Technical Program Manager
Amazon Corporate LLC 8,004 reviews - Seattle, WA

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It is an exciting time to be part of Amazon’s growing Global Finance Systems (GFS) Business Applications team. Finance and Human Resources ERP systems, Tax, Business Intelligence and other Amazon systems are critical to Amazon's rapid growth. GFS is seeking a seasoned Program Management professional who would be the driving force that collaborates with business and technical teams globally to deliver world class solutions that are highly scalable, secure, and flexible - all the while maintaining a strong customer focus. You will work with multiple stakeholders to identify, define, and specify solutions meeting our customers' needs. You will work with multiple GFS technical teams to deliver those solutions. You will be the driving force that orchestrates all the moving pieces as needed to ensure successful and on-time delivery. You will also be the face and voice of your project team. You will ensure that all stakeholders are aware of outstanding issues and project status. You will tailor your communications to specific audiences as well as communicate clearly and concisely to both business and technical audiences. Finally, as a member of the Program Management team you will take an active role in our focus on continuous improvement.

Responsibilities include -
- Interact with project sponsors, project stakeholders and multiple business and technical teams to define and deliver project scope
- Drive programs to completion across multiple organizations and teams
- Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs and balance the business needs versus technical constraints
- Plan and manage multiple parallel projects
- Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels
- Create, maintain and disseminate project information to stakeholders
- Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities
- Communicate project issues and status in a concise, accurate, and professional manner
- Build and maintain integrated project schedules that account for internal/external dependencies, constraints, and adequately factors in some contingency for some unplanned delays while still be aggressive
- Remain flexible to changing priorities, open to new ideas and have Amazon's success firmly in your focus
- Establish, improve, and champion the use of formal project management tools and techniques across all projects, in the areas of: project plans, project status reports including executive management reporting, developing and maintaining accurate project deployment schedules, creative and effective risk management, change management, timely issue resolution, managing project expectations notably around scope, and clarifying project roles and responsibilities when needed

Basic Qualifications
- BS degree or equivalent
- 5+ years of Program Management experience, preferably in ERP technologies like Oracle, SAP, Siebel, PeopleSoft managing large global rollouts for the following flow families -
• Accounting to Financial Reports
• Order to Cash
• Procure to Pay
- Proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workloads, maintain attention to detail and work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
- Proven ability to think and act both strategically and tactically
- Analytical problem solving
- Organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Team player
- Proven problem solving skills
Preferred Qualifications
- Country-specific Localization deployment experience
- Project Management certification like PMP is desirable
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Project or like project management tools

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