Amazon Recruitment – Sr Practice Manager

Website Amazon

Job Description:

At AWS, we are looking for a Senior Practice Manager with a successful record of leading enterprise customers through a variety of transformative projects involving emerging technology topics such as ML/AI, data analytics, IoT and High performance compute; delivering business outcomes that contribute to our customers’ transformation journey. An SPM will focus on a geography and a set of technical specialties, and will manage a team of direct reports (including mangers). The SPM will develop a long-term plan to develop the right skills across the team, influence the go-to-market strategy within the region and collaborate across the entire AWS organisation to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coach and teach – collaborate with field sales, pre-sales, marketing, training and support teams to help partners and customers drive business outcomes through application of emerging technologies.
  • Lead great people – attract top IT/data specialisation talent (ML/AI, SAP, data analytics, IoT and high performance compute) to build high performing teams of consultants with superior technical depth, and outstanding customer relationship skills
  • Engage customers – collaborate with enterprise sales managers to develop strong customer and partner relationships and build a growing business, driving adoption of emerging technologies in key accounts.
  • Be a customer advocate – Work with engineering teams to convey partner and enterprise customer feedback as input to technology roadmaps
  • Deliver value – lead high quality delivery of a variety of customized engagements with partners and enterprise customers in the commercial sector.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to travel to client locations when needed.
  • Hire, develop and retain top talent. Set objectives, manage performance and coach your team to help them achieve their career goals.
  • Practice leadership as manager of managers; team size &gt30 and P&L responsibility
  • Has presented change management and transformation straegies to customer C-suite as well as to technical subject matter experts. Routinely engages at these levels with customers, as well as with their consulting partners
  • Strategically collaborate with our partner ecosystem, establish technical relationships with key Systems
  • Influence delivery of projects, ensure high quality, on time and on budget delivery and customer satisfaction.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Highly technical and analytical, possessing 10 or more years of progressive technology implementation experience
  • 10+ years’ hands on experience delivering business value to customers with Data and Analytics, IoT, HPC and AI/ML solutions

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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