Sr. Product Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa Software Development Engineer, EC2 Nitro Hypervisor Oversubscription

Western Cape, Full Time

DESCRIPTION
We are looking for an experienced Sr. Product Manager to lead product development of key features in our product roadmap, drive key business metrics, and develop requirements for innovative technologies.
As a successful candidate, you will have experience managing complex businesses, solving technical challenges, and influencing key partner teams to drive initiatives to completion. You have a strong bias toward data driven decision making and an innate ability to understand how metrics relate to business problems and to each other. You are a product leader who has the ability to communicate priorities and work effectively with stakeholders, including teams across software engineering, logistics, product management, legal, finance, and core retail businesses. You should be comfortable with an extremely high degree of ambiguity, can work across a wide cross section of stakeholders, and relish the idea of solving challenging problems. You will tackle novel, situations every day and given the size of this initiative, you’ll have the opportunity to work with Amazon teams around the globe.
Key job responsibilities

Build and manage high quality product roadmaps based on business vision and strategy.
Manage prioritization and trade-offs to ensure the right features are built with the right quality at the right time.
Promote/drive decision making throughout the team.
Partner with global product teams to identify and influence development of new products and services.
Address barriers through problem solving and coordination with stakeholders. Gain support for your strategy and roadmap from stakeholders by writing narratives and influencing peers and senior leadership.
Own, build and drive the customer experience with key local and global stakeholders such as , legal, accounting, operations and tech.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Cape Town, ZAF

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
 5+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
 Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
 Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
 Experience with end to end product delivery

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

MBA or MS in Business Administration, Finance, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
 Experience in influencing senior leadership through data driven insights
 Experience working with internal consumers, especially in emerging countries
 Proficiency in SQL and other statistical analysis tools
 Experience in retail, supply chain, compliance, accounting or operations highly valued

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