MICROSOFT CORP Business Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Job Description: Plan, initiate, and manage technology and business projects. Guide the work of technical staff. Use expertise and a partnership with customers, partners, and internal clients to prepare internal systems and processes to launch products/services/programs/campaigns. Understand business requirements, create and sell the program or project vision and strategy, and perform scoping, planning, and scheduling. Mitigate risk, implement process efficiency, and manage results metrics. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met. Conduct comparisons across similar customer programs or similar feedback results, and understand customer trends and history. Requirements: Education: Bachelor's or foreign degree equivalent in Marketing, Business Administration, or Accounting Experience: Four (4) years of experience in software-related program or project management. Education or Experience in: Designing and operating Governance Process; Advanced Excel; SQL; Business Strategy; Pricing implementation; Statistical Analysis; and Forecasting. Multiple job openings. Qualified candidates must meet the minimum requirements for the position. To apply, please submit your resume at the following URL: . Microsoft Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Internal Ref: FSMSA031278ER