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Microsoft Corporation Business Administrator in Redmond, Washington

Are you looking to join an exciting organization where all the action is happening? Do you have a high energy level and enjoy tracking data and managing space? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for individuals who have determination, flexibility, and initiative along with a high level of attention to detail and focus. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Business Administrator to provide calendar support for Sr. Directors and team support to a growing, busy team in Global Talent Acquisition. If you thrive in a fast-paced dynamic work environment and are passionate about your role as a business support professional, this might be the role for you.

As a GTA Business Admin, you will provide seamless support to a large recruiting team. The position requires excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to work with multiple levels within Microsoft. Working successfully under pressure in a fast-paced team environment, building and maintaining effective working relationships, accommodating diverse work styles, and being fair and unbiased are essential to success in this role, along with attention to detail and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.


  • Provide broad team support, including organizing group morale events, and assisting with planning and execution of team off-sites.

  • Manage ordering and procurement process to team requests, and track company assets.

  • Coordinate the setup of office space for new hires, track and manage current/future space allocation as well as plan and coordinate office moves; assist with special projects as assigned; and participate in divisional administrative responsibilities as needed.

  • Partner closely with the GTA Administrative Team to ensure all administrative procedures are handled as required and that all group support is running smoothly.

  • Build and maintain successful business relationships with counterpart administrative staff for all business group teams. Collaborate with business partners in Human Resources, Finance, and RE&F.

  • Provide proactive support, including core administrative functions such as calendar management, scheduling, and coordination of group meetings, tracking headcount, and closely monitoring operating budget expenses.


Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of administrative assistant experience or similar (examples include facilities or managing events, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The right candidate will have strong planning, strategic prioritization, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills. Be flexible, able to multi-task, have a strong eye for detail, meet deadlines and be comfortable working independently, managing their own work tasks and at times operating with ambiguity.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to manage sensitive or personal matters with tact and the utmost confidentiality.

  • Proactive and a strong team player, drive and initiative with a positive and professional approach are second nature to this person.

  • Experience with Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel PowerPoint, and OneNote.

  • Strong experience with internal Microsoft tools such as Employee Central, MS Expense, MS Travel, MyOrder, etc. a plus.

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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