AWS Academy Program Manager-Amer

To meet the growing demand for Amazon Web Services around the globe, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.

We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our AWS Academy team.

In this role, you will be responsible for building and running our AWS Academy program with the end goal of incorporating AWS Academy curricula into programs at universities and technical colleges. You will have excellent communication skills and proven program management or business development experience in the IT and/or Academic sectors. To be successful in this position, you must be highly motivated, creative and a self-starter who is able to think big, execute flawlessly and stay focused on the details.

· Advocating value of careers in AWS and AWS certifications
· Increasing awareness/adoption of AWS Academy by academic institutions
· Implement, monitor and manage successful program roll out in conjunction with regional and local teams
· Relationship management with various entities to ensure AWS Academy long term adoption and growth
· Ensuring Academy courses are delivered in line with program guidelines and maintaining high quality execution in all levels and areas of program
· Reviewing Academy feedback and following up on items that need additional action
· Identifying instructors and students to profile for Academy marketing purposes
· Identifying and developing opportunities for ongoing program growth and development, including identifying internal and external demand for cloud computing employment

Basic Qualifications

5+ years relevant work experience in the Academic sectors

2+ years of sales and/or business development experience

Two years plus SalesForce experience with ability to run adhoc reports

Capability to logically plan and set priorities, identify and resolve problems to produce measurable results

Ability to effectively work with a variety of organizations, management levels, cultures, and personalities

Superior written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational and project management skills

Experience working with cross-functional teams and virtual teams

Understanding of cloud computing

Comfortable working in a start up environment

Comfortable with high level of administrative work

Up to 20% of travel required

Preferred Qualifications

Recent experience in a fast-paced, multinational technology company

A high-level technical background

Understanding of the academic environment, including funding models, program development frameworks and government approved training packages

Event coordination (third party and in house)