• Program Manager / Executive Assistant

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 7 days ago(12/3/2018 8:41 AM)
    Job ID
    758775
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Are you looking for your next Program Manager/Assistant role, but not sure where to start? Well, you have found the right place! At Amazon, we are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. This Program Manager /Assistant role supporting Amazon Web Services Solutions Architecture (SA) may be a great role for you.

    This position will partner with one Sales/Architecture manager and a large team supporting the Americas Commercial organization at AWS. The role requires someone who gets excited about a variety of Program and EA duties, including: calendar management, document preparation for meetings (managing agendas, printing materials for reviews), travel coordination, expense reporting, project management, diversity & inclusion program management, and occasional event planning as well as coordinating and communicating quarterly business processes. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to drive results in an ambiguous environment, with a high level of attention to detail. A successful candidate will be at the center of the team and will be part of the glue that helps our team operate efficiently, effectively and happily.

    This role is for you if you are organized, energetic, self-motivated, and care about the employee experience as well as have experience in full-cycle project management (from design through implementation, measurement and continuous improvement). This role is for you if you seek a role in which you can strongly contribute, learn, build, and be challenged.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Effectively and proactively support one Director. Including calendar management, travel, event coordination and expense reimbursement.
    • Serve as a business partner ensuring strategic, proactive and thoughtful support of the rhythm of the business.
    • Fielding business inquiries by researching appropriate resources and/or connecting with the appropriate teams to resolve.
    • Experience managing projects with multiple inputs and multiple stakeholders.
    • Document preparation for meetings such as creation of agendas for staff meetings, or relatedforums.
    • Own and manage team Qualtrics account.
    • General upkeep and management of team goals.
    • Partner with a team Program Managers to develop, execute, and fulfill programs, as well as develop new programs to meet emerging needs.
    • Partner with AWS Sales and Business Development teams to coordinate activities and programs that span across the AWS sales community.



    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum of three years of experience providing senior executive level support.
    • Minimum of two years of program/project management experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated project ownership and consistent delivery on commitments - great organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
    • Strong professionalism and grace under pressure.
    • Advanced knowledge/experience with Microsoft Products (Excel, Outlook and SharePoint) or related advanced tools.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders.
    • Desire to work with others and take on ambiguous tasks.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment similar to a high-tech start-up.
    • PMP certification is highly desirable.
    • Exceptional organizational skills.
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
    • High EQ, maturity, and good judgment.
    • High level of integrity and discretion to handle confidential information.
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