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Program Manager, Global Sustainability

Job ID: 2030529 | Amazon.com Services LLC

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Job summary
The Global Vendor Management (GVM) Program works with HQ senior leadership from a highly selective group of global Amazon vendors, to support the growth of our mutual business and total relationship success across worldwide Amazon. We are a global strategic business development team, seeking a customer-obsessed individual with excellent business judgement, to build collaborative relationships with vendor executives and Amazon teams across all Amazon countries focusing on Sustainability.

As a Program Manager, Global Sustainability, you will own the Sustainability vendor engagement strategy, working alongside Sustainability experts to influence product roadmaps and innovation across external and internal teams, driving Sustainable initiatives with Amazon’s largest vendors, and ensuring processes and ongoing mechanisms are scalable to deliver a best-in-class Sustainable experience for customers around the world. A successful candidate in this role is a storyteller, one with a passion for sustainability and a knack for taking complex concepts and turning them into easily understood campaigns.

Key job responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Sustainability initiatives and goals for vendors worldwide.
  • Work with senior leadership at our largest vendors to build and drive Sustainable initiatives (such as sustainable shopping and sustainable product development).
  • Lead the vendor facing education of Amazon’s Sustainability work.
  • Develop, build and maintain positive relationships with internal program teams.
  • Collaborate closely with Amazon’s International Expansions and Global Vendor Management teams.
  • Create operational metrics, track and manage delivery timelines, and communicate program status to internal stakeholders.
  • Work autonomously in an ambiguous environment, seeking to understand business problems, automation limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions and reasons behind leadership decisions.
  • Engage cross-functionally to execute test and learn plans to drive engagement and support key business initiatives in a scalable way.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years experience in program or project management
  • Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements
  • Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams

  • 3+ years of Program Management Experience or equivalent professional or military experience.
  • Experience engaging and influencing internal and external stakeholders, including senior executives.
  • Experience leading and owning cross-functional programs.
  • Experience using data and metrics to measure impact and determine improvements.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working on Sustainability initiatives (or a desire to do so).
  • Must be an independent self-starter with a sense of urgency and a desire to be part of building something new.
  • Experience in either Business Development, or working with Business Development teams.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, highly ambiguous entrepreneurial culture.
  • Results driven and comfort in taking calculated risks.
  • Highly polished communication skills - speaking, writing, presenting and negotiating.
  • Demonstrated ability working in an ambiguous environment
  • Proven ability to influence internal/external stakeholders without authority to adopt new processes/initiatives


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