Amazon currently seeks a creative, dynamic and experienced Sr. Program Manager to join the EU Circular Economy team, focusing om improving recycling across our operations.
A successful Program Manager must be able to work independently, be comfortable with ambiguity, and be able to influence internal / external partners at all levels of the organization.
This role will particularly suit someone with strong analytical abilities, relationship building skills and superb project management capabilities.
Some qualities that we are looking for : you are results oriented (and have a track record of repeatedly delivering great results);
you are an innovator (and have already proven it); you have the intellect and strength to solve really complex problems (some may say impossible to solve);
you are an owner, and do what it takes to make your team successful; you have relentlessly high standards (some may say too high);
you are customer obsessed; you operate well in an ambiguous environment; and finally, you have a burning desire to be a part of something really big.
Key Responsibilities include
Provide subject matter expertise around sustainability with a focus on circular economy waste diversion and waste technologies
Project manage the development and execution of sustainable waste management best practices·
Work with diverse stakeholders to develop, coordinate, and implement strategies to drive improved waste diversion rates across the EU operations network·
Manage projects against plans and objectives to ensure commitments are met, delivering against cost savings goals
Use analytical tools to evaluate the impact of the projects and evaluate available data·
Prepare written analysis of findings and recommendations for various sustainability-related solutions, including business cases to get buy in from senior stakeholders on the projects
Manage multiple, complex projects simultaneously in a fast moving environment
Build relationships with external suppliers and partners, and with internal stakeholders
For this position, we expect..
Graduate BA or BS degree required,
Familiar with supply chain management
5+ years of program and project management experience (ideally within the sustainability domain)
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills.
Experience gathering and analyzing large amounts of data and delivering continuous business improvements.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated experience working in a cross-functional capacity
A strong appetite for teamwork, and a just-do-it attitude.
Well versed in Excel
Further Qualifications would be a plus..
Master’s degree in a Sustainability, Environmental, or a Supply Chain / Operations discipline; MBA preferred
The right candidate thrives in a high energy environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel
Excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done
Willingness to roll up sleeves and do what needs to get done to consistently deliver results
Well versed in Excel and SQL