Lab126 Lead-In: Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?
The Business Systems Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing custom business systems implementations and providing status of key objectives to stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of the project. Using strong organization and communication skills to ensure project success by defining and controlling scope, setting and monitoring project deliverable timelines, managing day to day tasks, tracking issues, and managing risks.
Manage project activities across the entire project life cycle and provide status of project commitments to key stakeholders
Manage, prioritize and deliver multiple initiatives in partnership with cross-functional teams
Work with stakeholders to create the project's scope definition, work effort estimate, and functional and technical requirements document
Perform critical path analysis and create project schedules and resource plans
Manage day-to-day work plans and resources
Participate in technology planning and strategy activities to ensure business objectives are being addressed
Develop and manage information system development priorities with business partners
Manage confirmation/promotion of all application development
This role may require some travel.
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Information Systems
7+ years of project management experience
5+ years of experience leading custom development business systems projects
5+ years people management experience
Business knowledge of discrete manufacturing and multi-channel distribution environments; experience with Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) systems in these environments
Proficient in all phases of project management, exceptional communication skills, organizational skills, and time management skills
Project Management certification. Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred. Equivalent training and experience from a tier 1 consulting firm (Accenture, Deloitte, PWC, Bain, etc.) also acceptable
Expert knowledge of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices with an ability to blend them together based on current project requirements
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive San Francisco Bay Area research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronic devices. We engineer devices like Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, Amazon Fire TV, and Amazon Echo.