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Amazon Project Manager, Start-Up , Rural in Nashville, Tennessee

Description

Amazon Operations is looking for Project Managers with project management experience to own strategic, tactical, cross-functional and technology projects and programs within Rapid and Rural Logistics centers. These roles require scoping and creating project plans, developing processes, coordinating and driving execution, and communicating to senior management on status, risks and process/project changes. Cross-team coordination, project management and executive presentation skills are essential.

Do you know how to filter extraneous information in the face of adversity (scope change) while keeping your composure?

Can you excel and remain flexible in the height of ambiguity while making sound business decisions? If so then this role is for you!

Key job responsibilities

  • Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal and administrative functions of the assigned program, project or sub-task

  • Solve ambiguous problems and proactively identify and mitigate risks (before they become roadblocks)

  • Define the project (mission, vision, tenets), set objectives, analyze data and drive improvements that are quantified with metrics

  • Work autonomously in an ambiguous environment, seeking to understand business problems, automation limitations, scaling factors, boundary conditions and reasons behind leadership decisions

  • Partner with teams across the business you support and beyond to source, allocate, and coordinate resources

  • Partner with customers, and internal/external teams to ensure timelines and deliverables are met.

  • Work with Sr. project manager and program managers, to communicate and track continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality

  • Create, communicate, and manage budget for projects

  • Responsible for overall project schedule that enables the teams to be successful based upon the project milestones and Go-Live

  • Responsible for managing overall project budget and approving all purchase orders

  • Monitors and reports on the progress of all project activity within the project including significant milestones and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule

  • Active participant in vendor and Amazon safety policies

  • Regional travel up to 80%

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Austin, TX, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of program or project management experience

  • 3+ years of defining and implementing process improvement initiatives using data and metrics experience

  • Knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) at an advanced level and SQL

  • Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements

  • Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams

  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience

  • 3+ years of driving process improvements experience

  • Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization

  • Experience building processes, project management, and schedules

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $59,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $142,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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