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Sr. Launch Manager - ADS

Sr. Launch Manager - ADS

Job ID 
523604
Location 
US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 
11/8/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
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 an experienced Sr. 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 a data center launch program
· 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.
  • 6+ 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.