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Business Operations Analyst - Professional Services

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

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At AWS Professional Services (ProServ), we are building a global professional services team to work on enterprise customer engagements around the world, and to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity supporting these customers. To help grow and scale this business, we are looking for a Business Operations (BizOps) Analyst, for the EMEA region, with strong operational, organizational, collaboration, and communication skills.


About this role:
This individual will match the right talent with the right project at the right time. They will help us maximize our available capacity while avoiding employee burnout. They will work closely with practice managers, helping them assess staffing needs based on each project’s requirements, and let them know who on the team is available to work.

Preferred location: Luxembourg. Alternate location: London, UK.

Up to 25% Travel expected.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Allocating all ProServe staff and partners to ProServe projects;
· Working with engagement and practice managers to review and design work packages and resourcing plans to deliver against project deliverables while leveraging the best available staffing from internal regional resources, center of excellence staff, and partners;
· Advertising open project assignments, and promoting the availability of consultants globally to encourage sharing of resources across regions to increase utilization;
· Maintaining up-to-date profiles of skills, knowledge, and competencies for practice resources;
· Managing the availability of resources by maintaining up-to-date assignment information;
· Constantly monitoring resource assignments and time sheet data to ensure accuracy of bookings;
· Conducting regular reviews with regional teams (project managers, team leads, and regional heads of services) to plan consultant assignments, review bookings, work through conflicts, and identify opportunities for consultants;
· Proactively spot forecasted bench time for consultants and work with Practice Managers to identify new assignments;

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Sales Operations / Professional Services Operations experience;
· Experience in external Professional Services. Note: AWS experience may be substituted;
· Strong Excel skills and ability to create reports;
· Ability to manage, educate, develop and consult with internal clients;
· Continuous improvement mindset;
· Problem solver
· Excellent planning and organizational skills
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent leadership, negotiation, influence and conflict management skills
· Ability to interact positively with employees at all levels of the organization

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelors Degree
· Experience with SalesForce application preferred
· Excel/financial modeling skills and ability to create reports
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Vet.

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