Risk Manager

3+ months agoMunich, Germany


Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named the #1 most trusted company for customers. To deliver on this reputation for trust the Selling Partner Abuse team is tasked with identifying and preventing abuse for our customers and brand owners worldwide. Our growth requires leaders who move fast, have an entrepreneurial spirit to create new solutions, have an unrelenting tenacity to get things done, and are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems.

The Selling Partner Abuse team designs and implements policies, tools and technology innovations to protect customers. Our team is looking for leaders to take ownership of these various areas and deliver on critical and high visibility projects. We are looking for a Risk Manager to manage critical and high impact global events and escalations. The ideal candidate should be passionate about helping us ensure that customers may make great purchase decisions and that brand owners and sellers using Amazon are successful listing and selling their products. Your decisions are not only fundamental to helping protect customers and sellers but will help maintain the health of the Amazon catalog and product listings ecosystem.

• The ideal candidate has a proven track record setting program strategy to deliver results.
• Lead and support teams in responding to, investigating, managing and resolving high-impact incidents and escalations around product authenticity (counterfeit, trademark, copyright) and safety issues.
• Take leading role in drafting and presenting deep-dive documents, including responses to senior executives and Correction of Errors (COE) reports.
• Analyze existing policy and process gaps, and develop solutions to close them.
• Own and/or manage projects designed to improve operational and process efficiency. This will include accessing and analyzing data and working extensively with external teams.
• Closely monitor media and global events to anticipate and mitigate potential risks. Be comfortable using data to analyze trends, predict and fix problems before they happen.
• Use high-level judgment to own our most complex enforcement decisions.
• The position requires working non-standard hours (no night shifts) including possible Tues-Sat schedule, or rotating weekend coverage.


• Bachelor's degree
• Most investigations will be in English, however language skills in one additional language is a must, preferably: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Swedish, Polish or other non-English


• Experience working in fraud or compliance organizations
• High level of integrity and discretion to handle confidential information
• Strong enthusiasm to provide superb customer service to executive leadership and other key stakeholders
• Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
• Excellent written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability as a critical thinker with the vision to work both tactically and strategically
• Experience working with cross departmental teams with proven collaboration skills

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Job ID: Amazon-1387522