• Sr. Manager, Product Management - Smart Home

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(30/07/2018 21:11)
    Job ID
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
  • Job Description

    The Alexa Smart Home team is focused on making Alexa (and voice) the user interface for the home. Customers around the world love using Alexa to interact with their homes through natural commands and intuitive interfaces. Our vision is that every home worldwide is an Alexa connected home with a diverse and locally relevant set of features and skills.

    We are seeking a Sr. Manager of Product Management to lead Product and Program Manager's focused on building/launching new Smart Home and Dash features to customers in the EU. You will work with teams across Alexa, such as Alexa Machine Learning, Business Development, Smart Home Platform and Feature teams, and Marketing.

    The right candidate will possess a strong product management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects through teams. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done.

    In this role, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, foresee risks and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs. You will create mechanisms and own Product Roadmaps for Smart Home locales in the EU and have an ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, and then drive multiple teams to deliver them in a timely manner.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Several years experience in large scale product, program or project management roles in the Smart Home and Consumer Electronics industry
    • Experience working with senior stakeholders and executive teams, internal & external partners
    • Experience leading senior product teams and dealing with technical leads
    • Experience leading internal programs to accelerate the pace of product delivery

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of, and experience with, Smart Home devices
    • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
    • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
    • Data-driven decision making or quantitative analysis skills
    • Proven problem solving skills, project management skills, attention to detail, and exceptional organizational skills
    • Ability to identify opportunities to improve performance and efficiencies of existing systems and processes
    • Superior presentation and written communication skills
    • Not afraid to try new things – driven to constantly improve results
    • A strong team player – comfortable and motivated working in a collaborative environment, with the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

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