Sustainability And Circular Economy Program Manager

Amazon Lab126 Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 2 months ago

Amazon Devices is looking for a bright, customer obsessed, hard-working and detail-oriented candidate to join our team. This person will join and support our growing Supply Chain and Operations Sustainability team which includes stakeholders from Manufacturing and Reverse Logistics.

We are seeking an experienced candidate to implement Amazon Device's circular economy strategy to minimize the environmental, social and financial cost of waste throughout our operations and supply chain. You will develop programs and projects that promote source reduction, reuse and recycling while defining key success metrics. You will also be responsible for tracking emerging regulation related to circular economy and align our strategy and roadmap accordingly. In addition, you will manage other supply chain sustainability programs.

This opportunity requires excellent project management skills, the ability to navigate ambiguous environments and a keen eye for detail. You should think constantly about how to effectively and efficiently deliver results with measurable impact.

The candidate should be comfortable in both an ambiguous, self-sufficient role, as well as one of team support and interaction. Ownership of work is extremely important, and candidates should have a proven record of working with projects to their completion. The candidate should be motivated, agile, with strong time management and product management skills, and is technical and analytical. The candidate should have excellent troubleshooting, problem solving skills and ability to succeed in a fast-paced, technical environment. At the core of the position is the ability to build innovative and pragmatic solutions to enable circularity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts to find innovative routes and partners to enable circularity

  • Coordinate integration with a wide variety of internal technical teams

  • Develop and report metrics to evaluate impact

  • Professionally communicate and present to key decision makers and leaders

  • Meet with and receive feedback from project stakeholders on an ongoing basis

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify issues, and devise contingency plans with your stakeholders Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, compliance or related field.

  • Extensive years of relevant work experience in program/project management.

  • Microsoft Office

  • Track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously in an environment that moves quickly

  • Ability to self-direct, multitask, and prioritize constantly evolving workload.

  • Experience in waste management, recycling and/or second hand goods MBA or related Master's Degree

  • Passion for circular economy, sustainability and technology

  • Knowledge in hazardous, electronic waste and transportation requirements.

  • Innate desire for excellence in all endeavors that is infectious and sets the bar for the team

  • Experience working with policymakers and navigating government oversight

  • Attention to detail in process improvement and data analysis.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

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