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Amazon Project Manager, GES Startup, Global Engineering Services (GES) Startup in Washington, District Of Columbia

Description

Amazon is seeking a Project Manager to oversee and coordinate the execution of successful new build infrastructure and expansion/retrofit projects in our Global Engineering Services (GES) Organization. This individual will lead a team of support personnel and coordinate the resources required to launch new and complex projects with the goals of achieving timelines, staying within budget, and driving standardization within our network. The Project Manager will manage medium to large capital projects with aggressive schedule commitments. The Project Manager will lead and coordinate schedule of multiple vendors at the same time, as well as interface at all levels of the organization.

Key job responsibilities

Manage new and existing programs, successfully delivering difficult projects and goals across multiple organizations

  • Partner with other program managers to secure resources, scope efforts, set project priorities and milestones and drive delivery

  • Owns program communication, accelerating progress by driving crisp and timely decisions, clearing blockers (e.g., path to green), escalating as appropriate

  • Influence design and development of strategic processes

  • Work with program managers and business leaders to communicate and impact critical business initiatives

  • Develop, implement, and governs the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project, or sub-task

  • Provide accountability while reporting on status, asking for help, and immediately escalating issues and problems as necessary

  • Responsible for overall project schedule that enables the teams to be successful based upon the project milestones and Go-Live

  • Position includes travel up to 80% (Nationwide)

A day in the life

Monday

  • Travel to location (Uber, Airport, Rental Car) / 3PL Schedule Review Meeting / Emails / PO Approval / Inventory Tracking

Tuesday

  • Stakeholder Weekly Meeting / Site Walk/ Budget Report /Meetings / Project Incentive Work

Wednesday

  • Safety Walk / Order Review with Procurement / Non-Inventory Review with Site 3PL / Risk Management / PMO Reporting

Thursday

  • Travel to home (Uber, Airport, Rental Car) / Emails / Meetings / Invoice Approvals / Risk Review / Safety Reporting

Friday

  • Update Project Health Tracker / File Travel expenses / Book Travel 3 Weeks Out / Document Lessons Learned / Team Meeting / One-on-One / Project Meetings / Update Travel Calendar

* This role requires you to have exceptional organizational skills to maintain a successful work life harmony

Benefits Summary:

Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:

  1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options

  3. Paid Time Off (PTO)

  4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of program or project management experience

  • 3+ years of defining and implementing process improvement initiatives using data and metrics experience

  • Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements

  • Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) at an advanced level

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience

  • 3+ years of driving process improvements experience

  • Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization

  • Experience building processes, project management, and schedules

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $66,800/year in our lowest geographic market up to $142,800/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 https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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