Project Manager, Social Responsibility Ops , Sustainability, GPO

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Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Amazon’s mission is to be the most customer-centric company on Earth. To get there, we need to develop leaders who represent, and can innovate, on behalf of a diverse and demanding global customer base. The Global Procurement Organization (GPO) identifies and procures goods and services at the best value for business, maintaining the quality of products and ensuring that alternative sources of supply are available. The Social Responsibility (SR) and Human Rights program drives customer trust and business continuity by ensuring respect for the rights of workers throughout Amazon’s supply chain and operations. We uphold company standards and expectations (such as Amazon’s Supply Chain Standards and Human Rights Principles), and seek to constantly improve the tools and processes that we use in doing so.
As a Project Specialist SR Ops NA, you will work under the leadership of the Sr. Project Manager (SR Operations NA/Latam) within the Global Procurement Sustainability (GPS) team, closely with Amazon’s Social Responsibility team and the Global Procurement Organization to implement mechanisms to meet Amazon’s human rights principles and Supply Chain Standards and to ensure our suppliers are compliant with those.
You will be responsible for Audit risk assessment activities across Global Operations suppliers and remediation plan coordination. You will work closely with internal and external partners to plan and execute high-quality and impactful audits, which address the highest human right risks.
You will insist on the highest standards for your audits and you will be able to dive deep into every audit area, apply broad technical knowledge, sound business judgment, and partner with key stakeholders.

Key job responsibilities

• Working across GPO, collaborating with external partners (Audit companies) and internal business partners, such as Operations, WW SR and Sustainability, Legal and Risk Management to to identify and assess regulatory and human rights compliance risks as it relates to our supplier baseline
• Reviewing new and existing suppliers (legacy) ensuring that they meet Human Rights compliance, safety, terms of service standards, investigate suspicious suppliers / driver activity and behaviors that could pose a risk to Amazon, our customers, or others
• Driving cross-functional assessments of risks and controls to align to company strategy and risk appetite. Be able to assess the real situation sometimes with limited information in hand in order to make an independent decision about the suppliers’ integrity and compliance standards
• Drafting responses to high-priority and critical issues that arise, in partnership with CSR Lead and SR team
• Handling day-to-day issues (constantly thinking about how to invent and simplify to improve)
• Engage with vendors during the Audit Process, re-establishing expectations around their roles and responsibilities.
• Define and execute on standard communication pathways for all vendors and identify escalation procedures.

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

Dubai, ARE

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

– Bachelor’s degree
– 2+ years of supply chain experience
– 5+ years of program or project management experience
– 5+ years of working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams experience
– 3+ years of defining and implementing process improvement initiatives using data and metrics experience
– Knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) at an advanced level and SQL
– Experience defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Master’s degree in supply chain, business, engineering, finance or related technical or quantitative field
– 3+ years of driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience
– 3+ years of driving process improvements experience
– Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization
– Experience building processes, project management, and schedules

Area
Dubai