Supply Chain Security & Loss Prevention Manager (m/f)

Employer: Amazon
Location:  UK-Virtual 

Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation will be noted as a plus;

Job Description

We are looking for a Supply chain loss prevention manager to join our European team

The role is field-based in our distribution center and can be based anywhere in the UK (Marston Gate, Rugeley, Hemel Hempstead, Peterborough, Manchester, Doncaster, Swansea, Coalville or Glasgow)

Overview: Responsible for establishing risk-based security standards specific to each use case of the Amazon Logistics and Supply Chain scenarios in EU, and the methods for maintaining and improving those standards. This includes laying down the processes and specifications for transportation and logistics service providers -own and third parties- to ensure that they operate in compliance with those standards. In order to ensure that the said standards and methods are deployed, in respect of strategic plans, consistently across all countries and business units within the region, the job holder will develop and maintain key relationships and collaborations with regional leaders, SC Operational team as well as other relevant cross functional teams throughout the organization. In addition, the job holder will support investigation activities concerning losses and other incidents within Amazon’s SC and Logistics; conduct due diligence and audits to assess the SCS[3] of potential or existing business partners and vendors in the areas of transportation, storage, logistics and distribution of Amazon products; and define and implement regional SCS strategies for education and awareness across the organization.


Provide guidance and support for FC/country/regional tactical Security and Loss Prevention teams; transportation operations and coordination groups; trial/pilot SCS initiatives and
technologies; and other security and transportation stakeholders with the Amazon organization.

Develop and implement risk assessment methodologies specifically cut to address current and foreseeable risks within the logistics and SC environments, scenarios and use cases; methods to identify and implement the security strategies for transported goods and SC itineraries within the region, in accordance with risks assessment; and conducting security due diligence assessments on potential business partners such as wholesalers, third party logistics, carriers, and other business-critical functions regionally.

Maintain and improve the SCS system’s performance: key performance indicators and metrics; data collection and scorecard presentation; allow performance improvements and actionable response to deviancies and failures, so that the desired outcomes are achieved to plan in manner and time.

Develop key liaison contacts in industry, law enforcement, government and regulatory agencies to maintain awareness of and provide strategic response to upcoming legislation, industry trends, external risks and new technologies related to SCS.

Ensure compliance to internal standards by means of supporting the Global Security Risk Compliance Audit team in defining the requirements for Logistics & SC Security; collaborate and provide expertise in conducting internal security audits; partner with appropriate stakeholders to implement effective audit programs to detect, prevent and resolve SC losses; develop and provide guidance for conducting audits to assess the Logistics & SC Security of business partners, vendors, third party logistics providers, and carriers in the areas of transportation, storage, sortation, and delivery distribution; and follow up on definition and implementation of corrective action plans.

Provide input for budgeting Logistics & SC Security activities and resources, in accordance with strategic plans; lead, or collaborate as required, providing expertise in laying down the business cases for requesting capital and operational expenditure approvals; and follow up on capital and operational budget expenditure.

Develop internal business stakeholder support in order to promote security as added value and business differentiator; provide direct input to the relevant internal stakeholders and operational teams on high risk new business initiatives within the logistics and supply chain environment; partner with appropriate internal stakeholders to provide security input regarding the selection of third party logistics and supply chain providers; develop key collaborations with regional stakeholders to implement consistent standards, programs, assessments and procedures for the supply chain with careful consideration for developing and maintaining relationships with affiliate management and international partners.

Contribute with expertise for the development of Logistics & SC Security awareness campaigns for general sensitization of personnel, and specific training packages for S&LP personnel, including, inter alia, threat and risk assessment, risk management, loss prevention, intelligence and MO’s, incident management, and investigations.

Contribute to reduce business losses on security incidents and related claims by identifying and understanding vulnerabilities, MO’s, and establishing the appropriate means and measures to protect transported assets in the Logistics & SC environments. Direct involvement in complex investigations at a high level. If required also act as the lead interface for wholesalers and third party providers. Implement strategies and programs which prevent theft, diversion and losses from the supply chain in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications
Min. 5 years experience within the trucking industry for European road transport, preferably also courier experience.
Exposure to container logistics
5 years’ experience in multi-site/country environment managing security and LP in SC, logistics, transportation;
Sound knowledge of SCS industry standards required (e.g. TAPA, ISO, AEO, C-TPAT);

Fluency in English required, both oral and written;

Strong oral, written, presentation and communication skills;

Proficient with MS Office: Outlook; Excel; Word; Power Point;

Willing to travel, domestic and international, including extended overnight trips.

Preferred Qualifications

Solid experience in commercial supply chain networks from environments such as, but not limited to, fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, tobacco or consumer electronics;

Completed Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business, Criminal Justice or an equivalent)

Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation will be noted as a plus;

Interviewing and Interrogation experience desired, and Wicklander and Zulawski certification is a plus;

Officially recognized Security Management accreditation;

Familiar with Lean and Six Sigma methods is desired. Certification is a plus;

Experience managing SC Operations is advantageous but not essential;

Other additional languages German, French, Spanish, Italian, will be noted as a plus;By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.