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Sr. Program Manager, Restricted Products

Sr. Program Manager, Restricted Products

Job ID 
563751
Location 
LU-Luxembourg
Posted Date 
07/08/2017
Company 
Amazon EU SARL
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Job Description

At Amazon, our goal is to be earth’s most customer-centric company. To achieve that, we need exceptionally talented, bright, dynamic and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history. We are looking for a Sr. Program Manager to join and manage the Restricted Products Seller Management team in Europe. This role will be based on Luxembourg and report to program leadership sitting in Seattle, WA.

This role will be responsible for leading and managing the RP Seller Management program for Europe, owning seller enforcement and education policies, operations, and technology for RP in that region. This role will require working with various cross-functional business owners across many organizations, communicating regularly with senior and executive management on program priorities, risks, and management, and managing day to day operations. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Creating, defining, and managing policies while partnering with global and local partner (including Legal and business teams) to gather requirements and ensure alignment on priorities, metrics for success, and operational and risk controls.
  • Ensuring alignment and consistency with the global priorities and roadmap for the RP Seller Management program.
  • Hiring and managing the EU RP Seller Management team.
  • Coordinating and ensuring quality assurance for the program’s operational workflow.
  • Managing the program roadmap for coverage and expansion.
  • Making recommendations to leadership on opportunities for risk mitigation.
  • Proactively engaging with business and technical leadership to understand, conceptualize, and improve controls, solutions, and technical architecture.
  • Balancing customer experience and trust against risk management concerns when making recommendations or developing requirements for control.
  • Serving as a primary program escalation and contact point for seller enforcement issues related to prohibited products on the EU websites.
  • Working to promote transparency and understanding of Restricted Products policies, including assessing seller plans of action in response to enforcement actions. Ultimately, you will be responsible for minimizing the number of sellers on the Amazon EU websites who actively and consistently attempt to list restricted products.
  • This role will have a high level of interaction with senior and executive leadership.
This role requires strong attention to detail, solid work ethic and drive, the ability to work independently and with primary stakeholders to solve complex large-scale issues, the skill to manage both with and without authority, the ability to recommend solutions to various problems, and excellent communication skills.

Basic Qualifications

  • Fluent in English, both written and oral.
  • Master’s Degree in business, finance, engineering, operations, or similar graduate degree such as a law degree.
  • 4+ years operations or program management experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to propose complex solutions and explanations in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once and work under time pressure.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and autonomously.
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Demonstrated skill and passion for problem solving and operational excellence.
  • Ability to work with and present to business leadership on escalations and problem solving.
  • Common sense, excellent business judgment, ability to navigate ambiguous situations successfully, and a good sense of humor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot, and describe complex technical processes and issues to non-technical colleagues.
  • Experience with relationship or account management.
  • Experience working with global teams.