Sr. Program Manager, Direct Imports AE/SA Jobs in Dubai at Amazon Middle East and NA FZ

Title: Sr. Program Manager, Direct Imports AE/SA

Company: Amazon Middle East and NA FZ

Location: Dubai

Experience in Project/Program/Product Management and partnering with technical teams

Proven analytical skills and ability to influence people both internally and externally.

Decisive and able to move with speed to implement ideas.

A passionate, self-starter, ready to take Amazon’s local customer experience to the next level.

Strong and successful communication skills which include the ability to write compelling, concise documents.

Broad commercial awareness developed in a fast-moving environment.

Strong retail or product background with proven ability to drive change.

Proven English skills – both verbal and written.

6+ years professional experience

Job summary

Based in Riyadh or Dubai, this role provides the unique opportunity to develop the end-to-end Amazon Direct Imports business from the ground up in one of our highest-potential geographies.

Direct Imports is one of Amazon’s core, high growth program deployed across the globe. The program works with vendors from Asia, US and EU to source head selection for our MENA geographies. We are looking for a talented and accomplished Sr. Product Manager to deliver on commercial, operational and technical dimensions all at once. We strive for better availability for our customers and most efficient supplies from various sourcing countries across the globe and delight customers with unique and available selection in MENA. Product Management covers strategic, commercial, planning and ordering aspects of the business and work closely with various teams across the globe: Vendor Management and Instock Management, Logistics and Operations, Trade, Product and After Sales Compliance and Finance.

In this role you will:

improve the capabilities of Amazon’s supply chain and out-of-country selection expansion.

develop the Direct Import program from early stages to a full blown pillar of Amazon’s MENA sourcing activities with various new product & process launches.

measure and drive continuous improvement of the program for our customers and vendors and promote its adoption.

learn from experienced teams and adopt and apply to MENA. With this, you will develop your Amazon network effectively and fast.

Join us if, you want to use and strengthen your skills in:

Program management

Analytical thinking and business acumen

Ability to work independently under time constraints to meet deadlines and with various teams including tech teams

Making operative daily decisions/tradeoffs while designing long-term strategies, programs and roadmaps

Delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment by holding end-to-end ownership

Trust based stakeholder management (internal and external)

Industry background in Internet commerce and/or FMCG

Experience in managing vendor relations

Experience in senior level negotiation

Arabic skills

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