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We are looking for an Italian speaking Senior Transportation Manager to join our team!
As an integral part of the Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) team, the Senior Transportation Manager owns a geographical transportation market.
The successful candidate is a key enabler for the development and success of the programs in the region, and continually identifies operational, service, and process improvements in relation to customer experience enhancement in a cost effective environment.
The ATS team works with Amazon’s FCs, Sort Centers, Delivery Stations, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Retail and Finance teams and externally with service providers, offering business and logistics expertise to ensure optimal delivery of service solutions.
This role will also enjoy cross regional and international exposure.
Drives continuous improvement initiatives with performance team, carriers, operations to improve safety, cost efficiency, reliability, high standard service and sustainability.
Manage the business relationships with carriers spanning resolution of operational issues to supporting commercial and contractual negotiations.
Cross-functional work with the Supply Chain, Warehouses and the Retail organizations to determine future demand for Transportation resources.
Translate the aforementioned into accurate capacity plans and drive market strategy and budget planning along with senior Finance partners.
For each LH supply program available in the region, build strategy and carrier allocation, secure sufficient capacity especially for Prime week and Peak season and overall drive success on costs, reliability, services, safety.
Maintain accurate reporting on key metrics for the market, prepare and lead regular business reviews with leadership and internal stakeholders (WBR / MBR / QBR)
Work across the EU in a cross-functional environment.
Manage and develop a team of Transportation Manager(s)
6+ year’s working experience ideally gained in Transportation, preferably in a similar role within a logistics provider or retailer
Experienced people manager
A degree in Business, Economics, Logistics or similar field
Good interpersonal skills / networking skills
Negotiations / logistics procurement skills / tender management experience
Performance Management experience
Professional written skills and narrative style
Ability to communicate across all levels of management
Strong analytical skills
Fluent in English and Italian
Experience record of taking ownership and driving results on technical projects
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple sophisticated projects and competing priorities simultaneously
Experience record of delivering results in large, cross-functional initiatives