Regional Business Development Lead, Education to Workforce (E2W)


Job Responsibilities

Build and maintain strong relationships with key external stakeholders (e.g. faculty, curriculum leads, education and government leaders, and employers) and internal teams (e.g. product, marketing, content, membership, recruiting).
Drive successful implementation, including curriculum and program development; educator professional development; employer engagement; collaboration with government, non-profit organizations, and other workforce development intermediary organizations.
Work closely with institution program developers and faculty to structure and align academic program
Facilitate regional planning and implementation, including needs assessments, strategic planning, localization, and progress monitoring.
Capture insights and best practices to enhance the model, with an emphasis on efficiency and scale.
Coordinate with other Amazon teams (e.g. AWS EDU sales, Public Policy, AWS Partner Network) to maximize regional impact.
Work with US and international leaders and program managers to understand and address programmatic, curricular and UX pain points related to implementation.
Manage program deliverables within budgetary, resource and scheduling requirements against defined project milestones and deadlines.
Be the voice of the customer, ensuring that their needs are at the forefront of our content efforts and help our team iterate and improve on our content offering.
Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with smart, motivated people who are passionate about education.


5-7 years of experience negotiating, coordinating, and deploying project and program implementation in public or private sector.
Proven experience in working with education systems at the government or institutional level.
Exposure to IT industry training programs and certification offerings, and related workforce readiness projects or initiatives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to write complex business documents.
Relationship management skills, with established experience at a senior management or CXO level.
Ability to operate independently, manage and design programs and projects in a highly ambiguous and complex environment.
Experience across functional and technical areas designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining large scale projects.

10+ years in education, government or Tech sector, with exposure or experience in country/state level skills development and workforce skilling initiatives.
Plus if comes with technology-related sales or business development to state, province, or country level government leaders.
A background in education, public policy, business development, or workforce development.
Proven track of record working with decision makers in tertiary institutions, governments, enterprises, startups and etc.
Willingness to delve in to details, monitor implementation and enablement activity metrics, and determine corrective action.
Experience in education, career preparation counseling, workforce development, recruitment, HR or related field is a plus.
Familiarity with the AWS platform, cloud computing, web services, software development, or related technologies.

About the Organization

E2W is a global team which covers all countries where AWS has operations in. In this role, you are expected to lead the ASEAN region as the regional leader, set and guide your team to develop regional strategies, maintain close working relationship with cross-functional and business teams. The ASEAN region currently has team coverage in (but not exclusive to) Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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