Sr. Project Manager

Microsoft Corporation Washington , DC 20319

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  • We are currently hiring multiple Project Managers and Sr Project Managers in the Eastern and Central US within Microsoft Enterprise Services

Do you want to drive project management execution with top Services Professionals to solve business problems for our enterprise customers? Do you like to foster and manage delivery relationships with enterprise customers and partners? Do you enjoy delivering professional consulting services and reaping the rewards of a satisfied customer?

Microsoft Enterprise Services helps customers realize their full potential through accelerated adoption and productive use of Microsoft technologies. We are a global team of exceptional people who deliver world class services with partners, earning customer confidence, trust, and loyalty by improving the overall Customer and Partner experience.

We are looking for Delivery Project Managers (PjMs) who demonstrate a mix of skills in project management, technology, and strategic business acumen. The role requires both deep project management experience in a consulting organization, and the ability to facilitate the deployment of solutions by mapping customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions.

PjMs are key enablers for Microsoft consultants and partner staff. They manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects and have a passion for customers that is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience. Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level business and technology decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and end-to-end Microsoft technology projects is required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of related program/project management experience

  • Competency in Project Management, Change Management, Analytical Problem Solving, Customer/Partner Relationships, Product & Technology Expertise, Strategic Insight

  • PMP certified or have experience managing with the PMI methods.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience managing offshore teams is also preferred.

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of professional experience

  • Azure delivery experience, preferred

  • Some vertical industry experience preferred (healthcare, financial, manufacturing, construction, education)

Location/Travel: You will be based in the Eastern or Central region of the United States. Travel is an integral part of the work with our customers and can be expected 50-75%. A flexible schedule including remote work may be possible for project calls and meetings in varying engagements.

Microsoft Services

Microsoft Services engages directly with customers around the world to deliver business value from the latest Microsoft technology. We bring together the best Microsoft innovation to empower companies on their digital journeys - from envisioning new possibilities to delivering and supporting the resulting solutions. Simply put, through professional services and support, we help customers and partners get the most out of their investment in our technology.

For more information, visit www.microsoft.com/Services.

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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.

  • Apply solid program and project management and leadership skills and experience in delivering projects on time, within budget, and with high customer satisfaction

  • Manage medium to large size teams on site and remote.

  • Proven ability in risk management and mitigation; establish a strategy of continuous risk management that enables proactive decisions and actions throughout the project life cycle, and creates an environment to support it where the project team has visible, measurable, and repeatable processes for managing these risks

  • Be capable of collecting, reviewing and publishing project status with regards to resources, schedule, stakeholder management, and features that influence project performance and completion.

  • Follow the principles of Microsoft Services Delivery Methodology in project delivery

  • Understand customer's business goals and endeavor to demonstrate how Microsoft solutions and services can help to achieve these goals.

  • Demonstrate the ability to track progress against the Master Program Plan, and the Program Communications Plan in order to identify gain or slippage achieved against overall timescales and ensure that these are communicated to the client and internally within Microsoft.

  • Develop contingency plans to provide an alternative method of keeping the program on track in the event of a delay to one of the projects

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