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Senior Product Manager, Amazon Device Accessories

Senior Product Manager, Amazon Device Accessories

Job ID 
552361
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/27/2017
Company 
Amazon Digital Services LLC
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Job Description

The Amazon Device Accessories team is looking for a talented, smart, experienced and entrepreneurial Senior Product Manager to help us build an exceptional and authoritative device and accessory experience. Our mission is to deliver world-class accessories that create value beyond what can be delivered by devices alone, and solutions to help customers entertain, manage, and supply the home.

Joining the Amazon Device Accessories team means partnering with a dynamic and creative group who set a high bar for innovation and success in a fast-paced and changing environment. The Senior Product Manager will play a key role in innovating the Extended Warranty program for Amazon Devices.

We expect the Senior Product Manager to be a passionate customer and category advocate within Amazon, with proven analytical capabilities and project management skills, extreme attention to detail, and the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task. The Senior Product Manager must be an effective negotiator, leader and communicator in working with some of Amazon’s most important partners, as well as with internal cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for consumer-facing products as well as a high level of flexibility, commitment, and a sense of humor.

The successful Senior Product Manager must be able to:

Act as the business owner for his or her categories, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact our business (entails forecasting, monitoring, understanding and reporting on the category, along with responsibility for driving strategic projects and promotions to achieve business objectives).

Have a thorough understanding of the industry, seasonality and global trends/events, and continually monitor competitor/industry developments.

Maximize Amazon’s long-term business profitability.

Have a complete understanding of the customer needs, both existing and potential, and use that knowledge to deliver site features that provide Amazon customers with an unparalleled shopping experience.

Manage vendor relationships, including supplier/partner contracts, day-to-day relationships, and negotiate pricing and business terms.

Create business plans for new opportunities and develop and execute project plans for the launch of new features, incorporating merchandising and pricing strategies.

Coordinate cross-functional teams, and communicate with internal and external parties, while meeting tight deadlines.

Conduct financial analysis of business opportunities to meet and exceed revenue and profitability targets.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in product management, project management, financial analysis and/or marketing
  • Experience leading projects with multiple stakeholders to deliver customer-facing products or services in a product management or similar role
  • Analytical and quantitative skills with experience using data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
  • Experience with Excel and SQL

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically with strong attention to detail
  • Proven analytical skills and highly numerate
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - prioritization, planning and task delegation
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • MBA or similar post-graduate degree
  • e-Commerce experience preferred

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation