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Microsoft Corporation Director of Business Program Management Global Corporate Sustainability Team in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Come build a community, explore your passions and do your best work with the Global Corporate Sustainability Team!

If you have a passion for empowering our customers on their journey to net-zero carbon emissions and wantto be part of the greatest digital revolution, we want to hear from you. Environmental concerns and sustainability initiatives are driving all organizations in every industry through an accelerated energy transition. Customers across all industries are asking Microsoft to help them reinvent their business, innovate, and digitally transform to today’s new realities.

As we embrace a more sustainable future fostered by digitalempowerment, we are looking for leaders to enable this transformation for our customers and partners. The Sustainability Team, part of the Industry Solutions organization, is accountable for leveraging deep industry and technical expertise to enable sales teams and partners to deliver relevant, customized industry solutions and services, built on a secure, integrated cloud platform, that empower our customers to digitally transform their businesses. It’s no longer just about one simple software solution; it’s about creating a connected, secure, efficient, and scalable digital ecosystem.

Our team culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, collaboration, inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. As a Director of Business Program Management, you will partner with the Chief of Staff for Sustainability and be responsible for the overall rhythm of the business (ROB) while leveraging strategy plans to inform structure, key performance indicators (KPIs), and budget. You will drive business value by working collaboratively with both customers and Microsoft teams. You will be expected to create clarity in a complex organizational environment and collaborate across organizations to develop business plans and budgets that help ensure organization-wide implementation of strategic efforts. This opportunity will allow you to accelerate your career growth, develop deep business acumen, and become adept at structuring KPIs to help land Microsoft strategy.

Sustainability is a fast growth, high priority opportunity for Microsoft, with tons of customer pull; we are seeking a professional to help turn this beautiful chaos while starting-up into a best-in-class Microsoft business that can scale and enable ecosystem success!

About Industry Solutions:

Industry Solutions (IS) is a global organization of over 13,000 strategic sellers, industry experts, elite engineers, and world-class architects, consultants, and delivery experts who work together to bring Microsoft’s mission of empowerment – and cutting-edge technology - to life for the world’s most influential customers. We are on the front lines of innovation, working side-by-side with customers to drive value across the entirety of their digital transformation journey.

Location:

This role is flexible in that you will be able to work from home or the office.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the development and execution of the rhythm of business (ROB) for the team. Drives strategy initiatives and helps facilitate for ROB; uses strategy plans to inform structure and business insights to predict business outcomes.

  • Set up new business: develop and implement best practices from Microsoft and customer/partner experiences; including processes, systems, KPIs, OKRs, and vendor teams

  • Organize and track performance governance in partnership with Finance and Microsoft Customer and Partners Solutions (MCAPS) central Marketing & Operations (M&O) and regional Subs M&O; investment performance of pilots and new innovative market growth measures

  • Leverages deep knowledge of organizational strategy and planned deliverables for the upcoming year(s) to design budgets. Develops forecasting plans in partnership with the leadership team. Works in partnership with Finance to approve the budgets.

  • Oversees the development of metrics for tracking field accountability and performance; identifies actions that can be taken to course-correct and drive performance improvement; anticipates business challenges based on forecasts and develops plans accordingly; contributes knowledge to strategic investment decisions.

  • Drives cross-team projects as needed to meet the changing business environment and to manage complex business needs.

  • Leads project/program management to ensure organization-wide implementation of strategic efforts that require hands-on coordination across multiple disciplines and business organizations. Leads strategic innovation and experimentation. Creates clarity on ambiguous projects and develops plan for execution.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (e.g., Liberal Arts, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Business Administration, Management, Computer Science) AND 8+ years experience in financial management, business planning, operations management, strategy, project management, human resources, or business-related roles

  • OR equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in relevant field (e.g., Liberal Arts, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Business Administration, Management, Computer Science) AND 7+ years experience in financial management, business planning, operations management, strategy, project management, human resources, or business-related roles

  • Proven PMO/project management experience desired: ability to simplify and structure complexity into order and harmony; ability and happiness working in fast-pace innovative environment where iteration and pivots will continue as Microsoft matures its own sustainability journey; comfort with change and helping others learn

The salary range for this role in the state of Colorado is from $144,600 to $216,600.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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