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Education Program Manager

Education Program Manager

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Amazon Web Services Australia Pty Ltd
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Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
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Job Description

Would you like to be a key member of the Education Leadership team and lead AWS’s effort focused on increasing adoption of Amazon Web Services in Education?
Do you have the business savvy and the technical background necessary to help establish Amazon as a key technology platform provider in K12 and High Education?
As our Education Technical Program Manager you will have the exciting opportunity to help drive the growth and shape the future of an emerging technology in this highly strategic market segment. Your responsibilities will include working with our customers to ensure adoption of AWS as their first choice of cloud services provider, run enablement sessions for faculty and students, drive workshops to showcase the various capabilities of AWS, and promote AWS technology to as wide an audience as possible. The ideal candidate shall possess a strong technical capability and experience, as well as having experience engaging with customers.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Drive in country Education Technical Program management and increase user (faculty and students) adoption of AWS in education.
  • Establish, enhance and maintain strong relationships with Key Government officials in Education space, educators and key education partners
  • Support and build AWS EDU Program strategy and coverage, recruit, motivate, and develop long term relationships with key government agencies, education institutions and entities and develop the technical strategy for execution.
  • Own the responsibility of growing adoption, integrating AWS technologies into existing curriculum and drive cloud awareness across the institution.
  • Establish and track technical program goals, metrics, and indicators for success
  • Meet or exceed quarterly/annual program targets.
  • Drive user story brainstorming, review, and clarification sessions with program manager to deliver maximum customer value with available time constraints and resources
  • Support and execute against a comprehensive program plan.
  • Create & articulate compelling value propositions around AWS services.
  • Accelerate customer adoption.
  • Ensure highest level of customer satisfaction.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 7-8 years experience, with at least several years in engaging with senior tertiary institution management/faculty and other agencies preferably in Public Sector
  • You have a solid experience in the IT industry. Deep experience in driving technical solutions and a strong track record of supporting sales teams to exceed goals. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, you love building businesses and have the ability to apply technology to different user cases.
  • You have experience working in a multinational environment.
  • You are an excellent public speaker. You enjoy spending time with customers, and have the ability to cultivate relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders. You have a distinctive ability to communicate complex ideas in succinct and compelling ways.
  • You are sharp, self-motivated, result-oriented, and able to build a plan and make things happen, while upholding honesty and integrity and without compromising attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant technology, engineering/consulting experience with some business development/customer engagement experiences.
  • Several years of experience selling within the public sector industry.
  • Computer Science and/or Engineering/Math background.
  • Working knowledge of software development practices and data center / infrastructure / networking technologies.

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