PB Careers: Amazon Sr. Program Manager, Consumables Private Brand

Sr. Program Manager, CPB Tech

Location: US-WA-Seattle
Job ID: 764536
Company: Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category: Project/Program/Product Management–Non-tech

Job Description
Are you passionate about building customer experiences that change the ways customers shop on Amazon? Are you a customer-obsessed individual who thrives on solving complex problems? Amazon’s Consumables Private Brand team is seeking an experienced Sr. Program Manager to work cross-functionally on new customer experiences that drive customer engagement for Amazon’s private brand products.

The Amazon Consumables Private Brands team is creating a global portfolio of consumables products to meet customers’ daily needs. We are seeking a results-driven program manager to partner to build exiting new experiences that help customers discover and purchase these products in a repeatable way. This role will be truly cross-functional, working with business stakeholders across multiple verticals, building technical requirements, and working alongside development teams to execute your vision.

As a Sr. Program Manager, you will focus on developing customer experiences that help customers find our products, understand their value and experience their benefits on a repeatable basis. This role requires working closely with business and development teams to define strategy and requirements, collect business and systems requirements, and build the long-term vision for your program. You will work with cross-functional teams to influence roadmaps and provide inputs for the necessary product for private brands. You will be expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional project teams. This position involves regular communication with senior management on status, risks, and product strategy.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6+ years of product and/or program management experience
  • The ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, organization/time management and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities; must effectively communicate with tech and non-tech teams.
  • Sound business judgment as well as the ability to think creatively, analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, and prioritize.
  • A proven track record of delivering initiatives from conception through completion on time, within budget and on or beyond the scope
  • Ability to provide thought leadership that fosters product innovation and business opportunity.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and generate innovative solutions in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in gathering requirements and formulating business metrics for reporting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • A proven track record for cultivating strong relationships with key internal and external partners that have resulted in high customer satisfaction
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to distill, synthesize and draw conclusions on large amounts of data
  • Demonstrated ability to own projects, think big, act quickly, and influence across all levels of an organization
  • Curiosity to dig several layers deep into metrics, have an innate desire to understand key drivers and whether they are the correct or best metrics to measure/manage a business or process
  • Diversified experience with entire product lifecycle

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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Christopher Durham
Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.