Microsoft Corporation DC Business Program Manager in San Francisco, California
Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Business Program Manager , you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform.
Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.
With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our Datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class Cloud provider. Be at the forefront of the action in CO+I as part of our global datacenter operations.
Provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise related to the delivery of datacenter-centric services
Solve complex challenges between remote and on-premise support personnel
Prepare quarterly spend management review materials at datacenter site and regional level
Assist with tracking of datacenter Maintenance and Repair activities
Implement an end-to-end standardized procurement tracking process including metrics and reporting
Create and manage the end-to-end process for the planning and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and programs
Manage organizational supplier contracts end to end (procurement engagement, cost/terms negotiations, contracting, change orders, scorecards, recurring business reviews, etc.)
Manage organizational headcount planning and forecasting
Own organizational financial management, budgeting, and forecasting
Evaluate cost savings opportunities and implement strategic projects to realize savings
Leverage local subject matter expert's tribal knowledge, spread adoption of best practices, and expose best practices to the onsite datacenter field teams
Act on opportunities to increase agility, and contribute to workstreams to evolve processes, services, and solutions for Operations and Service Level Agreements for CO+I
Coordinate closely between datacenter field operations teams and Global Business Operations to foster alignment and partnerships for business success
Minimum 6+ years' experience in Critical Environment cost and supplier management.
Minimum 5 years’ experience supporting Datacenter.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Program Management, or equivalent work experience
At least three years’ experience with cost and expense management
At least three years’ experience working with collaboration platforms (e.g. SharePoint, MS Teams etc.)
At least three years’ experience with reporting and data analysis systems & platforms (e.g. Excel, PowerBI)
At least three years’ experience with financial and contracts management
At least five years’ experience with industry program and project management skills
Enterprise-level Experience in managing large-scale and complex projects/programs
Financial Management experience and good business acumen
Strong problem-solving skills, analytical capabilities, data analysis, and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute
Excellent verbal and written communication and organization skills
Work Location Flexible anywhere in the continental U.S*
Background Check 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:
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.
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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