measurable impact across our Global Programs framework. You will work collaboratively across geographies assisting in the development of the long-term strategy and operational direction for WHS programs. You will be a motivated leader of others with a proven record of accomplishment delivering significant results across multiple businesses and geographies, interacting with senior level to deliver in this role.

· Collaborate with EU stakeholders to align on program goals and resources.
· Define and implement metrics to measure and communicate EU program achievements.
· Communicate the overall program roadmap and provide periodic status updates to EU stakeholders.
· Coordinate a portfolio of projects from inception to delivery. These may also be global in nature.
· Provide EU programs decision support, insights and recommendations through data gathering and information analysing.
· Develop, review, approve and improve internal policies and procedures in the respect of the countries WHS legal and Amazon Global Standards requirements.
· Recommend improvements to programs scoping, building, testing and deployment across the company.


· Educated to degree level.
· Have or working towards CSP, CIH, NEBOSH, or CHMM certification.
· 10+ years of professional work experience as a Regional Health & Safety manager, or similar experience in EHS program management.
· Proven record of accomplishment of sound decision making, taking ownership, and delivering results.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills that convey complex ideas in a simplified manner.
· Ability to build strong relationships and influence others while working in a cross functional environment.
· Ability to adapt well to growing environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy.
· Experience in creating standards and procedures in an ISO format.
· Flexible approach to work. Able to organize own priorities, workload and travel. Willingness to travel up to 30%.
· Must have motivation, enthusiasm and autonomy.
· Able to prioritize in complex, ever-growing environment.
· Able to work to tight targets and deadlines.


· Demonstrated program ownership and consistent delivery on commitments.
· Bias for action, good attention to detail and genuine commitment to follow-through.
· System thinking and solid analytical skills; cannot only work with data but can identity root causes, recognize patterns, and solve complex problems.
· Experience leading global or regional program initiatives.
· Ability to multi-task and handle various projects simultaneously to bring timely results.
· Ability to deliver results with self-initiative in a flexible and often ambiguous environment.
· Ability to see around corners thinking about both the big picture and specific needs.
· Ability to thrive in a high-energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be promoted in parallel.

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