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Come build the future with us. What unites all Amazonians across teams and geographies is that we all strive to delight Customers and make their lives easier. Together we are building the future, one innovative product, service, and idea at a time.

We are looking for a motivated individual to join the Inventory Health ( team Supply Chain Execution) and build innovative solutions for our vendors & liquidators with the help of data driven critical thinking.

We are hiring Program Managers to run complex and cross functional supply chain projects. This role is a part of the centralized supply chain planning function at Amazon MENA. The role is very much like an internal consulting role where the incumbent will drive large high impact projects in supply chain. These projects will typically involve designing and building complex new processes, driving technology solutions, driving large cost reduction or efficiency improvement initiatives or launching exciting new supply chain models.
The incumbent will be own the following –
1) They will be responsible for working with finance, supply chain execution, transportation and other Amazon teams to identify pain points and scope out large high impact projects
2) They will be responsible for driving cost benefit analysis and go/no-go decisions on various initiatives
3) Once a go decision is made, the program manager will work to evolve a plan and timeline for execution.
4) The program manager will develop a roadmap and metrics to measure progress of the initiative they own. They will also own writing reports/documents that detail the progress to leadership on a frequent basis
5) They will liaise across functions to drive their project and help clear issues and bottlenecks.
6) They will work with technology teams to scope out and drive any tech changes that are needed
Above all, we expect program managers to be single threaded owners for their initiatives. This is a high ownership position where you directly control your destiny.
Program Managers will be measured on the impact of their project. Depending on the project, clear financial or other impact goals will be set forth. It is the program manager’s responsibility to ensure they drive the program towards achieving those goals.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should have excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or similar.
  • Outstanding analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Must be detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to own and follow through on issues
  • Candidate must have basic Supply Chain and Planning knowledge through work experience or coursework
  • Basic understanding in SQL, proficiency in Microsoft Excel and basic programming skills
  • At least 3-4 years of experience as an Operations/ Planning Manager

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • You should be comfortable with processes and process design/analysis
  • You should have the ability to influence without authority and do so by using data and facts
  • You should be able to deal with varied stakeholders and earn their trust.
  • You are mature and able to function independently with limited guidance
  • You should have excellent written communication skills – data oriented & brevity being key words in your style of writing

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If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, you’ll meet your match with us, as you will be part of a vibe of constant improvement, where the things you do at one moment, you will not necessarily be doing 6 months later. We don’t like to sit still, which is why we always treat every day like the first day. A day to make more good things happen for our customers. It’s that kind of spirit that drives our success now and keeps us ahead of the competition in the future. And you could be part of it. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History."