Interested to help shape the product roadmap for Alexa and Echo in Japan? Come work with us! We’re working hard, having fun, and making history!
As a Senior Manager, JP Country Manager, you will help to build Echo devices and Alexa features for customers in Japan. This role is inherently cross-
functional you will work closely with engineering, design, operations, finance and executive teams to launch features and products and execute business opportunities in Japan.
A successful candidate will be highly analytical, have technology depth and be able to work extremely effectively in a matrix organization and be adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, simple products and applications that customers love.
Key Responsibilities :
Lead a team of Product Managers, Content Editors, Designers and Business Analysts who together define and shape the customer experience, delivering new features and products to customers in Japan.
Own the P&L for Alexa in Japan
Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
Define creative, high quality, simple product roadmaps based on leadership's strategy and vision
Work with public relations team, customer service, executives, and other product management team members
Proactively identify and resolve issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals
Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance and operational support load
10+ years of professional experience with 5+ years of consumer facing software product management experience
Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on deadlines
Experience coordinating complex product development cycles and software development schedules
Experience delivering consumer software products and services
Business-level English & Native-level Japanese language skills (verbal and written)
MBA or Master’s degree
Broad technical breadth and depth including familiarity with mobile technology, web services and back-end application infrastructure
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs
Passion for creating innovative solutions for consumers
Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment