Project Manager

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Redmond, WA, United States
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Do you want to drive project management execution with top Services Professionals to solve complex problems for large enterprise customers? Do you like to foster and manage delivery relationships with enterprise customers and partners and provide oversight of multi-phased, complex solution concepts? Do you enjoy delivering professional consulting services and reaping the rewards of a satisfied customer?

 

Microsoft Services help 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, Serving as the customer advocates within Microsoft and Driving customer-centric product improvement.

 

The Services Project Manager (PjM) is responsible for engagement execution within a formal Statement of Work (SOW) to drive predictable behaviors in terms of project process and outcomes (accomplished on time, on budget, and according to customer specifications).  The Services Project Manager supports the Engagement Manager (EM) in the areas of delivery engagement quality and customer satisfaction

 

Responsibilities
  • Delivers engagements within the constraints of schedule, features/functionality, and budget.
  • Manages the work that must be done in order to deliver an integrated solution usually composed of products, services, or a formalized solution offering
  • Establishes a strategy of continuous risk management that enables proactive decisions and actions throughout the project life cycle and create an environment to support it where the project team has visible, measurable, and repeatable processes for managing these risks
  • Executes established (as mutually agreed to) policies and procedures for the project, e.g. quality assurance, team reference guide, communication plan, and setting up the environment.
  • Manages (as mutually agreed) Microsoft resources, partners and/or customer resources and materials (equipment, supplies, stock, or consumable/perishable items) used to complete tasks in a project.
  • Maintains the Master Project Plan to include at least: the Communication Plan (communications within the team and between the team and external entities) and the Team Reference Guide Plan (identifies team and external team members). In addition, maintains the Master Project Schedule.
  • Stays current and involved in collecting conditions of the project relative to resources (people and optionally funding/cost), schedule (time), and features (the solution and its quality) as specified by the established project protocol. In addition, performs the process of comparing actual performance with planned performance, analyze variances, evaluate possible alternatives and take appropriate corrective action (control) as specified by the established project protocol.
  • Collects, reviews and publishes project status with regard to resources (people and optionally funding/cost), schedule (time), stakeholder management, and features (the solution and its quality) that influence project performance and completion.
  • Leverages established tools (i.e. MSEngage) for intellectual capital use and reuse.
  • Follows the principles of the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF), the Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) and the current Services methodology (MSDM) in project delivery​
Qualifications

Services Competencies:
·        Analytical Problem Solving
·        Customer/Partner Relationships
·        Confidence
·        Cross-Boundary Collaboration
·        Impact and Influence
·        Interpersonal Awareness
·        Product & Technology Expertise
·        Project Management
·        Strategic Insight
·        Value Selling

In addition to the Services Competencies listed above:

  • Attention to detail
  • Motivation to produce high quality deliverables
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Passion for Microsoft products
  • Strong Communication (both written & oral)
  • Negotiation

Leadership & ability to delegate tasks

 

In addition to the Services Competencies listed above:

  • Attention to detail
  • Motivation to produce high quality deliverables
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Passion for Microsoft products
  • Strong Communication (both written & oral)
  • Negotiation

Leadership & ability to delegate tasks

 

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. 

 

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


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Project Manager
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