Amazon.com Regional Leader, Middle East Compliance in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Amazon's global compliance program is looking for a smart, energetic, hard-working, and creative candidate to lead its Middle East program. The successful candidate shows excellent judgment and instincts in decision making and proactively and continually improves their level of knowledge about Amazon’s business, platform, and relevant technologies.

The position is responsible for supporting the global compliance program at Amazon and ensuring compliance with all relevant trade, hazardous materials, and product safety regulatory guidelines. This position will develop regional strategy, build new solutions and processes, and support the ongoing operations for the regional compliance team. We are looking for a talented compliance leader who has direct experience with product regulations to support our rapidly growing and evolving business.

Key responsibilities

· Ensure regulatory requirements are met for new products and support other functions such as Retail, Supply Chain, Transportation, Marketing, Customer Service, and Legal.

· Develop best-in-class processes and systems, and drive continual improvement.

· Drive scalable business solutions which ensure compliance with relevant compliance requirements.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Knowledge of compliance processes and the interplay with global supply chains.

· Bachelor's degree required.

· 8+ years of experience with at least 3 years relevant experience with Middle East related regulations.

· Specific knowledge and/or experience of one or more of the following regulatory environments: product safety regulations and standards: food, drug and cosmetic, toys, electronics; import regulations; private label product development.

· Previous experience with influencing, consultation/advisement and improving remote operations in the Middle East.

· Working knowledge of lean six sigma and process improvement methodologies.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic.

· Ability to work with technical and non-technical business owners to get things done.

· Must be able to think creatively and possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.

· Must be able to use Excel, Word and other common desktop software applications. Must also be comfortable learning web applications and proprietary software.

· Proven ability to manage large and complicated projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Previous experience in tech, electronics, consumer goods, or other fast-paced, technology driven businesses a strong plus.

· Ability to work independently and autonomously.

· Good problem solving skills: acts decisively, promptly and confidently. Not afraid to contradict others and proactively offering solutions.

· MBA or Masters/PhD in technical field.

AMZR Req ID: 478117

External Company URL: www.amazon.com