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Manager, Amazon Launchpad

Job Title: Manager, Amazon Launchpad
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 254097de-a962-4d22-9f2c-29b5fa9ea2ed
Job Published: November 13, 2020 23:01

Job Description

Job Description

· Manage the team that sources and works with sustainable and US-based startups, helping them to grow their businesses within the Amazon Launchpad programme · Lead, motivate, develop, and promote your direct reports · Develop relationships with multiple internal teams, including those sitting in locations across the world · Develop relationships with external partners (venture capital firms, crowdfunding companies, accelerators, etc.), negotiating and securing benefits for Amazon Launchpad members · Drive startup marketing initiatives to grow their brands in Europe · Own the development and evolution of this part of the business as it grows, producing the plan for 2021 and beyond · Project manage complex areas for the whole Amazon Launchpad programme · Work with different parts of the Amazon business to implement improvement projects · Source leads from global startup conferences/events and establish Amazon Launchpad's presence in the global startup community

Candidate Description

· A bachelor's degree · 5+ years of experience in business management and/or programme development · 3+ years of strategic planning and ownership · Outstanding interpersonal skills: decisive, action-oriented, and able to motivate, inspire, and lead cross-functional teams in different geographies, business units, and industries · Strong analytical skills with an ability to anticipate, collect, and use relevant data · An exceptional ability to solve problems and coordinate with global team members · The ability to innovate in issues related to process/programme development and maintenance · Excellent business judgement, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done

What is the desired experience?

· Experience working with startups, VCs, and sustainable innovation · A second language · Strong drive for results, with the ability to manage independently and take calculated risks · SQL and Microsoft Excel fluency · Attention to detail, excellent organisation skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities · Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes · Proven track record of continually advocating on behalf of your internal and external customers · Ability to succeed in an ambiguous, fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organisation

Do you want to manage a team focused on helping startups and brand owners to launch their new, innovative products on Amazon? Are you interested in building a brand-new programme focused on identifying, recruiting, and supporting the latest businesses driving sustainable innovation?

If yes, we are looking for bright and ambitious individuals to build their careers within the Amazon Launchpad Europe team., · A bachelor's degree · 5+ years of experience in business management and/or programme development · 3+ years of strategic planning and ownership · Outstanding interpersonal skills: decisive, action-oriented, and able to motivate, inspire, and lead cross-functional teams in different geographies, business units, and industries · Strong analytical skills with an ability to anticipate, collect, and use relevant data · An exceptional ability to solve problems and coordinate with global team members · The ability to innovate in issues related to process/programme development and maintenance · Excellent business judgement, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done

What is the desired experience?

· Experience working with startups, VCs, and sustainable innovation · A second language · Strong drive for results, with the ability to manage independently and take calculated risks · SQL and Microsoft Excel fluency · Attention to detail, excellent organisation skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities · Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes · Proven track record of continually advocating on behalf of your internal and external customers · Ability to succeed in an ambiguous, fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organisation

Employer Description

Amazon UK Services Ltd.

Do you want to manage a team focused on helping startups and brand owners to launch their new, innovative products on Amazon? Are you interested in building a brand-new programme focused on identifying, recruiting, and supporting the latest businesses driving sustainable innovation?

If yes, we are looking for bright and ambitious individuals to build their careers within the Amazon Launchpad Europe team.

What is Amazon Launchpad? Amazon Launchpad is a unique programme showcasing cutting-edge products from startups and entrepreneurs from around the world, making it easy for them to onboard, market, and launch new products to millions of our customers.

What is the Manager role? Working within one of the fastest growing areas of Amazon, you will a) develop the sustainable innovation programme, leading the team that recruits and manages businesses focused on sustainable product innovation, b) lead our strategic US startup recruitment programme, being ultimately responsible for their performance selling through Amazon Launchpad in Europe. To do this you will:

· Manage the team that sources and works with sustainable and US-based startups, helping them to grow their businesses within the Amazon Launchpad programme · Lead, motivate, develop, and promote your direct reports · Develop relationships with multiple internal teams, including those sitting in locations across the world · Develop relationships with external partners (venture capital firms, crowdfunding companies, accelerators, etc.), negotiating and securing benefits for Amazon Launchpad members · Drive startup marketing initiatives to grow their brands in Europe · Own the development and evolution of this part of the business as it grows, producing the plan for 2021 and beyond · Project manage complex areas for the whole Amazon Launchpad programme · Work with different parts of the Amazon business to implement improvement projects · Source leads from global startup conferences/events and establish Amazon Launchpad's presence in the global startup community, What is Amazon Launchpad? Amazon Launchpad is a unique programme showcasing cutting-edge products from startups and entrepreneurs from around the world, making it easy for them to onboard, market, and launch new products to millions of our customers.

What is the Manager role? Working within one of the fastest growing areas of Amazon, you will a) develop the sustainable innovation programme, leading the team that recruits and manages businesses focused on sustainable product innovation, b) lead our strategic US startup recruitment programme, being ultimately responsible for their performance selling through Amazon Launchpad in Europe. To do this you will