Amazon Japan Consumer Innovation team is looking for a driven, customer-centric, and strategic Sr Manager of Product Management Tech to defines and drives Japan’s Retail Pricing Product strategy.
As a Sr Manager of Product Management for Japan, you will become of the larger leadership community at Amazon JP. This role plays a critical role in the broad business planning, working closely with senior executives to develop business targets and resource requirements, influences our long-
term technical and business strategy, and ultimately enables us to deliver innovative new solutions rapidly. You will hire and lead a team, own the long-
term vision, strategy and roadmap for Retail Pricing in Japan while working with technical partners globally.
The successful candidate will be a comprehensive leader part builder, part operator and part general manager. This includes building innovative, best-
in-class user experiences that will delight customers, driving new functionality, and building Pricing functionality that can grow along with our business.
With the business growing rapidly, you will not have the luxury of having tunnel-vision for any one area; rather, will need to exhibit excellent judgment on how to prioritize between different levers.
You thrive on the day-to-day collaboration with engineers and other product managers, reaching across team boundaries to make the right things happen.
And, finally, with your strong ownership bias, you have an infectious desire to continually improve how things are done.
Key responsibilities include :
Lead the definition, execution, and roll-out of features in collaboration with other product managers, software development managers, and engineers
Manage 3-4 team members and be responsible for their day-to-day success. Actively participate in hiring talented people and assist in the career development of others both on and outside your team, mentoring individuals and helping other managers guide the career growth of their team members.
Gain support for your strategy and roadmap from stakeholders by writing narratives and influencing peers and senior leadership
Work with all the stakeholders to assemble project teams, assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of projects by meeting project milestones.
Collaborate with international product teams to deliver the best product with most efficient use of resources and technologies.
Assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make trade-offs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints and encourage risk taking behavior to maximize business benefit.
Have an entrepreneurial spirit, show excellent judgment, be passionate about high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo), deliver innovative solutions
5+ years of experience as a manager of product managers
10+ years of experience as a product manager
7+ years of experience developing, defining, managing, and executing new products in a fast-paced environment
Strong attention to detail, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
Possess a strong understanding of the software development lifecycle
Exceptional knowledge of Project / Program Management principles and processes
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines while managing multiple competing projects in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated ability to influence over authority to drive project deliverables
Ability to dive deep into data, existing processes, people and systems in order to invent, simplify, and improve inefficient or unnecessarily complex processes
Thrives in a high-energy, fast-paced environment where tactical and strategic initiatives are driven in parallel
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent experience