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Amazon Pathways Operations Manager

Amazon
UK, Virtual Location - UK |
19 days ago: Amazon

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PATHWAYS OPERATIONS PROGRAM
You can become a great leader in a Fortune 100 company where you can manage people, processes, and technology in one of the world’s leading logistics, supply chain, transportation, and fulfilment operations! The Amazon Pathways Leadership Development Programme is looking for high potential graduates to become Amazon's next General Managers, Directors and VPs. Through a series of intense, progressively challenging opportunities in the core of our world class operations network, we will stretch your leadership capacity to its full potential. The leadership lessons you learn and credibility you develop will benefit you over the rest of your career and quickly prepare you for effective executive leadership roles.
About the Pathways Leadership Development Programme
The Pathways Leadership Programme is a five year programme designed to fast-track your leadership capabilities and career. For over 10 years, the Amazon Pathways programme has attracted innovative, talented leaders who are now highly influential Senior Leaders and Executives in critical areas of Amazon's business, in locations all over the world. As a Pathways candidate you will begin as a front-line, Area Manager in our one of our Fulfilment Centres in Europe. Right away, you will lead a team of 50-100 people and take on progressive assignments specifically designed to test your leadership and analytics capability.
It is a hands-on role where you will be involved in continuous improvement projects in order to increase efficiency and productivity in your assigned area of responsibility. After 12-18 months you progress into the more strategic roles as Operations Manager and after yet 12-18 months you will graduate as a Senior Operations Manager. Depending on your skills, development and dedication, you can progress even faster.
To support your leadership development, you will receive mentoring and have regular meetings with the General Manager as well as annual meetings with all Pathways candidates to discuss projects, challenges and success stories throughout the programme.
All in all, our Pathways candidates are expected to master our tools, processes and unique operations culture, which have established Amazon as Earth’s most customer centric company.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Your profile:
You are currently enrolled in or are a 2019 graduate of a Masters, MBA or PhD and available for full time work in 2019.
· You have either a MBA, PhD or Masters in Operational Logistics, Manufacturing, Engineering, General/Industrial Management, Supply Chain and Transportation Management or similar.
· You possess relevant previous experience in the operations space.
· You have demonstrable leadership ability, with a flair for managing others;
· Your interpersonal skills are exceptional – with multiple stakeholders, at varying levels of seniority;
· Demonstrable analytical skills accompany your sound business judgement;
· Flexibility is a necessity; moving between our European sites should not be onerous for you.
· You’re numerate and comfortable with taking on some financial responsibilities and decisions;
· An adept communicator, with near/native-level ability in both written and spoken English;
· Preferably you're also fluent or at least advanced level in at least one of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Czech or Polish
Applications Open: 14th March 2019
Applications Closed: 11th April 2019
Salary: Competitive
Locations: Dunfermline, Dunstable, Tilbury, Warrington, Marston Gate, Peterborough, Milton Keynes, Doncaster, Rugeley, Manchester, Bolton, Altrincham


DESCRIPTION PATHWAYS OPERATIONS PROGRAM You can become a great leader in a Fortune 100 company where you can manage people, processes, and technology in one of the world’s leading logistics, supply chain, transportation, and fulfilment operations! The Amazon Pathways Leadership Development Programme is looking for high potential graduates to become Amazons next General Managers, Directors and VPs. Through a series of intense, progressively challenging opportunities in the core of our world class operations network, we will stretch your leadership capacity to its full potential. The leadership lessons you learn and credibility you develop will benefit you over the rest of your...