1+ months

Sr. Manager Corporate Strategy & Development

Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA 98052

Our CEO’s vision of Microsoft is the productivity and platform-company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world. The Microsoft Corporate Strategy team is a small strategic group that advises our CEO and executive leadership team on assessing, prioritizing, and driving the long term strategic direction for the company across its portfolio of products including Office, Azure, Windows, Xbox, Surface hardware, AI, new incubations, etc. We are looking for a Sr. Manager of Corporate Strategy and Development.


The team has built a track record of spotting trends early, breaking down complex problems in a data driven way, and ultimately driving real change throughout the company while working closely with business partners. Generally speaking, the group focuses on two sets of activities:


1 - Outside-in thought leadership on the future state of the industry and potential impact Microsoft’s overall strategy and businesses

2 - Running specific projects that provide senior executive council on multi-billion dollar decisions (inclusive of portfolio optimization, large strategic acquisitions and partnerships, key product pivots, business model changes, etc.).


This role puts you in the middle of the transformation of one of the world’s largest companies in the midst of several of the biggest disruptions our industry has ever seen. As a senior member of the Microsoft’s Corporate Strategy Team, you will drive quantitative and qualitative analysis/framing of high-priority, cross-product strategic issues, and the landing of recommendations with senior executives. 


Consequently, this role requires someone who is highly motivated combining exceptional strategic thinking, superior executive communication skills, project management, quantitative skills, and excellent team member skills (down, across, and up).


A successful person in this role will develop strong relationships and trust with a portfolio of executive business partners and in order to maximize their impact and influence. Example project types include: strategic acquisition evaluation, value chain assessment, white space opportunity sizing, business model analysis, new initiative ideation, and competitive analysis and game theory.


Posted: 2019-01-10 Expires: 2019-05-25

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Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA 98052

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