At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, innovative and driven leaders.
If you would like to help us build the place to find and buy anything on-line, this is your chance to make history and be involved in growing our business by leading and supporting new building expansion and change.
Key to this mission is strategic, large-scale project management initiatives that will allow us to scale our organization for the future in a dramatic way.
We are looking for a senior project leader who is able to partner across functions and businesses to enable new site launches and transformations from an HR point of view.
This role requires both strategic and hands-on leadership, developing, implementing and executing standard HR launch resources, processes, and tools as well as anticipating risks and managing complex issues towards resolution with the country and European HR leadership team.
This role requires extensive travel to launch locations.
Responsibilities include :
Building Launches and Transformations
Inspects and monitors building progress and adherence to standards for people impacting spaces
Challenges and escalates on any variance to agreed standards for people impacting spaces
Anticipates and escalates / resolves people impacting risks for new launch sites and influences mitigation strategies
Anticipates and escalates / resolves critical role hiring risks and ensures internal guidelines are adhered to
Accountable for the timely and accurate set-up of people systems (such as Time and Attendance) and processes (such as the Employee engagement processes)
Responsible for the coordination / set-up of HR capabilities programs for new site HR teams
Responsible for the creation and implementation of building launch / transformations communications plan
Responsible for the coordination / set-up of day-1 launch celebration
Serve as escalation point for any HR related new site issues
Stakeholder Management and Governance
Responsible for the set-up of People Governance structure for a site launch
Facilitates project communication to stakeholders and leads project status meetings
Partners with key internal stakeholders to ensure payroll / time-keeping and HRIS tools and processes are properly implemented on time for site launch
Builds cross-functional partnerships works closely with Regional Operations leaders, new site leadership teams, and other departments such as Recruiting, Workforce Staffing, PR, Legal, Payroll and HRIS to achieve objectives
Creates and implements consistent, repeatable expansion project plans for site launches
Partner with AMZL expansion team colleagues to identify best practices to be leveraged across the network and define key performance indicators for successful site launch
Develop and drive critical people initiatives, large projects and providing great internal stakeholder and candidate customer support
In addition, generalist HR exposure in a fast paced, operational environment is desired