Microsoft Jobs in Nigeria [4 new microsoft vacancies]

Latest Jobs Vacancies at Microsoft Corporation and Recruitment in Nigeria – Lagos August 12, 2022

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ACCOUNTING JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

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Account Executive (FSI) at Microsoft Nigeria

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Solution Area Specialist – Modern Work at Microsoft Nigeria

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Solution Area Specialist at Microsoft Nigeria

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JULY 27, 2022

Technology Specialist at Microsoft Nigeria

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CELA Director for ATO

Job Title: CELA Director for ATO

Job Number: 1338801
Location: Abuja / Lagos
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Legal & Corporate Affairs
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 25-50 %

Overview

  • Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world.
  • You can help us achieve our mission.
  • Microsoft has an immediate opportunity for a highly skilled attorney within the Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs (CELA) team in Middle East and Africa (MEA), to support the Africa Transformation Office (ATO).  The attorney will oversee legal and government affairs issues affecting Microsoft’s business and investments across Africa through the ATO.
  • The attorney will work closely with the CELA MEA HQ team and the local CELA teams for each of the subsidiaries in Africa, including South Africa, Egypt, and the Multi-Country Cluster, which includes Kenya and Morocco, among others.
  • Given the diversity and geographic dispersity of the region, the ATO CELA Director will play a strategic role in helping close important deals, prioritizing opportunities across the region and identifying common problems and solutions that can and should be scaled across the continent.
  • The successful candidate will be an excellent collaborator and orchestrator, particularly across groups and teams within Microsoft.  A bias for action is a must. 
  • The attorney should have the ability to create and develop business opportunities by leveraging the full range of CELA assets, including Industry, Global Government Affairs, Commercial, the Digital Crimes Unit, and Microsoft’s corporate social responsibility narrative and assets.
  • The role can be based in Abuja, Lagos, Nairobi, or Cairo.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • The attorney serves on the MEA Leadership Team (LT) and acts as a general advisor to the ATO business leadership on all legal and government affairs issues, in many instances addressing novel legal, regulatory and policy questions. This person coordinates with the MEA CELA teams as well as internal and external subject-matter experts to ensure coverage of all legal and government affairs matters critical to the ATO.
  • The attorney supports commercial transactions and partnership driven by the ATO.  These transactions range from programmatic licensing agreements to unique marketing and digital transformation business arrangements.
  • The attorney has primary responsibility for ensuring compliance of the ATO team with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • The attorney is responsible for identifying opportunities where the ATO team can standardize and simplify processes, create breadth and scale mechanisms, and orchestrate solutions to problems that cross organizations and geographies.
  • Serves as a trusted advisor and strategic business partner to senior executives and colleagues within and outside of CELA by providing counsel on a broad range of interdependent issues (e.g., legal, business, public relations, government affairs, and corporate affairs,) and the impact laws could have on their businesses; collaborates and advises on strategy to drive meaningful conversations grounded in in-depth awareness of Microsoft and its industry; partners with the business to create solutions that enable business performance.
  • Drafts new and novel policies and agreements; negotiates a variety of transactional documents (e.g., procurement agreement, joint development deal, settlement agreements, inbound and outbound licensing); provides strategic guidance and coordinates with Legal and Corporate Affairs colleagues on partner transactions and negotiations; advocates Microsoft interests in transactions, litigations, and proceedings.
  • Ensures business is being conducted in a legally compliant manner and mitigates associated risks; advises and helps clients understand complex compliance issues; facilitates development of creative solutions to complex issues.

Strategy / Program Management:

  • Provides strategic vision and leadership for developing and executing top-priority program frameworks for achieving policy and/or political goals. 
  • Directs strategies to ensure regulations and legislation positively impact Microsoft’s products, operations, associates, and customers by collaborating with coalitions and relevant interest groups to achieve desired regulatory or legislative outcomes; negotiates and aligns complex or conflicting policy with Microsoft’s goals and strategy; monitors and responds to complex regulatory issues and new policies. 

Subject Matter Expertise and Influence:

  • Develops and implements strategies for leveraging partnerships with external partners, international and regional organizations, and key influencers in Africa to significantly impact the advancement of Microsoft’s policy and societal impact projects in Africa.
  • Maintains relationships with key influencers to gather and apply intelligence findings through a network of key senior executives and external stakeholders regarding highly strategic or sensitive issues affecting Microsoft’s long-term objectives or future issues. 

Operational Excellence:

  • Proactively partners across internal groups to develop and advocate policies and best practices related to legal and regulatory issues; fosters communication, collaboration, and the sharing of best practices; proactively investigates and identifies tools and processes in use across the company.

Communication:

  • Leads and encourages collaboration with the CELA leadership team, Microsoft senior executives, and ATO to ensure a coordinated CELA voice on issues with Microsoft-wide impact or high external visibility.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate Degree or Equivalent International Law Degree.
  • 15 years experience as an attorney with experience in developing and managing strategic relationships to advocate and influence public policy and regulatory priorities across Africa.
  • Active license to practice law in relevant jurisidiction.
  • Deep understanding of the intersection of law, policy, and technology.
  • Experience managing attorneys and/or other professionals.
  • Experience dealing with diverse cultures and teams and a proven record of building strong client relationships.
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work and communicate with senior management, across teams, in a high-pressured business environment, with a flexible, open, collaborative and results-oriented attitude.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

MEA Subsidiary Product Marketing Manager (PMM), Modern Work

Job Number: 1293568
Location: Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Marketing
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Overview

  • Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us to achieve our mission:
    • Reach – Microsoft’s resources and scale empowers employees to utilize their skills for lasting impact.
    • Freedom – Microsoft values every individual’s talent and skillset and provides the freedom to explore and enhance them.  
    • Inspiration – Inspiration can be found through our Microsoft 365 products and how they can improve our customers’ lives.
  • The MEA Subsidiary Product Marketing Manager, Modern Work is accountable for the subsidiary revenue, scorecard, and market share for their assigned products in the Subsidiary.
  • The PMM is required to have a strong understanding of their product set, specifically at the 200-300 level, and a deep understanding of customer solutions and strategies.
  • This role is seen as the voice of the products they represent within the subsidiary as well as the leader and the spokesperson for their product set. In addition, they must be able to articulate the local competitive landscape and develop local compete strategies and product differentiation by leveraging corporate and local research, partner insights, and customer feedback.
  • The PMM is responsible for leveraging customer needs, competitive knowledge, and product expertise to drive the relevant business and marketing planning. 
  • The Product Marketing Manager understands, orchestrates, and influences customer campaigns, marketing activities, and delivers product, solutions, and customer campaign feedback to the business.
  • An essential aspect of the role of the Product Marketing Manager is to align the content, timing and delivery of marketing messages and outreach to Microsoft’s customers and partners.
    The PMM must develop strong partnerships across marketing, partner, services, and sales to lead and execute the fiscal year priorities. All relevant marketing teams need to work together to create the most impactful marketing strategy and execution plan possible by customer segment, minimizing ad-hoc and unintegrated customer and partner outreach.
  • The various messages need to be very well aligned, with the end goal to think and act as “One Microsoft” – using a model like OARPi (Owner, Approver, Reviewers, Participants, Informed). In doing this, the PMM is an ambassador of the overall Product Brand and Microsoft CPE (Customer & Partner Experience).

Responsibilities
Manage the Business Priorities and Drive an All-Green Scorecard:

  • Grow usage for Teams Meetings and enablement for Teams Phone
  • Own and drive segment scorecard metrics related to the Rhythm of the Business (ROB) and Correction of Errors.
  • Develop local business management strategy – partner with segments to interpret market opportunity/risk and build appropriate Go-To-Market/COE.
  • Determine key insights and asks to accelerate adoption of Microsoft 365; qualify inhibitors (with recommendations) to escalate to subsidiary LT and Corp.
  • Participate in preparation for quarterly review meeting and other Corp meetings as appropriate. Participate in quarterly connection meetings with Corp to support the local BG Lead.
  • Leverage thought leadership and resources from Corp alongside a deep, outside-in understanding of your local market to accelerate and ensure successful Teams adoption and growth.

Drive Microsoft 365 Usage:

  • Meetings, Phone & Devices: ensure connection with CSU for high propensity Teams Meetings, Phone and Devices customers and landing Sales Plays content.
  • Understand Teams whitespace opportunity and structure targeting, programs, and execution plans across segments to build intent, drive adoption, and add new workloads.
  • Collaborate with CSU to drive local readiness of the Land and Expand model and ensure clarity of R&Rs between field roles, partners, and FastTrack.
  • Leverage local marketing funds for joint campaigns on Usage in SMC and Enterprise.
  • Meetings, Phone & Devices: ensure connection with CSU for high propensity Teams Meetings, Phone and Devices customers and landing Sales Plays content.

Marketing Planning and Program/Campaign Execution:

  • Responsible for leading and orchestrating marketing plans supporting Microsoft Teams.
  • Actively engage cross segments and cross subsidiary in the One Microsoft orchestration (rationalized audience touches, coordinated offers, integrated marketing calendar, etc.).
  • Plan and execute key Microsoft 365 marketing moments and feature releases with guidance from Corp and track/report with standardized marketing tools, KPIs, and budget discipline.
  • Create marketing plans and campaign investment decisions, including targeting, for product marketing-owned campaigns and activities, partner with segment/channel teams to prioritize investment decisions for non-product marketing-owned activities.
  • Act as the voice of the field by ensuring timely updates/feedback to Corporate on product marketing and campaign execution in subsidiary.

Product Evangelism:

  • Maintain product knowledge and evangelize the product internally and externally to enthusiasts, influencers, and pre-sales customer scenarios with Business Value Programs.
  • Adjust differentiated value proposition and create compelling, localized product Bill of Materials (BOM) (To-Customer and To/through-Partner) and integrate with all subsidiary marketing activities.
  • Drive seller usage of Business Value Programs and Microsoft 365 tools to bring high-value scenarios to life.
  • Develop local customer evidence partnering with field and partners.
  • Provide business objectives to CMO Integrated Marketing Managers who develop integrated marketing plans. PMMs participate in the workstreams led by CMO to build a comprehensive event plan for the complete fiscal year.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./ B.A.) or equivalent experience required, relevant fields of study include: Marketing, Business, Computer Science

Experience:

  • 3 – 5 years related experience

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Evangelist and subject matter expert for product.
  • Deep customer focus and understanding of the market.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and orchestration skills.
  • Experienced in core marketing communications functions.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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.