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Program Manager, Transportation Brokerage

Program Manager, Transportation Brokerage

Job ID 
516021
Location 
UK-LEICS-Coalville
Posted Date 
23/03/2017
Company 
Amazon UK Services Ltd.
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Job Description

Amazon is looking for a Transportation Broker to help grow its portfolio of carrier partners. The Broker will be responsible for presenting to and negotiating with potential carriers. This is a great opportunity to fill a high visibility role in the fastest growing new market in Amazon’s expansive portfolio. This role will see you working in a creative and fast-paced environment and will give you direct input in setting delivery expectations and defining a service of the future.

Responsibilities of this role will include:
· Lead and maintain the sales program for brokerage initiative and contribute to Amazon’s bottom line
· Track and report on key compliance metrics across Amazon’s Transportation network
· Build strong working relationships with vendors, suppliers, businesses and internal peers
· Negotiate with vendors on an ongoing basis to deliver high value to the Amazon network
· Supporting ad-hoc reporting requests as needed
· Create, execute, and grow new business programs by creating internal and external partnerships
· Engage with internal and external business teams and stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve performance and service
· Develop, maintain, and review all project/program documentation (including status reports and reviews)
· Critical process owner for on-road execution; introducing standard work, and support key business requirements for our technology roadmap
· Ability to manage challenging projects - work prioritization and planning
· Manage and execute entire cross-functional projects from start to finish; including data gathering and manipulation and analysis and communication of insights and recommendations

Basic Qualifications

· A Bachelor's degree is required; Background in Logistics, Transportation, Dispatch or related field
· Excellent Communication skills in English
· Previous sales experience with experience in negotiations
· Experience using problem-solving, mathematics and analytical skills using data to drive decisions in a business environment
· Must be able to work weekend and night shifts as needed, as this team provides tactical support to Amazon’s fulfilment and sort centre network 24 hours /7 days week

Preferred Qualifications

· MBA or Masters in Logistics, Transportation or related field
· Experience and working knowledge of Lean techniques such as Kaizen or Six Sigma is a plus
· Ability to communicate fluently in multiple European languages (apart from English): French, Polish, Bulgarian, German, Czech, Italian, Spanish, Eastern European Languages etc.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Strong presentation skills
· Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
· Entrepreneurial spirit.