• Sr Program Manager – Demand Planning

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/16/2018 11:15 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Work hard, have fun, and make history at Amazon Web Services! The AWS Infrastructure Regional Capacity Planning Team is searching for a passionate and talented Sr Program Manager to lead the global infrastructure capacity planning process for multiple AWS regions. You will work across the entire AWS Organization to align on long range demand for data center capacity and the infrastructure response through the acquisition of space and power. You will lead the Strategic Sales and Operations Process which establishes the plan and work across AWS to manage strategic execution, including the acquisition of long lead infrastructure for the AWS regions you own.
    If you love being at the forefront of industry growth and development, developing and executing processes in a highly ambiguous, rapidly growing environment and driving long range business strategy, then this is a spot for you. This is a high impact role offering an opportunity to drive and influence business-critical decisions impacting the long-term future of AWS.

    You are the ideal candidate if you are a leader, who can demonstrate the ability to:
    Working with forecasting and demand planning for AWS product or service you support. Help with translating customer requirements into a full production schedule for AWS infrastructure teams to support.
    You will work in a fast-paced environment, taking on various role and working with teams to define priorities.
    You will lead and execute strategic business and process improvement initiatives, work across many stakeholders and cross-functional teams, and define measures of success for these initiatives (i.e. customer facing KPI’s).
    You will communicate and explain end-to-end supply chains (inputs, outputs, rationale, gaps) and recommendations to senior management. This will be through preparing and presenting detailed, data-driven business reviews and proposals.
    You will focus on finding ways to enable our customers, stakeholders, and partners to solve problems at scale by proposing and finding ways to streamline, optimize, and improve systems and processes.
    Keys to success in this role include exceptional analytical, judgment, and communication skills. The candidate needs to be able to extract insights from data and be able to clearly communicate clearly appropriate triggers and actions.
    Program manage and support activities required to gain capital expansion approval for critical long lead infrastructure
    Dive deep into inventory planning models to identify risks and opportunities and resolve constraints by negotiating across demand and supply owners

    Basic Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Finance, Business or Mathematics
    • Proven track record of high impact business results on global projects
    • In depth knowledge of Inventory Modeling / Supply Chain Management concepts, e.g., forecasting, planning, optimization
    • Experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Excellent written composition and verbal communication skills
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel (look-ups & pivot tables)
    • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Comfortable managing through a high degree of ambiguity
    • Excellent analytical and creative thinking skills and ability to break down complex problems with no clear answers (and at times, conflicting data) into simple, innovative solutions and/or clear, measurable implementation plans.
    • Experience creating, iterating, improving processes, and solving problems at scale

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 3+ Strategic Program management exposure
    • 3 – 5 years of work experience driving long lead capacity expansion requiring capital expenditure approval
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL, Perl, Unix/Linux, Visual Basic or other programming languages are a plus
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