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Amazon Program Manager, AWS Worldwide Specialist Org in Seattle, Washington


The AWS Worldwide Specialist Organization is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, data-driven, and entrepreneurial Program Manager (PM). This individual will report to the Head of Program Management, focusing on creating and overseeing programs and mechanisms for Specialists and Solutions Architects (SA). Additionally, they will provide necessary operational, budgeting, and program management support across the program management team. The ideal candidate will be versatile, an exemplary team player, and willing / able to create order out of ambiguity. The ideal candidate will have experience building operational programs and can bring relevant experience, superior judgement, great follow-through, and strong problem-solving and communications skills to this role.

The Program Manager will be responsible for working with our Worldwide Program Management team to support existing programs and mechanisms that scale across our organization. This could include providing timely and accurate reporting, event coordination, building ways to increase a sense of community amongst the team, writing organization-wide communications, and creating KPIs and dashboards that reflect program adoption and potential blockers.

The right candidate will bring a proven track-record managing business programs and the ability to earn trust and work effectively with cross-functional and cross-regional teams, demonstrate proven track record of discovering and applying insights toward creating new mechanisms that help build and scale the program, and will always “roll up the sleeves” to get things done. Being able to translate your skillsets into a customer-obsessed, data-driven Amazon culture, and operating effectively in a fast-moving cross-functional environment to drive clear outcome and results is key to your success in this role.

Key job responsibilities

• Work with key stakeholders to define projects, timelines, and deliverables

• Provide accurate and timely reporting for supported programs

• Work within various time constraints to meet critical business needs

• Provide clear and timely communication to the team, management, and stakeholders on status, risks, and changes in writing and via in-person / remote meetings

• Maintain wiki pages and track program status for key projects and programs

About the team

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the pioneer and recognized leader in Cloud Computing. Our web services provide a platform for IT infrastructure in-the-cloud that is used by thousands of developers and businesses around the world. These customers range from start-ups to leading web companies to Global 2000 companies in financial services, pharmaceuticals, and technology. AWS customers are looking for ways to change their business models and solve complex business challenges. This team sits within AWS and drives short-term and long-term growth around our services. Our team consists of Specialists (who drive go-to-market strategy), Solutions Architects (technical experts), and Program Managers.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of program or project management experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in requirement gathering and ability to write clear and detailed requirement document

  • Experience in program or project management

  • Experience with Excel

  • Experience collaborating with globally dispersed teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to act with a sense of urgency, balanced with diplomacy.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $47,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $107,200/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.