• Engagement Manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/13/2018 6:24 PM)
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  • Job Description

    At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re hiring a technical Engagement Manager to lead AWS consultants, partner, and client teams. Engagement Managers, manage and deliver AWS cloud products and services that enable our Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS) customers to realize their business objectives. These professional services engagements focus on the full platform of AWS customer solutions to help our customers and partners remove constraints and accelerate their journey to AWS.
    AWS Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective AWS customer experience, best practices, and obsessing about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product, service, and training teams, to deliver the right solutions and drive feature innovations for our customers across all industries. Engagement Managers help Customers make decisions to meet their technical and business objectives by providing best practices, proactively identifying and closing project gaps.
    Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.
    Responsibilities and Abilities include:

    Expertise: Collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training and support teams to seek to understand our customer’s needs, their business, how success is defined, and ensure that we are exceeding expectations in delivery and developing valued solutions. Experience leveraging formal program management and development methodologies on enterprise level engagements. Possesses a deep knowledge of program management best practices and how to apply them in an effective yet pragmatic way across complex global programs. Understanding of technology principles and services including infrastructure, business applications, data management, security, application platforms and consumer facing technology.

    Solutions: Lead individuals, teams or multiple groups and play an active role in analyzing project goals, creating a plan to achieve those goals, and then driving the AWS team members, customer stakeholders/SMEs and potentially other third parties to achieve those goals while understanding the client environment and any limitations to execution. Actively looks for ways to improve process efficiencies and effectiveness. Ability to apply strategic thinking and demonstrate understanding of requirements to execute. Ability to make decisions guided by policies, procedures and business plan with limited guidance. Business and financial acumen. Business case development.

    Delivery: Plan, organize, and manage all phases of a project lifecycle to ensure successful delivery. This includes developing and managing project governance plans, project schedules, team goals, defining success criteria, project milestones, and budgets. Plays an active role in managing project goals and driving teams to achieve customers’ business outcomes by managing issues, risks, decisions, and action items. Ability to take ownership, work under pressure and meet deadlines on time. Ability to challenge, recommend and redirect teams as well as manage client expectations during the engagement. Takes proactive steps to ensure teams meet or exceed customer expectations. Works effectively in a dynamic environment with changing priorities. Results-oriented, prioritizes work activities, plans and stays organized in order to meet commitments.
    Communication: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with team members and audiences of all levels. Interfaces with various customer and internal AWS stakeholders which consists of senior leadership teams (C-level execs, SVP/VP, Directors) and project level resources such as SMEs. Plans and oversees the preparation and dissemination of project communications. Demonstrates the ability to understand the operating styles of others as well as team/client relationships, team dynamics, and adjusts behavior accordingly to succeed. Recognizes environmental or cultural nuances and adapts. Excellent presentation, communication (oral & written), and relationship building skills, across all levels of management.

    Teaming: Proven success in working with teams and executive leadership in a complex, global company environment. Team player who effectively integrates, motivates and builds relationships with cross-functional team members (local or remote), sponsors, key stakeholders, executives, and other individuals or organizations involved with or affected by the project. Proven experience working in a matrix environment, managing multiple stakeholders. Negotiation and conflict resolution capabilities. Excellent people management skills, including the ability to influence, negotiate and achieve results through others who are not direct reports. Team player willing to work in an international environment and be part of a global team.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Functional understanding of one or more relevant industry regulations and standards such as HIPAA, GxP, CDISC, and other industry regulatory, security and compliance frameworks
    • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years experience with tier 1 HCLS organizations
    • 7+ years Program Management / Engagement Management experience leading other project managers to deliver a program with multiple and concurrent projects
    • Experience managing engagements using both Waterfall and Agile/Iterative methodologies
    • Competency in Microsoft Office suite, Agile and Project Management toolsets (JIRA, Confluence, Rally, VersionOne and / or MS Project)
    • Project management certification (e.g., PMP, PMI, CSM, PRINCE2, etc.)
    • Extended travel to customer locations as required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Thorough understanding of several relevant industry regulations and standards such as HIPAA, HL7, CDISC, 21CFR Part 11, IDMP, HITRUST, GDPR, and other industry regulatory, security and compliance frameworks
    • Computer Science or Math background preferred
    • Has presented to C-level executives (CIO, CEO, CTO, CISO, etc.) as well as to technical subject matter experts
    • PMP-ACP Certification or Scrum Master Certification
    • AWS Experience and Certifications
    • Managed and delivered IT engagements for a Fortune 100 company
    • Bachelor's Degree in STEM
    • MBA or Masters in Computer Science
    • Understands the value proposition of the public cloud and has managed a cloud migration engagement (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
    • Proven track record of increasing project scope and complexity
    • Possesses a deep knowledge of Agile and Scaled program management best practices and how to pragmatically apply across large, complex projects
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