Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and hires qualified individuals regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, age or disability.
Amazon Brazil Team is looking for a program manager to play an important role within the team. Reporting to the lead Program Manager, this person will have the following responsibilities :
Support and own the upcoming projects and work through all related dependencies with internal and external teams, including the local technology team.
Act as liaison between different teams (international and local technical, tax, finance, operations teams) to ensure activities are synced and information flowing.
Keep leadership communicated about key project issues and actively work with responsible teams on identifying and solving paths to green.
Create and lead go-live plans, end to end user testing cases, ensuring all retail business teams have their launch goals created and delivered on time.
Ensure the team is focused on the highest value activities and business issues that would be critical path for launch.
Ensure the effectiveness of key leadership meetings by managing agenda and by ensuring the most important topics are being framed and considered properly.
Regularly poll the team in advance for their hot-points and creating the appropriate agenda.
Support teams in BR needing help thinking through problems (both business and technical).
Create and control the project document depository and make sure teams are following proper documentation of their activities and decisions.
The successful candidate will be a person who enjoys and excels at dealing with ambiguity and design and define programs with conflicting or little information.
He / She will have excellent composure, written and verbal communication skills, the ability to create and sustain urgency, and a proven ability to lead large cross-
functional tech / business projects including communication across all levels and teams in the organization : senior leaders, technical teams, finance, fulfillment, and business leaders.
3-7 years of experience in managing medium to large programs, managing deadline and communicating with stakeholders.
Technical but not a software developer. Understand functional specifications, and can discuss issues with technical teams.
Demonstrated ability to be a big picture thinker, strategist and long-term planner.
Strong communication skills in English, including the ability to effectively manage, influence, negotiate and communicate with external business partners and internal teams to meet operational performance goals.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workloads, maintain a strong attention to detail and work independently in a fast-
paced and rapidly changing environment.
Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design workable solutions and drive projects to successful implementation.
Demonstrated bias for action and ability to handle complex and ambiguous scenarios.
Ability to manage conflicting priorities - capability to work on several projects in parallel.
Completed Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from preferably a top-tier Computer Science or Business school.
Project management experience that shows how to organize find solutions and follow through to a successful conclusion
Strong analytical and data gathering skills, including the ability to translate large amounts of data into actionable insights
Can adapt well to changing circumstances, direction, and strategy