Sr. Program Manager, Water Governance , WW Sustainability


Seattle, WA, USA 🇺🇸


Join us at the cutting edge of Amazon’s sustainability initiatives to work on emerging sustainability data and reporting requirements and support Amazon’s long term worldwide sustainability strategy. At Amazon, we’re working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.

The Worldwide Sustainability (WWS) team capitalizes on Amazon’s scale, speed, and ability to invent and simplify to create a better and more resilient company. We manage our social and environmental impacts globally, and we drive solutions that enable our customers and our business to become more sustainable. Are you an experienced program management or audit professional who is passionate about sustainability? Do you have an interest in Water management and reporting?

This role is responsible for ensuring Amazon produces high quality assured water metrics that enable internal decision making and external reporting.

You will have a strong background in water data collection, reporting frameworks, and disclosures. Experience with corporate sustainability reporting strong audit, program management, analytical, and process optimization skills. You will work across teams, organizations, and regional boundaries to drive program success.

Key job responsibilities
• Provide Water subject matter expertise to Amazon business units in order to guide Water reporting and Water mitigation

• Define, implement, and communicate recommendations related to Water program policies and procedures, processes, internal controls, roles and responsibilities, reporting, and supporting information technology solutions

• Evaluate leading Water reporting frameworks, and develop recommendations for Amazon’s future reporting

• Collaborate with business units to confirm compliance with policies, procedures, and internal controls

• Coordinate independent programs for centralized tracking and management

• Conduct internal and external Water assurance, coordinating with business partners and external partners

About the team
Inclusive Team Culture:
Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance:
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth:
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


• 5+ years experience in corporate sustainability and reporting
• 5+ years of water and effluents experience inclusive of policy, methodology, strategy and compliance reviews
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills and the ability to drive process-based improvements across functions


• ESG Certifications (i.e. Certified Sustainable Investment Professional (CSIP) Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB))
• Strong initiative and collaborative working style and experience working with multiple stakeholders to successfully execute action plans
• Experience working with stakeholders across both technical and business functions
• Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders while meeting tight deadlines
• Proven ability to interface successfully with senior leadership and internal stakeholders

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development