AbeBooks, an Amazon company, connects millions of buyers with sellers from around the world. We provide a marketplace for hundreds of millions of items that includes everything from exquisite manuscripts and long lost books from your childhood, to postcards from Mohandas Gandhi and signed first editions of "A Farewell to Arms".
We are looking for a Senior Program Manager to own sales tax and payments regulatory compliance planning and to drive resulting projects. In this role you stay on top of the changing regulatory environment and how it impacts AbeBooks by engaging with tax and legal counterparts in the Amazon organization. You triage regulatory changes and own the decision process within the organization to set a path forward. You assemble and lead cross-functional teams to deliver creative solutions that maximize customer experience while meeting regulatory requirements. Your tasking includes managing vendor relationships, gathering requirements, communicating and educating within the organization, getting buy-in, assembling project teams, assigning tasks, documenting functional and design specifications, and owning the delivery schedule.
Why It Matters?
AbeBooks has sellers in over 60 countries and buyers in over 200 countries. Managing the regulatory environment, to make inventory from sellers in so many countries accessible to buyers in so many countries, is one of the things that make AbeBooks unique.
You are a self starter who has strong business judgement and demonstrated experience leading through influence. You can engage effectively at all levels of the organization and thrive in a fast paced environment with multiple competing priorities. You think big and strategically while managing small details that make the difference for the customer. You have demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills as well as ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases. You constantly improve your understanding of the customer and actively participate in designing solutions that provide the best customer experience. You have excellent writing and verbal communication.
•A diploma or bachelor's degree
•5+ years experience leading and delivering impactful projects as a program manager, project manager, product manager, or similar
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to dive into data using Excel, Tableau, or similar and use it to support decisions
•Experience working on a team delivering software projects
•Experience defining requirements for and designing software user interfaces
•Experience leading delivery of software projects
•Background in law, international tax, or marketplace payment processing
•Functional knowledge of SQL
Posted: August 18, 2018
Closes: September 16, 2018