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Director, Business Strategy

Microsoft

Microsoft

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Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
The Commerce + Ecosystems (C+E) Commerce team is working to enable an easier experience for customers and partners to grow, as well as to buy and do business with us by delivering a dependable, safe and secure commerce infrastructure. The Ecosystems team is committed to driving discovery and awareness of Microsoft within our ecosystem of products and services, as well as reaching technical communities around the globe.



C+E is hiring a Director, Business Strategy for the Microsoft for Startups mandate and mission while serving as a business partner to key Microsoft corporate stakeholders.

The Director, Business Strategy will serve as the Microsoft for Startups ambassador to the Global Demand Center and oversee a team whose responsibility is directly liaising with a variety of internal Microsoft stakeholders and subsidiary teams.

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.

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for building the relationship with and growing collaboration with the Global Demand Center.
  • Serve as Microsoft for Startups’ first point of call for senior-level briefings, inbound queries, and escalations from our corporate and subsidiary partners.
  • Oversee an international team of PMs tasked with the principal objective of liaising across the A16 and deepening MfS’ capacity to build scalable internal partnerships.
  • Construct an information sharing structure and sustainable processes to both disseminate critical MfS information to our internal partners as well as synthesize inbound information from these parties for action by the MfS team.
  • Act as an internal cross-functional lead in regularly convening and soliciting the priorities and concerns of MfS team members with a direct Global Demand Centre interface.
  • Set strategic direction for how MfS builds continuity in the approach to internal partnerships across subsidiary and country teams.
  • Manage toward global extensibility through digital-first engagement and implementation of existing Microsoft best practices.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Liberal Arts, Computer Science, or related field AND 6+ years marketing, strategy, business planning, consulting, banking, finance, economics, and/or partner organization experience
    • OR Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field AND 4+ years marketing, strategy, business planning, consulting, banking, finance, economics, and/or partner organization experience
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 1+ year(s) experience in Strategy, Management Consulting, and/or Finance.
  • 1+ year(s) people management experience.
Other Requirements

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Liberal Arts, Computer Science, or related field AND 12+ years marketing, strategy, business planning, consulting, banking, finance, economics, and/or partner organization experience
    • OR Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field AND 8+ years marketing, strategy, business planning, consulting, banking, finance, economics, and/or partner organization experience
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years experience in Strategy, Management Consulting, and/or Finance.
  • 3+ years people management experience.
Business Strategy M5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $124,800 - $242,600 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 $159,000 - $264,000 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay

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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