The EMEA Modern Applications Global Domain Organization is searching for
an experienced Senior Project Manager to lead deliver transformational
projects at some of Microsoft's largest Enterprise customers. If you
have deep Project/Program Management expertise and the passion, drive
and experience to foster strong relationships with CxOs and client PjMs
to lead World-Class Application Development projects, then this role is
right for you.
This role is a trusted advisor to client Executives within the assigned
accounts. She / He actively drives communications with Leadership within
Microsoft and the client to help our customers achieve their objectives.
The Senior Project Manager provides relevant, clear and prescriptive
advice, grounded in pragmatic experience, to continuously drive these
program through to successful completion. The role is responsible for
leading engagement delivery 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 Senior Project Manager is responsible for delivery
excellence, engagement quality and customer satisfaction.
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
customer advocates within Microsoft and driving customer-centric product improvement.
The Senior Project Manager Role:
" 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 used to complete tasks in a project.
" Maintains the Master Program 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
" 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.
The capability to be effective requires a senior level program
management executive who has held delivery leadership roles within
global a services organization or Fortune 1000 corporations. The ability
to easily and effectively connect and relate to Senior Customer
Executives is an imperative.
" Ten years as primary delivery lead on transformational $5M+
Services engagements. Demonstrated capability in managing large, global,
complex implementations from sales through to go live.
" PMI PMP and SCRUM Master certified
" Application Development experience as well as experience working
with offshore development organizations
" Strong executive presence and demonstrated ability to build,
extend and maintain senior client relationships with CIO, CEO and CFO
executive steering committee members
" Exceptional communication, team building and mentoring skills
" Demonstrated ability to lead consulting teams comprising of 10+
senior level domain experts
" Ability to travel up to 50% based on client requirements and demands
" BA or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry
experience, MBA desired
" Fluent in English
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will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
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competitive pay and a wide range of benefits. Microsoft acknowledges
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