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Amazon Risk Manager, Social Responsibility in Seattle, Washington


Join us at the cutting edge of Amazon's sustainability initiatives to work on environmental and social advancements to support Amazon's long term worldwide sustainability strategy. At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.

The Worldwide Sustainability (WWS) organization capitalizes on Amazon’s scale, speed, and ability to build, invent and simplify, a more resilient and sustainable company. We manage our social and environmental impacts globally, and drive solutions that enable our customers, businesses, and the world to become more sustainable.

Amazon's Social Responsibility program drives customer trust, business continuity, and sustainable social impact by embedding respect for human rights and the environment throughout Amazon’s entire value chain. We implement company-wide standards and commitments (such as our Global Human Rights Principles ( and Supply Chain Standards ( ). We seek to continuously improve the tools and processes used in integrating human rights and environmental due diligence across the business.

We are looking for a Risk Manager in the United States to develop and uphold Amazon's Supply Chain Standards. You will drive and integrate effective solutions with an eye towards automation, scalability, and efficiency.

This role will work with global stakeholders on processes, mechanisms, and track key metrics to ensure long-term efficacy of interventions that enable the organization to scale.

The ideal person is a strong organizer, biased for action, sees around corners can drive process efficiencies effectively across many teams.

Key job responsibilities

• Determine appropriate remediation approaches to uphold Amazon’s Supply Chain Standards.

• Conduct deep dive analysis to identify root causes of issues, brainstorm short and long-term solutions, lead stakeholder meetings to prioritize and align on implementation timelines

• Ensure implementation and execution of auditing and operating mechanisms, including tracking goals, escalations, key program metrics, and forward-looking program needs

• Travel (30-50%) to logistics and operations sites to provide coaching and guidance

About the team

Inclusive Team Culture:

Here at Amazon, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Work/Life Balance:

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve.

Mentorship and Career Growth:

We have a career path for you no matter what stage you’re in when you start here. We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

New York, NY, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Washington, DC, USA

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor degree or equivalent in Project Management, Sustainability, Logistics

• Experience defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements

• 5+ years of experience in program or project management

• 3+ years of experience managing social impact initiatives

• 3+ years of experience working in operations, escalations

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to speak Spanish

• Experience working with global teams

• Experience working on (or demonstrated passion for) human rights or social responsibility

• Relentlessly high standards combined with strong bias for action

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $59,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $142,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.