• Mgr, Strategy and Planning

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/10/2019 1:54 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

    The Role:
    As Program Manager of Strategy and Planning, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff in the Fire OS organization to design, build, and streamline our operations. In this role, you will:
    • Work with key stakeholders in the Fire OS and partner organizations to drive our twice yearly operational planning
    • Define top level organizational goals
    • Lead headcount planning and modeling
    • Identify common problems and inefficiencies across the Fire OS organization and come up with creative solutions to eliminate them
    • Communicate, written and verbally, with senior management on our planning and execution status.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • 5+ years of experience working in the technology industry
    • Experience communicating with and presenting to senior leadership
    • Experience analyzing and proposing data-driven solutions
    • Experience with Excel

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience as a program manager
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail and willingness to roll up sleeves
    • Demonstrated examples of leadership and ability to influence
    • Ability to prioritize effectively to manage multiple, changing priorities
    • Understanding of six-sigma and/or continuous improvement methodologies
    • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems. In particular, identifying customer and vendor needs and inventing new and efficient ways to meet those needs
    • Experience in Scripting languages.
    • Experience doing operational planning and headcount management.

    Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.
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