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Senior Manager, Fleet, Transportation Services, Fleet

Employer
Amazon
Location
London, England, GBR
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Sector
Technology
Role
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Sr. Fleet Manager who will be responsible for the operational compliance and availability of Middle Mile Fleet in Europe and develop strategic, tactical, cross-functional, and technology-related projects and programs to improve this.

This role will require strong leadership skills and interaction/influence with teams across Amazon to drive operational solutions for new customers using Amazon's fleet and to find ways in which multiple fleet asset types can be managed with ease across the business.

Key job responsibilities
• Drive program objectives - provide program management and define project plans, manage implementation activities, and develop processes, documentation and communications for program/process rollout and ongoing support
• Manage full life cycle of complex cross-functional programs with considerable impact across multiple organizations.
• Work autonomously in an ambiguous environment, seeking to understand business problems, automation limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions and reasons behind leadership decisions.
• Oversee gaps between teams, processes and systems.
• Proactively identify and mitigate risks before they become roadblocks.
• Define key performance indicators - develop metrics and service level agreements for core programs and processes
• Manage a large team to deliver results

About the team
Amazon couldn't deliver at pace without the Amazon Transportation Service (ATS) team. As part of ATS, you'll be welcomed into a diverse team that plays a central role in our success. Using air, sea and road transport, as well as sortation centres equipped with the latest technology, you'll help Amazon's transport run at maximum efficiency.
The Fleet team within ATS manages Amazon's 10,500+ trailers and trucks used to get packages to their destination. Our aim is to make it the safest and most reliable fleet on the road, with this role overseeing the daily operations of the fleet and developing solutions for new internal customers to use Amazon's fleet.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- A degree
- Relevant experience managing teams
- Relevant experience communicating with and influencing a range of different stakeholders including senior management
- Experience managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior leadership
- Relevant experience in managing large-scale programmes or projects
- Advanced proficiency in verbal and written English
- Experience delivering cross functional projects
- Experience implementing repeatable processes and driving automation or standardization
- Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Experience managing large fleet and/or in transportation operational sites.
- Advanced or master's degree
- Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Prince2 certifications, or any other project management certification
- Relevant experience working in a supply chain, logistics, or operations environment
- Experience in conceptualising and implementing operational or supply-chain management improvements

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