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Senior Program Manager, Air Cargo

Company:, Inc.
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for aviation? Are you interested in helping grow air cargo operations from the ground up? Amazon Air is seeking highly motivated individuals to identify and develop game-changing air transportation solutions for Amazon's middle-mile transportation network, with the aim of ultimately improving our customers' experience. Work will make a significant, measurable impact on the business goals for Amazon Air. If you want to work for a great company and have the opportunity to delight our customers, then join us in making Amazon history!

The Senior Program Manager, Air Cargo will be responsible for owning all facets of a Cargo business line. It will be necessary to dive deep independently on broad scope issues, and then identify, develop, and execute new processes, policies, goals, and long-term solutions that are commercially viable. You will communicate with stakeholders, managers, peers, team members - both within the team and other departments - to drive effective solutions to complex challenges. You will need to quickly identify key success metrics to best understand performance and work cross-functionally to implement solutions that effectively exceed targets.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Anticipating business needs based on strategic objectives
  • Representing Amazon Air with partners, and working across all relevant cross-functional areas to guarantee effective communication, implementation, and execution of objectives
  • Developing strong relationships with stakeholders, connecting with key business executives and preparing performance reports
  • Possessing deep knowledge of partners' vision, products, and objectives
  • Identifying and communicating roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to cross-functional project teams to gain buy-in and deliver results
  • Domestic travel required up to 20% of the time.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of progressive program management or relevant work experience
  • Master's degree or foreign equivalency in Business Administration, Engineering, or operations management
  • Analytic experience in the areas of transportation or network management. Ability to use analytical tools to dive deep, staying in touch with the details of the business
  • Experience developing or managing complex logistical processes for cargo operations, air freight, freight forwarding, transportation, or logistics
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and excellent commercial judgement
  • Relentlessly high standards that are never satisfied with the status quo
  • Proven track record of working in cross-functional organizations, while navigating through ambiguity, managing and coordinating multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability, and delivering on commitments
  • Use of process automation and innovation to drive long-term solutions
  • High proficiency in written and oral communications and ability to produce concise, relevant, strategically driven documents and presentations for both the frontline operation at airports and company leadership
  • Must demonstrate the ability to influence internal and external organizations to achieve corporate goals, including the ability to influence and manage upward as necessary

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit


Keywords:, Inc., Bellevue , Senior Program Manager, Air Cargo, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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