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Senior Director, Consumer Strategy and Portfolio Management

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

With tremendous growth in the last few years, the Microsoft Consumer organization is looking for strong, passionate leaders who can drive multi-billion businesses forward. Our team's charter is to define, pitch, fund, and track strategies to grow and monetize our consumer business across our broad portfolio of Office, One Drive, Windows, Gaming, Xbox, Edge, Bing, MSN, Surface and many more. With multiple multi-billion dollars business, multiple 1B+ users products, strong assets, best-in-class distribution channels, and heavy investments across the board - our future in Consumer is brighter than ever.As a leader in this organization, you will have a tremendous opportunity to drive impact for Microsoft and the broader industry by bringing your own and your team's ideas to life through business case proposals. This is a new role at the company with unmatched upside.As Microsoft Consumer has grown rapidly in the last couple of years, and more investment and resources than ever are poured into this space, we look for a strong, strategic and collaborative leader to take a step back, look left-to-right across the broad consumer portfolio to identify, pitch and drive the next wave of investments and prioritization decisions. In this role, you will have consistent and frequent communications with Microsoft most senior executives. You will build and lead a team of rock star business planners who are experts in strategic thinking, analytics, exec communication and delivering results.**Responsibilities****How you can make an impact:**+ Attract, retain, and grow a high performing Business Planning team, while contributing to culture of the entire organization+ Develop business cases for new frameworks, success definition and investment and pitch to Microsoft's most senior executive team for the entire Consumer business+ Work with senior executives and their organizations to foster collaboration, alignment and drive positive customer and business outcomes.+ Look across all levers of the business including but not limited to inorganic moves, business model innovation, product development, distribution, and marketing strategies**What we'll do for you:**+ Provide you the opportunity to drive material impact to Microsoft, our customers, and partners.+ Provide consistent opportunities to gain new experiences, learn, grow, and advance your career journey.+ Support who you are as your authentic self and help balance priorities relative to your desired work-life balance.+ Provide an inclusive environment where trust and shared perspectives are rewarded.+ Empower you to identify additional areas of work and chart your own path!**Qualifications****Minimum Qualifications:**+ 10+ years of experience in marketing, business strategy, business developmentor other practical or functional experience (e.g., analytics, finance, engineering)+ 3+ years of technology industry experience+ Demonstrated executive communication, presentation, and strategy alignment experience.+ Demonstrated ability to excel in ambiguous environments and driving cross-functional teams.+ Experience in developing business strategies through sound business judgement, collaboration, data benchmarking and validation through research and testing.**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Demonstrated ability in taking over scope in ambiguous environments by shaping own roles to create maximum impact+ Experience in developing strategies for large-scale, multi-product digital consumer portfolios+ Experience in professional services (e.g., Consulting, PE/VC) that require strong analytical skills and executive presenceMicrosoft 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.

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