Principal Industry Manager at Microsoft

Principal Industry Manager Details

March 2, 2019, 12:52 a.m.
People Manager
Redmond, WA
Industry Experiences team Industry Manager The
Principal Industry Manager The Industry Experiences team in the Cloud and AI (C+AI) group is looking for a high - energy and experienced Manager to lead and manage a team of Industry Category Managers, who are helping build and grow our Industry categories (Banking, Insurance, Retail and CG, Healthcare and Manufacturing) on our cloud platform and our Marketplace. The goal of the team is to deeply understand the problems that our target industries are facing and identify/enable partners that are on or need to be on our platforms to solve those problems. Key aspects of this role are around helping partners moving solutions to cloud and publishing to Marketplace. Marketplace is at the center of the next big partner opportunity for Microsoft by enabling customers to find, try and buy enterprise solutions. Working in close coordination with engineering, sales, marketing, and business development stakeholders, the Industry Category Managers is the "CEO of the category" and is responsible for

In this role, you will : Lead the team of industry category managers Be responsible for strategy and operational excellence of the team Support the team in owning, executing, and representing the target industry categories across business for internal and external stakeholders Help define and build the growth strategy for industry categories aligned to engineering, marketing and sales prioritized investments and scenarios Identify and define recruit strategies to prioritized ISVs and SIs to onboard into our cloud and Marketplace Define growth strategies with marketing, sales and partner teams to
The ideal candidate will have: People management experience and leadership capabilities Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience in industry in one or more of our target industries (Banking, Insurance, Retail and CG, Healthcare and Manufacturing) Program management, partner management, or product marketing are all pluses Strong understanding of core cloud computing business and technical fundamentals – IaaS, PaaS, SaaS Exceptional communication and presentation skills with the ability to simplify and synthesize complex market dynamics and technology needs for different audiences to build coalition
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