Senior Business Program Manager, Commerce & Ecosystems Marketplace & Partner Team

Microsoft Corporation Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 3 days ago

Senior Business Program Manager, Commerce & Ecosystems Marketplace & Partner Team

The Marketplace Experiences PM team within the Commerce and Ecosystems engineering (C+E) group is looking for a high energy and motivated individual to help us define the future of Marketplace programs, including the ISV onboarding and offer publishing experiences. This role represents an opportunity to tackle one of the biggest growth areas for Microsoft, driving accelerated growth of Microsoft Azure and Business Applications with our partner ecosystem. In this role you will lead efforts to transform our partner platform tools into an end-to-end engagement platform for Marketplace publishers. You will define business requirements, develop user experience concepts, and launch new capabilities in market. In this role you are responsible for representing the voice of the partner and our business stakeholders within the engineering process, and will work closely with teams across Microsoft including One Commercial Partner and Marketing.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in product management, product marketing, or related fields (e.g., business planning, consulting).

  • Working knowledge of how engineering teams evaluate and deliver features, and at least one common project management process (e.g., Agile).

  • Aptitude for framing, analyzing, and solving complex problems.

  • The ability to leverage other's work and make connections between projects to benefit Microsoft and its ecosystem broadly.

  • Exceptional community building skills and cross-group coordination experience.

  • Ability to manage ambiguity, identifying systemic approaches to solving problems.

  • Results driven; strong analytical skills with exceptional verbal and written communication.

  • Proven record of the creation, orchestration and execution of business programs and building relationships with business stakeholders and executives.

  • BS/BA degree.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging trends.

  • Experience developing business models and financial forecasts.

  • A functional knowledge of business concepts such as ROI and gross vs. EBIT margins.

  • A capacity for strategic planning in conjunction with a detail-oriented focus.

  • MBA degree.

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.

  • Driving business requirements to define the end-to-end Marketplace publisher experience within Partner Center.

  • Developing concepts for experience design, engagement methods, and user experience.

  • Developing publisher experiences for new types of offers and business models.

  • Creating launch plans for new capabilities in conjunction with marketing and partner teams.

  • Defining methods of measurement and metrics to quantify and grow partner engagement.

  • Reporting to senior business and technical leaders within Microsoft on progress and plans.

  • Working directly with partners, engineers, and field teams to resolve issues and improve experiences.

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