We are seeking an Enterprise and Supplier Development professional to support the South African operation in meeting its B-BBEE initiatives. As an ESD Program Manager, you will partner with other Amazon Procurement leaders to drive B-BBEE compliance and transformation while building strategic partnerships in and outside of South Africa. You will develop mechanisms and metrics to hold suppliers accountable for performance and delivery ensuring that they are engaging in transformation practices across South Africa. You will also create and maintain global Procurement processes and tools to drive innovation across teams and external partners. This role is responsible for shaping the overall procurement risk and governance strategy and working directly with the team to develop resource and manage the translation of the strategy within the organisation. You will identify and develop Enterprise and Supplier Development beneficiaries across the business. You will also develop mechanisms and metrics to manage the ESD beneficiaries, ensuring that Amazon delivers on its transformation objectives for ESD
The ideal candidate thinks long term, drives multiple initiatives, communicates appropriately, and influences customers and suppliers at all levels. You must be collaborative, but also work with significant autonomy. To be successful in this role you must be highly analytical; think strategically and globally; have a sense of urgency to meet customer timelines; exhibit an intense curiosity and learning drive; succeed in a fast-paced environment; engage and influence key stakeholders; and have a high level of customer focus and business judgement. Also, you must have a demonstrated track record of managing multiple projects and driving them to completion to meet business objectives. It will be critical to embrace and model Amazon’s Leadership Principles and have an entrepreneurial spirit with a “get it done” mentality.
Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To, The Following
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and broader based Black Economic Empowerment and the further diversification of ideas. The relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity and Black Economic Empowerment will be considered when appointing potential candidates.
We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.
Company - Amazon Web Services SA Pvt Ltd
Job ID: A1342642
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