Tuesday , January 31 2023

Amazon Vacancies Work From Home – Supply Chain Program Manager

Website Amazon

Job Description:

The Amazon Exports & Expansion team is hiring a Supply Chain Manager to improve the experience for our African customers. Africa, while relatively small in economic terms today, represents a large and growing consumer market positioned for growth spurred by the increasing productive potential of its young population, rapid adoption of technology and evolving consumer behavior. This role will allow you to work across various internal and external teams to evaluate the customer landscapes, and invent innovative approaches to solve ambiguous problems. If you are looking for an entrepreneurial role within a fast-paced, ambiguous and collaborative environment please reach out for more info then this is the position for you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead S&OP process which builds robust forecasting process to provide short to medium-term (13-week) forecast to various operations teams as planning guidance. Also lead cross-functional teams to conduct peak planning.
  • Develop inbound supply chain strategy and build scalable and efficient inbound process through various programs to drive inbound cost improvement, defect reduction, and seller / vendor experience improvement.
  • Steer the fulfillment network on a daily basis concerning operational issues with our fulfillment centers, 3PL providers, selling partners, and other internal / external stakeholders.
  • Represent local country and partner with / leverage other internal resources to improve delivery experience, manage capacity, among other supply chain initiatives.
  • Take overall responsibility of supply chain management, including S&OP, inbound supply chain, delivery experience improvement

Job Requirements:

  • Highly adaptable to a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and ability to perform in the midst of ambiguity.
  • Solid verbal/written communication, positive influencing skills, and sound business judgment.
  • Strong working knowledge on Excel, VBA, and SQL.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, management, or other supply chain or analytical related fields from an accredited university.
  • Strong data and analytical skills to develop solutions based on data driven information.
  • Familiar with supply chain management concepts including planning, forecasting and optimization.
  • 5+ years of professional or management experience in Supply Chain and/or Operations.
  • Advanced degree such as MBA or Master’s degree in supply chain, engineering, or other related fields.
  • Experience in program management and working with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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