Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online.
By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.
Amazon is looking for a talented, smart, and enthusiastic Senior Manager, Product Management to lead a team of Product Managers focused on developing and launching new products under the AmazonBasics brand for a range of Hardlines Categories in Europe.
Private Brands is a long-term growth opportunity for Amazon.
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that your team delivers as follows :
Top and bottom line growth for the categories under the team’s remit
Creating a data-driven long-term roadmap for each category
Identifying new product development opportunities
Developing products of high quality and ensuring their success on the EU5 websites
Coordinating product development across cross-functional and international teams
Designing and implementing new processes to help scale our business
The ideal candidate should be passionate about products, have strong product development and outstanding project management abilities.
S / he should excel in both strategic thinking and tactical execution, as responsibilities range from creating business plans to driving product development.
The candidate should also feel comfortable dealing with ambiguity and working in a very entrepreneurial environment. The Senior Manager, Product Management will interact with and influence multiple teams across the organization (US and global).
Traits of success :
Understand market trends and build business cases for new product opportunities
Manage product lifecycle from ideation through to launch
Thrive in ambiguous work environments
Be a smart, hard-working and creative person who loves products, loves solving difficult problems and "getting it done"
Be comfortable collaborating and influencing team members including retail, sourcing, legal, patent and product compliance
Be responsible for building and executing on new initiatives and roadmaps each year
Partner with international teams to launch products globally
Have the technical aptitude to quickly grasp complex technical issues and communicate directly with technical teams
Some of the key job functions of the Senior Manager, Product Management are :
Leads, directs and supervises the execution of all business and administrative functions related to the product portfolio.
Drives product development planning and prioritization with her / his team.
Responsible for overall new product development schedule.
Monitors and audits key inputs relating to product development and business management. Able to quickly devise and direct measures that correct course as needed.
Provides transparency on team inputs and outputs with key business stakeholders both through formal / informal reporting mechanisms.
The position is based in Luxembourg at the Amazon EU Headquarters.
University degree required, ideally in a technical, business or analytical discipline.
8+ years of work experience, with 3+ years in consumer facing product development experience.
Experience managing a team
Proven track record of managing and executing large projects from start to finish, including project management, data gathering and modeling, problem solving, and communicating recommendations
High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Extremely strong written and verbal English-language communication skills
Proficiency in Excel
Proven analytical skills and highly numerate
MBA from leading business school
Ability to write SQL queries
Additional European language skills