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Program Management Intern - Busan, Seoul

Created03/06/2021
Reference1302864
CategoryProject/Program/Product Management--Non-Tech
Job typeFull Time
CountryKorea (South)
CitySeoul
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
This role is based in Busan, Korea.

About Amazon
At Amazon, our mission is to be the earth's most customer-centric company. To achieve this, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Amazon is continuously evolving, and is a place where motivated employees thrive, and where employee ownership and accountability lead to meaningful results.

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon company, is the world's most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Millions of customers - including the fastest growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies - trust AWS to power their infrastructure. Founded in 2006, AWS offers over 165 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, mobile, security, hybrid, virtual reality, augmented reality, media, and application development, deployment, and management from 69 availability zones within 22 geographic regions, spanning the globe.

About the team
Our public sector customers are transforming the way government services are developed and delivered via the AWS cloud. The Busan Cloud Innovation Center (CIC pronounced "kick") team is looking for a technology savvy intern that is passionate about improving the digital experiences for students and citizens and students by enabling digital transformation in the government, non-profit and education sectors through innovative application of cloud technologies.
The Busan CIC has recently launched Innovation Challenge program. through our Innovation Challenge program.

An Innovation Challenge is any problem or opportunity that end customers in public sector deem significant in their community/domain and that relies at least partially on information technologies. Tangible problems such as optimizing utilization of police body camera data, tracking water quality, or sharing city transportation data are examples of potential challenges. The innovation challenge can be thought of as a rapid product development lifecycle opportunity.

As an intern, you will independently own key project streams that can accelerate the implementation of replicable public sector cloud successes. You will collaborate with the CIC team consists of AWSthe Busan CIC Project Manager and other Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency staffs to:
• manage innovation programs and stakeholders;
• organize activities and events such as innovation workshops;
• build startup/entrepreneurship communities;
• support Busan CIC member startups
• collaborate with colleagues around the world to contribute to growth of global network of CICs around the world; and
• develop and execute marketing strategy and activities

Innovation Challenge stakeholders include public sector end customers that share the same mission as well as technology and solution vendors that have applicable solutions. Building on the Amazon 'working backwards' approach to innovation, the challenge process can be seen as a strategic business development campaign that engages with the various stakeholders through the our full range of communication mechanisms.
This position requires a motivated self-starter with high ownership and thrives on working in the fast-paced complexity of a rapidly evolving business. The candidate must be detail-oriented, results driven, and be comfortable in managing multiple projects and stakeholders. An understanding of innovation and/or project management principles is an advantage in this role.

You will be a key member of a small AWS team consist of AWS Project Manager and staffs from Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency. An ability to learn quickly and work autonomously is essential.

The Ideal Candidate
• Has business acumen, and is able to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong interpersonal skills required
• Is curious to learn, and has a 'can-do' attitude with strong ownership
• Adept at problem-solving, and can come up with creative and innovative solutions
• Results driven with analytical capability to provide data-driven insights
• Able to multi-task and prioritize competing stakeholder requests
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Is comfortable working independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Basic Qualifications:
• Candidates must be able to legally work in Korea
• 3~4th year student working towards a bachelor's and Master's degree who can work full time for 6 months
• Analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to use Excel or other software to provide data to support analysies
• Excellent Korean and English written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to project manage and juggle multiple priorities and stakeholders to execute high quality deliverables

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with a startup or on entrepreneurial projects
• Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and quick learner
• Thrives and deliver results in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment
• Proactive in problem solving, liaising and following up with internal stakeholders
• Data-oriented, passionate in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship
• Experience working with Management Consulting firms, startup or on entrepreneurial projects (e.g. university entrepreneurship clubs)
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to ask for help and embrace feedback.Undertaken the following subjects: Entrepreneurship, Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems.
• Management Consulting or problem solving experience (e.g. internship with top tier consulting firms or a member of an university startup/entrepreneurship clubs)
• Knowledge in innovation process and/or projeoduct management methodologies such as Design Thinking, Lean, Agile, Scrum and Critical Path
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