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Sr Manager, Leadership Development - Sales, Marketing & Support for AWS

Sr Manager, Leadership Development - Sales, Marketing & Support for AWS

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Human Resources
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Job Description

External Job Description:
At Amazon, our businesses continue to grow and expand because of our customer focus, innovative technologies, and world class operations. Driving all of our businesses are talented employees who are strong owners, have the highest standards, and obsess over our customers.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a Sr Manager of Leadership Development to support their global Sales, Marketing, and Support organization based in Seattle. The Sr Manager of Leadership Development will focus on building and implementing end to end leadership development programs and learning solutions. This role requires strong client management experience with the design, launch, iteration, and improvement of leadership training and development programs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build, evolve, and innovate learning solutions across the globe and influence the broader AWS and Amazon global leadership development agenda.
The successful candidate will join a global team of like-minded functional experts reporting into the Director of Leadership Development and Talent Management for. In this role you will partner with AWS business leaders, HRBPs, and the broader Amazon Leadership Development community.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of:
  • Thinking Big. How do we build bigger, better, faster? What aren’t we thinking of?
  • Diving Deep. Leverage strong analytics to design the leadership development system and influence the agenda. Be comfortable talking about data in a deep and detailed way.
  • Invent and Simplify. Appreciate what exists, identify why it works. Then improve it or build something totally different that derives even MORE value.
  • Be Right, a Lot. Take different perspectives and business needs, develop a solution that works, and move the ball forward. Support your opinions with sound reasoning grounded in the business.
  • Communicating. Share your ideas, listen to others, follow-up, and follow-up again.
  • Building relationships. Partner with HR Business Partners and central teams. Share best practices, partner on solutions, and move the organizations forward together.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field with over 12 years human resource experience in leadership development, instructional design, program facilitation, change management, or senior HR Business Partner roles.
  • Strong coaching, consulting, facilitation and presentation skills, with ability to influence senior leaders in a global, highly matrixed environment.
  • The ability to be comfortable with high volume workload, dive deep into the details, and willingness to "roll up your sleeves."
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.
  • Experience measuring and reporting on business impact of leadership systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • International experience developing leaders, designing and delivering learning solutions across multiple countries.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 15+ years of progressive experience architecting end to end leadership programs.
  • Experience in a high growth business environment with the practical application of leadership development, learning, and talent management.
  • Leadership coaching experience using 360 instruments and / or a variety of psychometric instruments.
  • Global experience developing leaders across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific.
  • Graduate degree preferred.