Program Manager, Region Planning, Long Range Planning

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The AWS Data Center Planning Team is searching for a Region Planner to lead and support the global infrastructure planning processes for multiple AWS regions. You will work across the entire AWS Organization to align on both short- and long-range demand and supply plans for data center capacity and the infrastructure response through the acquisition of space and power. You will oversee the forecasting process which establishes capacity plans and work across AWS to manage strategic execution, including supporting the acquisition of long lead infrastructure for the AWS regions you own. You will conduct modeling and scenario analysis and make data-driven recommendations that inform capacity and capital expenditure decisions. You will partner with key stakeholders to bridge changes in demand, address short- and long-term capacity constraints, and write supporting documentation for capital expenditures. You will drive accountability across the Infrastructure organization and develop mechanisms to monitor and escalate against the health of the infrastructure business to executive leadership.

If you enjoy being at the forefront of industry growth and development, operating in a highly ambiguous, rapidly growing environment and driving long range business strategy, this is the role for you. This is a high impact role offering an opportunity to drive and influence business-critical decisions impacting the long-term future of AWS.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

Key job responsibilities
• Execute demand and supply planning processes resulting in strategic alignment across multiple stakeholders to develop infrastructure capacity plans for the acquisition of data center space and power
• Program manage and support activities required to gain capital expenditure approval for data center infrastructure
• Dive deep into planning models to identify risks and opportunities for region health and resolve constraints by negotiating across demand and supply owners
• Conduct scenario and root-cause analysis to make data-driven recommendations which inform data center capacity acquisition decisions
• Clearly define data requirements and metrics, working with teams to implement the entire data flow from capture to presentation and management
• Identify opportunities to invent and simplify processes, identify business risks and implement resolutions and scalable mechanisms
• Communicate ideas concisely to a wide variety of stakeholders for purposes ranging from informative to need for approvals from executives.
• Support P&L process driving updates to senior Amazon leadership.
• Assess how region performance may be affected by capacity availability and vice versa.

A day in the life

This Region Planner role will manage the end to end planning cycle for customer demand at our DCs. You will work with the different stakeholder teams (services, real estate, finance, operations, etc.) to develop mitigations to support for 0-10 year forecasts.


  • 3+ years of program or project management experience
  • 3+ years of defining and implementing process improvement initiatives using data and metrics experience
  • Knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookUps) at an advanced level and SQL
  • Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements
  • Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of managing stakeholders in cross-functional project experience


  • 3+ years of driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience
  • 3+ years of driving process improvements experience
  • Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization
  • Experience building processes, project management, and schedules

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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.

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