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Business Program Manager



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Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
Security represents the most critical priorities for our customers in a world awash in digital threats, regulatory scrutiny, and estate complexity. Microsoft Security aspires to make the world a safer place for all. We want to reshape security and empower every user, customer, and developer with a security cloud that protects them with end to end, simplified solutions. The Microsoft Security organization accelerates Microsoft’s mission and bold ambitions to ensure that our company and industry is securing digital technology platforms, devices, and clouds in our customers’ heterogeneous environments, as well as ensuring the security of our own internal estate. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of 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.

We are looking for a Business Program Manager for the Microsoft Security Research (MSecR) Executive Office in Microsoft Security who will support the Chief of Staff in supporting the financial operations for our organization, helping to oversee and drive end-to-end procurement processes, related communications, and reporting while partnering with others across the organization, Finance, and stakeholder teams. This role requires a highly detailed person who is smart, strategic, and self-driven. The successful candidate for this position has the ability is detailed oriented, has analytical skills, shows the commitment to deliver high quality results, and exhibits emotional intelligence. The ideal candidate will have a background in procurement, demonstrated project management skills, and a passion for ensuring the financial health of our business. Additionally, the ideal candidate has: a background in program management or related disciplines with a history of going deep and quickly learning new processes, the ability to build strong, collaborative relationships across the organization and a desire to drive to realize shared goals with our partners and stakeholders. This role requires someone who has an execution mindset with outstanding organizational skills plus a bias for action in our fast-paced, dynamic environment. Excellent communication skills and strong cross-group collaboration skills are essential with an ability to successfully partner with a wide group of stakeholders from executives to individual contributors, partners, and support staff.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


  • Help the senior business manager lead the portfolio of MSecR financial programs
  • Manage end-to-end procurement processes from working with project owners in drafting Statement of Work (SOW) for procuring goods and services, to creating purchase order (PO) and tracking invoices
  • Manage procurement and distribution of software and tools licenses, user accounts and access credentials
  • Support reporting processes by maintaining and improving existing reports in Excel (Power BI knowledge a plus, but not required)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to design and manage compliant, complex financial programs and processes.
  • Additional projects as needed.


Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations, Finance or related field
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • Experience in procurement/contracting experience and experience in providing high levels of customer service to partners
  • Experience with Microsoft 365, including data connections and data modeling
  • 1+ year of experience/proficiency with Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of procurement/contracting experience and experience in providing high levels of customer service to partners
  • Budgeting/accounting/finance experience
  • Experience with Power BI report building
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks with high level of accuracy
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of internal Microsoft applications including Teams, MyOrder, MS Invoice, Informa

Business Program Management IC2 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $64,800 - $115,600 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $86,400 - $129,600 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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