Are you looking to work on something big to support our efforts to create talent solutions with relevancy, agility, and optionality? Does the opportunity to unlock and enable the potential of Microsoft employees globally excite you? Microsoft's Total Rewards organization is looking for someone with strong leadership, project management, critical thinking skills, problem solving abilities, and the ability to partner across a variety of stakeholders for the Talent Architecture project. The role will support from a compensation perspective - the evolving and modernizing of how Microsoft manages and pays our talent.
Specifically, this role will serve as a program manager to help influence the various compensation workstreams and stakeholders as we asses our current compensation programs and look for opportunities to modernize the way we pay to ensure that we continue to attract and retain the best and brightest in our industry.
Drives towards high quality results that positively impact the business
Exceptional listener with the ability to solve problems resulting in win/win outcomes
Exceptional collaboration, customer focus, project management, influencing and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to create and drive clear, effective processes to support outcome delivery
Experience with developing and executing global, corporate talent initiatives
Experience with executing multi-faceted projects in human performance initiatives, job analysis, selection and assessment, and/or survey research
5+ years of, HR business partner, I-O or related consulting experience
Program/Project Management experience
BA in Business Management, HR or other disciplines
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.
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Specific duties include:
Create and maintain a two to three-year project plan across the compensation workstreams
Partner with compensation subject matter experts and other key COEs (Centers of Excellence) to evaluate external market trends, set the strategic direction for the compensation workstream of the Talent Architecture project, evaluate risks and dependencies, and help lead key stakeholder/leader engagement
Coordinate with compensation subject matter experts to help deliver detailed organizational and scenario modeling for various stakeholders
Keeping stakeholders informed and updated, especially the comp consultants while helping them balance their involvement to ensure Talent Architecture gets considered with other business priorities
Participate in discipline focus groups and help coordinate compensation support, feedback and insights for those groups across the organization
Serve as a consultant in stakeholder (business leader) engagement and management
Provide consultation and guidance to other key partners and COEs throughout the project and help identify and manage compensation tool changes
Stay current on external talent shifts and internal demands reflecting emerging technologies, skills or capabilities working with Line HR, the Knowledge Architecture team and the Governance Committee
Partner closely with HR Services, GTA, Talent Management and other key teams