• Program Manager - New Site Launches

    Location LU-Luxembourg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/06/2018 12:03)
    Job ID
    Amazon EU SARL
  • Job Description

    The evolution of Amazon has been driven by innovation. It’s part of our DNA. We are doing things every day that have never been done before - providing a huge selection of products and continuing to fulfill orders quickly. We accomplish this by solving complex problems with ingenuity and simplicity. We're making history and the good news is that we've only just begun....

    The Sort Centers are a critical link between our best in class fulfillment network and the customer. Our ability to sort and deliver packages from multiple fulfillment centers across Europe accurately and efficiently enables fast and reliable delivery service. As the Amazon sort center network continues to diversify and grow, the need to innovate on our existing infrastructure and improve customer experience while continuing to grow our footprint becomes increasingly necessary and urgent.

    This is an exciting time to join to our new EU Sort Operations team as Program Manager to execute the launch of sort centers across the EU network.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Execute multiple time-sensitive, large-scale capital projects to meet business objectives in defined project timeframes
    • Monitor resources required to launch of new sort center locations
    • Manage milestones with aggressive schedule commitments
    • Drive standardization and consistency within our network while staying within budget constraints
    • Interface, communicate and partner with cross functional teams at various levels of management
    • Define staffing and technical resource planning of new sort center launches
    • Work closely with IT, Engineering, Security, Loss Prevention, Safety, Facilities, Supply Chain, Finance, Human Resources, Vendors, General Contractors, Operations, and the Project Team to build and secure support and resources for projects
    • Generate ideas and rolls them into the creation of best practices and standardized tools for the SC launch process
    • Understand business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project or sub-task
    • Monitor and reports on the progress of multiple project activities including significant milestones and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule
    A successful candidate will also demonstrate:
    • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
    • Ability to clearly communicate data insights to others
    • Organized, self-starter, quick learner, strong bias for action and drives tasks to completion
    • Ability to work on tight time frames and deadlines, to handle multiple competing priorities and projects and ensure that all parties are providing key information on time for effective decision making and reporting
    • High attention to detail
    • Passion and drive for customer service
    Location: This role is based within our EU Headquarters in Luxembourg. Candidates should be willing to travel around Europe as required (70-80%)
    Compensation: Competitive compensation package including base salary, stock options, relocation and comprehensive benefits. Discover more about us: www.amazon-operations.eu

    Basic Qualifications

    • Master’s degree/MBA in business, operations, logistics, supply chain, or related field
    • 2-3 years of experience in managing and implementing high complexity projects
    • Experience managing, negotiating, and communicating with internal/external business partners to meet organizational capacity needs
    • Proficiency in Excel and Program Managing Tools.
    • Experience in management within the Transport, Distribution or Logistics industry would be highly desirable

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PMP or other project management certification
    • Proficiency with MS Project
    • Experience with SQL queries
    • Business fluent in English and other european language(s)

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