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Launch Manager - ADS

Launch Manager - ADS

Job ID 
523601
Location 
US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 
12/11/2017
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Alexa Data Services (ADS) provides a wide range of data creation, curation and analytics services to internal Amazon stakeholders. We are looking for a Launch Manager to join our Expansion Team to ensure new data centers are launched successfully and on-time. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is able to prioritize and deliver on deadlines with minimal supervision, has the ability to persuade, inspire and motivate others and drive results. The role requires a very effective communicator with superior relationship building skills. The candidate must have operations and project management experience and should be comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment and be able to partner with multiple stakeholders across the company. She/he will need to understand the complexities of a high growth, fast-paced, high performing organization and can handle multiple, abstract projects while dealing with constant change.

Responsibilities:
· Develop and execute launch programs to support Alexa Data Services Operations expansions
· Coordinate across teams across Alexa Data Services (ML, product management, tech, recruiting, capacity planning, operations, etc.)
· Track and manage multiple timelines, and develop a communication plan for all key stakeholders regarding program details, status updates, key risks, mitigation plans and process/plan changes.
· Develop progress and success metrics for safety, quality, efficiency, associate experience and customer experience (people, process, product and site readiness).
· Displaying judgment to rapidly deploy existing or variations of existing technology to meet aggressive timelines
· Developing and then leveraging strong vendor relationships to realize cost savings

Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in program or project management
  • Experience working with MS Excel and Project
  • Strong data analysis, problem-solving skills.
  • History of collaboration and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done (No job is too large, no job is too small).
  • Must possess excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master’s Degree
  • The right candidate thrives in a high energy, highly ambiguous environment where tactical and strategic activities are expected to be driven in parallel.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to present your ideas clearly (verbal and in writing) to senior leaders and business partners and lead meetings with confidence.
  • Ability to work with a wide cross-section of people in various locations.
  • Indirectly influence others to deliver.
  • Creative and ideas-driven in finding new solutions/ designing innovative to solve problems under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated history building out a program and defining success measures
  • Passion for Amazon and commitment to delighting customers.