Sr Program Manager BB-BEE

  • Full time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa View on Map
  • @Amazon posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : February 8, 2024 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 69319
  • Career Level Senior Manager
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree

Job Description


Would you like to be part of an organization passionate about driving transformation growth of South Africa? Do you get excited about the opportunity to take actionable steps to make a positive impact on populations of varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view? Are you interested in influencing senior leaders to make measurable positive impact on diverse talent? If these things excite you and have piqued your interest, then the BBBEE Program Manager for Amazon in South Africa might be the right opportunity for you.

We are seeking an experienced and influential BBBEE Sr. Program Manager to lead and execute Amazon’s long-term B-BBEE Strategy and annual certification Action Plan. The role will deliver on the holistic BBBEE implementation for at least 5 years in which time Board Engagement and Strategy Delivery is key. This is a senior role within the organisation and will require applying strategic thinking to government legislation, problem solving and developing value-adding strategies which align BBBEE legislation and objectives, the spirit of transformation and business strategy.

You will plan, execute, and deliver work product in multiple formats including frameworks, self-service tools, in-person development activities, and specific consultation based on company need. Just as importantly, you will track and communicate results at the senior leadership level. Ability to access and analyze quantitative and qualitative data, assess risks, anticipate bottlenecks, address partner concerns, make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs as they implement centralized guidance around the transformation program execution is critical. This role requires the ability to be a thought leader, to customize solutions to the Amazon South African organization and the unique Amazon culture, to educate and influence a team of passionate and engaged leaders, and the ability to translate strategies or prior practices into practical and actionable solutions.

Key job responsibilities
• Delivery of BBBEE strategy for the business that outlines key objectives, initiatives, timeframe and related costs for Executive committee, Ethics, Risk & Social Committee, EXCO, Board presentation and approval – this includes policy implementation & annual planning
• Provide strategic direction when it comes to Diversity, Equity and and Inclusion (DE&I)
• Strategy development to align BBBEE objectives to business planning
• Guide and assist Executives, Senior Managers and operational BBBEE champions in the crafting of appropriate strategies and action plans to set and achieve the committed targets
• Driving B-BEEE compliance throughout the business which includes the education of all BBBEE stakeholders on relevant codes of good practice
• Coordinate Annual B-BBEE Audit and conduct internal and mini-audits across operations to ensure proactive gap closing, preparation for the annual BEE audit and close engagement with the verification agency.
• Managing internal reporting including the monthly B-BBEE scorecards and analyze the monthly B-BBEE data reports and make recommendations or initiate corrective action
• Address issues of non-compliance throughout the business and escalate issues of consistent non-compliance
Coordinate monthly meetings of the B-BBEE Committees including the preparation and presentation of monthly reports on B-BBEE initiatives to be reviewed in said meetings.
• Conduct information sessions with the Committees to highlight major changes, concerns, strategies, action plans

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

Cape Town, ZAF


– 7+ years of program or project management experience
– Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements
– Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership


– Experience with BBBEE strategy implementation
– 2+ years of driving process improvements experience
– Master’s degree, or MBA in business, operations, human resources, adult education, organizational development, instructional design or related field

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas. In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates. We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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