Since 1994, Amazon has continuously expanded its product selection and innovated on behalf of customers in an on-going effort to fulfil its stated ambition of being earth’s most customer-centric company.
Its massive worldwide network of fulfilment and customer service centres delights customers around the world, both directly through Amazon and on behalf of merchants on the Amazon platform.
Today, Amazon’s rapidly expanding consumer product range offers books, video games, consumer electronics, apparel, jewellery, grocery and Amazon Kindle among many others.
Revenues in 2019 stood at more than $280 billion worldwide, $75 billion of that outside the US. Amazon’s presence in Europe region is growing fast with customers across the continent, offering millions of products and a long term vision to allow every consumer to find anything they want to buy online.
As we rapidly grow our business, EMEA executive recruiting team is seeking an experienced Research Associate to help the business scale by identifying and recruiting top talent to fill our senior management roles.
There is no greater reward in search than seeing candidates you have placed have a significant, positive impact on the business.
Research Associate will perform search execution for management positions across all Amazon businesses with focus on AWS.
This is a fast paced role with a fun and exciting, international team. This search specialist will utilize a range of skills to find the best talent for Amazon including search research, networking and candidate development.
This role will drive search navigation by :
To be successful, you will need to leverage lessons learned in executive recruiting with either an in-house executive search team for blue-chip, global firms, preferably in the technology industry, or as an Associate in a large retained executive search company or a search boutique.
You will need to exhibit the following traits :
The ideal candidate needs exceptional research, executive sourcing and assessing skills, and a personality that can keep up with an entrepreneurial, fast paced recruiting culture.
He / she will be someone who can work autonomously and as part of a team, who is articulate with solid oral and written communication skills, and who is a good listener.
He / she must also be organized and able to manage multiple activities to completion.
There is room to rise within the company and take on greater positions of responsibility as appropriate.
Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders :