This is an external staff position for 18 months. Your employer will be a third-party supplier, in service for Microsoft.
Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. The Device Partner Soltuion Sales (DPSS) team plays a critical role in achieving this mission.
We're positioned right at the intersection of customers, hardware partners and channel partners. We work closely with our external ecosystem and internal business groups to deliver amazing customer experiences powered by Microsoft Windows and Office, along with Azure, Azure Sphere, Azure Stack and Windows Server.
In DPSS , we span the entire product lifecycle - from incubation, prototyping and portfolio planning to the design-in, sell-in and sell-through motions that touch consumer and business customers.
We're also driving innovative IoT solutions and helping companies with their digital transformations. All of this wraps up under our special charter of working with partners to build and sell Intelligent Edge devices and solutions that empower everyone to achieve more.
In the DPSS EMEA team, we drive growth for Microsoft and our partners through strategic expertise, customer obsession and execution excellence in marketing and selling our winning portfolio of devices and solutions.
Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world.
We are committed to making technology that conforms to the needs and preferences of the individuals that use it, not the other way around.
Device Partner Soltuion Sales (DPSS) team purpose is to "work with ecosystem partners to build, market and sell a winning product portfolio that delights customers and creates fans around the world.
Responsibilities Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) : + Provide back-office support to DPSS EMEA Leader and the Sales and Category Leadership team, including : + Management and maintenance of complex calendars on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis to ensure accurate scheduling and organization.
Coordinate and schedule internal / external meetings. + Arrange domestic and international travel as needed. + Reconcile and process expense reports for manager.
Ensure compliance with administrative operations policies and procedures. + Work closely with Business Manager on aligning Rhythm of the Business processes and operations with Leaders calendar and ensure tight coordination of commitments.
Support management of end-to-end Regional event planning and execution. + Assist with presentation (Powerpoint) creation and Leadership communications.
Maintain organizational charts and contact lists. + Other daily admin tasks as needed. + Exercise sound judgment, tact, diplomacy, integrity and professionalism in all transactions to include communicating and working with confidential and sensitive information. Qualifications
Minimum 3-5 years of experience supporting a senior manager, ideally in a regional or WW role
Balanced skill profile including attention to detail, problem solving, organization, prioritization and time management.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to build effective cross-group working relationships and work collaboratively with people at all levels of the organization.
Ability to accommodate varying work styles and perspectives of diverse individuals and groups.
Ability to work effectively under pressure, calmly and confidently with a "can-do" attitude.
Must have a high level of integrity and ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
Demonstrated proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.
Fluent in Enlglish.
Preferred : Strong working knowledge of Microsoft internal tools such as Headtrax, iCIMS, MS Expense, MyOrder and SharePoint.
Outstanding analytical and business judgment skills across a range of disciplines
Ability to work comfortably with ambiguity
Proven track record of influencing positive outcomes without direct authority
Excellent project and program management 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.
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