Sr Payments Program Manager

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Are you passionate about customer experience? Can you help drive partner performance and have a track record of contributing on key initiatives? Are you successful at influencing others to deliver when faced with competing priorities? Would you excel at representing Amazon externally?

Payment Business Operations manages relationships with payment partners, including co-branded credit cards, private label cards and Shop with Points programs. The Business Operations team supports the Amazon Payment Products working closely with product management, software development and technical operations. Locally, Payments Business Operations works closely with internal clients such as Customer Service, Finance, Accounting and Fraud as well as third party partners and banks relied upon to process payments. This team also facilitates the local operational relationship with third party payment partners, advocating for customer experience and applying operational improvements. Additionally this team is responsible for supporting operational efficiencies and escalation reduction opportunities. Come and experience a company and team who focus on customer first!

The Business Operations Program Manager is responsible for helping drive operational excellence within payments. This role will support US-based external credit card partner to push excellence and a world-class customer experience for mutual customers globally. This role will also partner with internal customers to identify points of friction, build a business case, propose requirements and advocate for customer experience improvement projects. This role is required to serve as a hands-on analyst, resolving escalations, gathering data and supporting projects.

The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter that can work independently in a fast paced, ambiguous environment with limited supervision. He or she must be a fast learner, who can quickly absorb the nuances of Amazon's varied payment offerings as well as the behavior of Amazon's internal systems. He or she will be analytical in their decision making, with a demonstrated ability to drive issues to completion. Experience in the banking or payments industry is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitating operational relationships with third party partners and internal customers ---holding partners accountable for performance and contractual commitments

  • Recommending, grounding (with data and financial justification) and contributing to drive projects to improve customer pain points within the larger Payments organization and with businesses / services across Amazon

  • Identifying operational gaps in new offerings and proposing operational requirements for new projects

  • Resolving customer impacting issues with technology teams

  • Interfacing with business and technical customers, gathering requirements and producing data-driven analysis; partnering with internal teams to support new payment products or functionality post launch

  • Developing metrics for assessing performance and trends

  • You will be expected to dive deep in all areas of the credit card product.

  • You will be expected to demonstrate significant annual efficiency improvements

  • Proven relevant work experience

  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities

  • Experience driving small to medium sized projects

  • Experience managing external relationships

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in English

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • Experience in e-commerce or financial products such as credit card transacting is a plus

  • Basic to intermediate SQL skill is a plus

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