Amazon Careers Near Me – Planning Manager

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Job Summary


Are you ready to relaunch your career in a senior planning and analysis role?

Have you been out of the workforce for an extended time? Or have you been working in a different field and want to return to your career.

Restart your career in a fully paid Returnship Programme at Amazon with the potential to progress to a permanent full-time position.

About The Returnship Programme

This 16-week paid employment opportunity is available to you if you are looking to resume your professional career after experiencing a period of under-employment and/or unemployment.

This Programme offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other professionals who are returning to their careers.

Benefits Included In The Programme

  • Paid, 16 week, Fixed Term Contract
  • Opportunity to Work from home for the duration of the Returnship
  • Flexibility – Your manager will work with you to establish the best and most productive use of your time
  • Work on real-life projects
  • Extensive support and mentorship to get you back up to speed
  • The possibility of full-time employment at the end of the Programme and in-country relocation assistance for moving to the hiring location

Upon successful completion of the Programme, there is the potential of an offer for full-time employment which will be based in the Amazon office in London.

Who can apply?

For this opportunity, the Amazon Returnship Programme welcomes Returners with previous experience in forecasting, demand planning, financial analysis or similar to apply.

If you have a gap in your employment, for whatever reason, or if you are currently under-employed or employed in a different field, and want to return to a corporate Planning and Analysis role then we would like to hear from you.

To apply you must be living in, and have the right to work full time in London and be available to start working fulltime in the Returnship Programme if your application is successful.

This role is responsible for package volume planning for Amazon Hub EU markets and will apply planning, modeling, and financial techniques across many products and go to market channels.

Key job responsibilities

  • Lead annual and quarterly planning processes, volume forecasting, reporting, and business analyses to guide growth of the Hub business, collecting business requirements from internal and external customers.
  • Lead analytical deep dives, performance reporting, and variance analyses
  • Drive strategic initiatives, engaging with finance, product management, business intelligence, engineering, and launch partners across operations and tech to scope and build new processes and systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Unemployed or Underemployed for 12 months or more
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience of finance, planning, or business leadership
  • Experience with financial analysis or modeling
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Advanced Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA/MS
  • Verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives.
  • Leadership background in business management, retail operations or financial analysis with a proven history of owning/driving results
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss strategic business concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas.
  • Experience leading cross-functional projects and programs.

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Company – Amazon UK Services Ltd.

Job ID: A2230916

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