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Sr. Program Manager, Home Improvement

Sr. Program Manager, Home Improvement

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Amazon Japan G.K.
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Job Description

Amazon JP Home Improvement (HI) is looking for a talented, customer centric Senior Product Manager (Sr. PM). Sr.PM will be responsible for developing new business opportunity for future growth, executing strategic projects to improve customer experience, and seeking operational efficiency, within wide business territory from DIY, Tools, Gardening to Home Improvement.

As Sr. PM for HI, you will have the exciting opportunities to develop various products and services to further grow our business by leading innovation and improving fundamentals. This Sr. PM will report to Vendor Management and drive his/her own projects. Project themes include competitor benchmarking from customer point of view, selection expansion, product discover-ability enhancement, and new service launches. Sr. PM will coordinate functionally with Vendor Managers, Site Merchandizers, and Instock Managers in retail category teams. Also, Sr. PM will closely work with US/EU counterpart PMs and JP/China operation teams to align with global initiatives, reflect best practices, and build & run scalable operations.

Competencies required:
- Analytical skills in dealing with large datasets and interpreting business performance, key financial and operational metrics
- Project management, communication excellence, identifying key contacts, tracking, reporting as a self-starter with ambiguity
- Comfortable with data analysis through excel and internal business intelligence tools
- Language: business level Japanese/English required

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field
· 7+ years’ experience in relevant functions (e.g., consulting, strategic planning, business development, project management, product management)
· Results oriented with a proven track record of delivering strong results
· Ability to think big and innovate
Attention to detail. Logically breakdown issues, identify root causes and patterns, develop actionable solutions
· Proven analytical skills and ability to influence people both internally and externally
· Ability to prioritize and understand constraints in both customer and Amazon terms
· Decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas
· Strong communication skills, which include the ability to write compelling, concise documents
· Business level English and native level Japanese language skills

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong problem solving, highly analytical, attention to detail and solid organizational skills
· A passionate self-starter with the ability to effectively deliver results in an ambiguous environment
· Experience in people management
· MBA preferred