Sr Project Mgr Strategy & Risk, EU Supply Chain Risk Management
Luxembourg, LUX
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Job summary

Do you love solving complex problems? Do you think outside of the box? Are you constantly looking for ways to improve your skills and your organization?

At Amazon we're aiming to be the most customer-centric company on Earth. European Supply Chain is looking for a Senior Project Manager Risk & Strategic Planning, Supply Chain Optimization, who will support the Supply Chain Optimization Leader in taking our network of fulfillment centers to the next level.

An ever-changing market is requiring us to come up with new solutions, because doing 'more of the same' no longer cuts it.

The Senior Project Manager Risk & Strategic Planning will focus on strategic projects that look around corners to optimize the cost of storage and fulfillment, and future proof our fulfillment center network.

You will work with multiple teams across EU Consumer, Operations, Engineering, Technology and Finance, to ensure that Supply Chain Optimization can develop an EU-wide vision.

The role demands strong people skills, tech knowledge as well as analytical capabilities.

The position requires working in a fast paced, highly demanding and often ambiguous environment. The role offers an opportunity to be part of a novel team that will make a significant impact on leading / delivering strategic initiatives, covering risks in our procoesses and supporting the Supply Optimization Leader in re-defining and building a successful strategy for Supply Chain optimization across Europe.

This role is key in translating key inputs from collaborating teams to drive global strategy policy making, and re-design the ways we structure our long-term Supply Chain / Network Planning strategy.

You should be enthusiastic about working with complex data, solving problems in a systematic manner, applying and translating these into tech requirements and collaborating with cross-functional teams in a progressive environment.

You should have solid business and communication skills to be able to work with business owners, understand complex business issues & opportunities, and guide data-focused decision making into proposals for innovative supply chain designs with the overall Supply Chain team.

Above all, you should be enthusiastic about how insights can be used to ease strategic policy making decisions in a newly shaped and young and professional team.

The ideal candidate is able to collaborate effectively with business leaders to answer key business questions. They will need to be comfortable with ambiguity in an ever-growing and ever-changing environment, and be able to guide multi-functional teams.

What is the impact you can expect to enjoy :

Work on high impact projects at the leading edge of one of the world’s most innovative companies.

Help Amazon meet the challenge of growth by designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems.

Work with operations leaders as part of the Amazon Supply Chain team to deliver trans-formative change.

Successful attributes include effective communicator and leader of various levels and audiences, the capacity to remain flexible and adept at learning new tools, and the facility to implement new systems within a team atmosphere.

Our environment is deadline focused and ever-growing and therefore requires detail-oriented candidates comfortable interacting or working with multiple teams (business and technical).

Key job responsibilities

  • Solving complex strategic problems to innovate supply chain designs addressing business constraints
  • Engage with leadership and diversified customer groups to understand the needs and recommend practical solutions to future proof our network
  • Define effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple groups with diverse priorities.
  • Partner with Finance, Real Estate, Legal, Public Policy, Procurement and Engineering organizations to drive the tech future, optimize cost and sustainability
  • Collaborate with Technology teams to ensure that Amazon systems will support the new network design·
  • Derive strategic risk mitigation recommendations from analysis that significantly impacts EU Operations / Supply Chain.
  • Act as a force multiplier for the Supply Chain Optimization Leader, deputizing for the Leaders as needed
  • Supporting presentations to senior executives / leaders as needed (including strategy reviews, OP1, OP2, MBR, QBR etc.).
  • A day in the life

    This role will be an essential part of the newly founded long-term risk planning team within supply Chain and shape amongst others the long-term strategy by bringing real-time reporting into life from cross-functional level to support qualified long-term decision making.

    About the team

    Completely new team and this team is still in the process of being newly founded. You will have a unique opportunity to be part of the brick-laying of this team and shaping a new future-proven org.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Econometrics, Business Administration, Finance, Tech or any related quantitative field from an accredited institution
  • 12+ years of experience leading strategic projects to solve ambiguous problems
  • Demonstrable data-driven decision-making, practical experience with Excel and SQL
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex initiatives, earning trust with globally distributed stakeholders
  • Experience translating strategic direction and delivering high-impact initiatives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including interaction with senior executives
  • Hands-on, results-oriented mentality, combined with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • A proven record of taking ownership and propelling resolution · Highly skilled verbal, written communication, and data presentation
  • Effective communication with both business and technical teams · Ability to take loosely defined business questions and translate them into clearly defined strategic recommendations · Enthusiasm for operational excellence with a commitment to delighting customers

  • Financial expertise and Business Acumen
  • 10+ years of Technical Program / Project Management experience
  • MS degree in Engineering; PMP Certification
  • Experience leading successful transformation and / or tech programs
  • Experience designing advanced Supply Chain processes and implementing world class Supply Chain / Logistics tools
  • Financial expertise and Business Acumen
  • MBA or Consultancy experience (or equivalent)
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