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Program Management Office (PMO) Manager

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online.

Amazon Logistics is looking to hire an analytical, technically skilled, innovative, hands-on, and customer-obsessed Program Management Office (PMO) Manager that can drive innovation and execution in last mile delivery and transportation networks.

Reporting to the Director of Network Development the scope for this role includes the coordination, governance and visibility of program and project deliverables to ensure that these are delivered to time, cost and specification.

The role leads the planning process for the Network Development function (including Build, H&S, L&D, Engineering and Launch) working closely with the Program / Business leaders and Finance leadership team. The role will also coordinate the roadmap, templates, toolkits and deliverables across Network Development. In addition to this, the PMO Manager will be the owner of project management systems used as well as the overall change methodology.

Responsibilities:
· Working with Program and Project leaders, the identification of project deliverables and development of an AMZL UK program roadmap
· Identify and introduce project management systems and workflows that support the efficient running and delivery of the program portfolio
· Provide structured program updates to defined AMZL stakeholders highlighting program progress, performance and risk / opportunity
· Lead the development plan for the programs for Network Development and all above mentioned teams
· Overall coordination of the Network Development roadmap working across multiple UK and EU teams
· Provide both a mix of support, coaching and challenge to the UK team in the pursuit of roadmap delivery
· Design and coordinate program governance systems and their respective inputs and outputs
· Provide support and structure to the Network Development Snr leadership team working on their behalf to support product delivery across cross functional teams

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's degree, or equivalent
· Previous experiecne in a PMO Managers role or central support Project Management fucntion
· Highly proficient in the use of Excel and project management tools
· Prince 2 qualified (or alternative)
· Ability to think and influence both quantitatively and qualitatively
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Demonstrated ability and willingness to roll up sleeves and execute to get the job done
· Ability to work successfully in an ever-changing environment with competing priorities
· Demonstrated analytical skills; business trend analysis and forecasting
· Demonstrated ability to successfully influence multiple stakeholders and lead cross functional teams across geographies and business units
· Demonstrated track record of creative problem solving; thinks big, starts small, grows fast
· Strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and ability to manage multiple projects /responsibilities
· A proven track record of setting and exceeding aggressive goals; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, experience, and judgment
· A high level of business acumen, including successful P&L management
· The ability to think strategically, anticipate future trends, develop product roadmaps, and deliver on those plans
· The ability to hire and retain top performers, and lead or direct cross-functional teams across multiple geographical locations
· A thorough understanding of a wide range of business functions and systems, including strategic planning, business development, budgeting, business analysis, finance, software development, and public relations
· The ability to communicate vision and drive various constituencies to execution and work seamlessly with both technical and business teams

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Advanced Excel skills.
· PRINCE2


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