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Amazon Sr. Operations Manager, Kindle Content Quality in Chennai, TennesseeIndia


We are looking for an experienced operations management professional to manage operations and process optimization for our Kindle content quality operations team. This individual should be able to work in a fast-paced environment where they can affect the customer experience and add value to the business at the same time.

The Senior Operations Manager will work closely with various business stakeholders to develop varied solutions ranging from automation, optimization, performance improvement for strategic business and operations programs. This individual should have a passion to dive deep, project management skills, a focus on simplification and optimization, passionate about career development people management skills, a high level of customer focus, and a track record of transforming operations performance data into digestible, actionable insights. The Senior Operations Manager must be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, with attention to detail, and ability to create a vision that includes goal-setting, strategy development, execution, and optimization.

Key job responsibilities

  • Lead the Core Operations team across multiple programs by setting the vision, direction and culture of the team. Collaborate with internal/external partners to build roadmaps by creating team strategy and vision.

  • Drive continuous improvement in Quality, Productivity, Customer experience, Program and People metrics, influence business teams to prioritize changes (tech and process/program) and present key improvement strategies.

  • Manage individual and team performance expectations and goals, monitor service levels, and hold the teams accountable to meet and exceed performance targets by resolving performance barriers as needed.

  • Create a culture of accountability, transparency and collaboration to perform rapid deep dives into root causes of defects and implement scalable solutions to mitigate recurrence.

  • Collaborate to deliver sophisticated metrics dashboard for the various programs to monitor metrics and drive improvements.

  • Responsible for planning and deliverables for multiple programs, including headcount planning, hiring, infrastructure and utilization.

  • Develop mechanisms to communicate with leadership and partner teams – Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly reviews and device plan of action on the opportunities.

A day in the life

You will lead operations with focus on continuous improvement. Additionally, you will be responsible for people and project management skills by conducting in-depth analyses, thinking big and identifying game-changing opportunities. Lastly, you will be expected to deliver solutions that are technology based, highly scalable and flexible - all while maintaining people, customer and business partner focus. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to identify, define, and specify solutions meeting our customer’s needs. You will demonstrate execution in a dynamic operational environment and will be able to lead at strategic and tactical levels by diving deeply into metrics.

About the team

Kindle Content Quality Org is tasked to ensure that Kindle eBooks provide the highest quality as defined by customers in the eBook market segment. Content defects interrupt the reading experience; the closer we get to defect-free content, the more the reader will remain immersed in the world the author created. We assess quality using the KCQ Global QA Standard, the standards in which are derived from customer input, feedback from internal teams, and competitive quality intelligence

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Chennai, TN, IND

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience analyzing data and best practices to assess performance drivers

  • Experience influencing internal and external stakeholders

  • Experience using analytical, account management, and productivity tools, such as, Oracle Business Intelligence, SalesForce, Tableau, or similar

  • 6+ years of team management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA

  • 5+ Years of work experience in working with multiple stakeholders like technology, product and finance