Business Program Manager WWLP, Sales in Redmond, WA

TitleBusiness Program Manager WWLP
LocationRedmond, WA
Date AddedMarch 7, 2015
Open Positions1

Do you want to support how Microsoft monetizes its products through licensing and pricing - addressing over 50% of Microsoft's total revenue? Do you like a job that includes cross company initiatives and has a big impact to global teams? Does the challenge of defining new processes, managing tools enhancements and working cross-functionally appeal to you? If you answered yes, then apply today to join Worldwide Licensing & Pricing Business Desk Excellence team before this opportunity is gone.

The successful candidate should demonstrate a proven track record in business partnering, detailed oriented with repetitive functions and project manage tool enhancements or change processes. In this role, you will be at the nexus of Microsoft's Volume Licensing where decisions impact billions of dollars of revenue and profit, and customers worldwide are impacted by your actions. This project manager role will focus on three key areas in support of the Worldwide Licensing Solutions community: 1) manage internal tools that define field empowerment across 18K field resellers, 2) manage Business Solution designed to manage Enterprise Agreement renewals, and 3) strategic projects to drive financial analysis and guidance in support of key initiatives.

Success in this role will require establishing a close relationship with key members of various groups, building on your collaboration and business thinking skills to assess requests and find solutions that meet stakeholder needs. You will need to draw on a wide set of skills; analytical, project management; licensing and pricing; organization & tasked oriented and an ability to work with ambiguity. Good communication skills are also a must.

The successful candidate will have
Strong project management skills
Knowledge of MS Systems such as MS Sales
Proficiency in Excel (Pivot Tables, Data Analysis Tool Pack) and PowerPoint
Preferred experience with SQL Reporting Services, Analysis Services, Share Point and Report design
Demonstrated expertise in business analysis, modelling, and data management with strong attention to detail
Excellent, demonstrated decision making, problem structuring and problem solving skills
Very strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to effectively balance multiple workstreams/deliverables, and manage ambiguity
Ability to work in fast paced, highly dynamic environment
Enthusiasm and energy for big challenges
Solid knowledge and experience with Microsoft or Competitor Licensing programs

Knowledge of Microsoft's Licensing and Pricing solutions
Minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated work experience in related field
BS/BA degree in related field required, MBA preferred
Analytical and Strategy background, preferably in Finance or Strategy Consulting

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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