Amazon Program Manager - ACES, UFG Operations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Do you pioneer? Do you enjoy breaking down and solving complex problems for the benefit of a quickly expanding customer base, focusing first on our customer and working backwards? Do you want to be part of a newly formed organization that is designing and launching new business models across MENA? If so, Amazon Global Specialty Fulfillment (GSF) operations is looking for an experienced leader with a strong record of achieving results. We are looking to hire an ACES Continuous Improvement program Manager in Dubai (UAE) to join the team that redefines Ultra fast grocery operation and help us build and grow this new service for our customers. This is your chance to make history. Our overall mission is simple: we want Amazon to be the place where our customers can find, discover and buy anything online. Whatever our customers want, we will find the means to deliver it. With your help, Amazon will continue to enable people to discover new worlds and implement innovation.
Key job responsibilities
ACES program manager is focused on supporting UFG operations team to make continuous improvements on behalf of Amazon customers, to drive into standardization efforts in 3P stores, act as liaisons with other departments, provide process skills, support launches, support Kaizen events in their areas of expertise, launch tech tool to enhance picking process and to run and coordinate cross-functional projects for successful implementation across fulfillment network. This role will also be an SME in all fulfillment related Tech and drive adoption of new tools/systems and processes.
The ACES Area Manager is working with the Site Ops team to
· Benchmark and implement best practices and establish sustainable mechanisms to audit and drive adoption of these processes/systems
· Use the PDCA methodology to drive small scale improvements in processes
· Use the Kaizen methodology to drive large scale process improvements or reduction in costs.
· Sustain roll out of Continuous Improvement (CI) essentials and Kaizen essentials training to managers.
. Act as an SME to ops and 3P merchants.
. Design and own the L&D framework - working closely with ROW GSF L&D team.
. Own the roll out of new tech/systems to improve Customer experience
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Experience defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements
3+ years of defining and implementing process improvement initiatives using data and metrics experience
3+ years of working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams experience
2+ years of program or project management experience
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
Knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) at an advanced level and SQL