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Senior Program Manager - Amazon Video

Senior Program Manager - Amazon Video

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
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Job Description

Amazon Video is changing the way people watch movies and TV shows, delivering more than 150,000 titles on-demand from the cloud to Internet-connected PCs, Macs and TVs. We are seeking a Program Manager for the Amazon Video operations team. The core mission of the Amazon Video operations teams is to ingest content from our partner studios and networks, manage it through the publishing process, and ensure it makes it way to the site on-time and in pristine condition in the format and offers necessary to support our rapidly expanding service. In addition to continuously driving and improving execution of this core mission, a Program Manager on the Amazon Video operations team will work closely with his or her cross-functional counterparts in engineering, content acquisition, product management, finance, and merchandising to ensure the operations team and systems are supporting the broader growth and customer oriented goals of the team.

Key activities include:
  • Establish goals, plans and related metrics, track progress, and manage through obstacles to achieve program objectives
  • Create reporting and dashboards for key metrics to illustrate progress against goals to support team activities and report to management on weekly/monthly basis
  • Work cross functionally with the Amazon Video content licensing, product management, engineering, merchandising and finance teams to document and define initiatives and drive them through execution


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree is required
  • 2-5 years of professional experince in the program managemnt space
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to work with business owners to define key business questions and to build data sets that answer those questions
  • Experience working with external partners and stakeholders to meet deliverable requirements
  • Demonstrated success in achieving aggressive short, medium and long-term goals
  • Strong leader who can prioritize well and communicate clearly across all levels of the organization with a proven ability to influence others
  • Demonstrated bias for action with strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with technical employees

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree or MBA
  • Experience and understanding of digital media and/or digital video supply chain desired
  • A passion for digital media and digital video