Microsoft Corporation Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [9 new]

Latest Microsoft Jobs, Vacancies and Recruitment October, 2021 for:

  • Software Engineering Lead – Windows and Devices
  • SME Scale Partner Development Manager
  • Marketing Communications Manager
  • Start-Ups CTO / Technical Programs Manager
  • Technical Program Manager – Mixed Reality
  • Business Program Manager
  • Account Management Executive – FSI
  • Account Delivery Management (IC5) Executive – Cross Industry

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. 

Microsoft Corporation Jobs

Job Title: Software Engineering Lead – Windows and Devices | Microsoft Corporation

Job Number: 1184936
Location: Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Engineering
Role type: People Manager
Travel: 0 – 25%

Overview

  • Across Microsoft, we’re accelerating progress to a more sustainable future with ambitious goals such as becoming carbon negative by 2030 and removing all carbon the company has emitted from the atmosphere by 2050.
  • The Windows and Devices organization has a significant role to play here given the carbon emissions associated with manufacturing new PCs and the energy consumed by our large (over one Billion) and growing user base.
  • Does the thought of producing code that supports over 1 billion users positively inspire you?
  • Are you excited by the thought of delivering top notch, quality user experiences that delight users?
  • Are you an engineer looking to tackle hard problems using big data and machine learning?
  • Are you interested in the challenges of building large-scale, highly available services?
  • If you answered in the affirmative to any or all of these, then this role might just be for you.

Responsibilities

  • We’re looking for a manager with experience managing software engineers to join our sustainability efforts in the Windows and Devices organization.
  • In this role, the ideal candidate will lead a team of engineers who design, write, ship and motivate the creation of engineering and data products that optimize the energy emissions from the 1B+ Windows user base.
  • The ideal candidate will forge partnerships with others across the engineering and program management disciplines, and with our insider ecosystem to drive improvements into the release of Windows.
  • Finally, as a senior member of the team, the right candidate will have the opportunity to take on technical leadership roles and drive scenarios across teams, mentor and foster younger, less experienced engineers, and create and maintain a culture and environment that engenders diversity and inclusion.

Qualifications
Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of relevant industry software design and development experience working with a major programming/scripting language (C++, C#, Java, Python).
  • 3+ years’ demonstrated experience of being a people manager / team leader.
  • Strong design, debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to influence outcomes and communicate technical content to general audiences.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to resolve ambiguities effectively, prioritize and drive projects to completion, prioritize between multiple needs and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Demonstrated history of promoting engineering excellence within a team; design for reliability, testing, measurement, and understanding of the complete software lifecycle.
  • Attention to detail; passion for great design.
  • Obsession for great end user experiences and outcomes.
  • Ability to grow and maintain organizational and interpersonal relationships.

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

  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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. 
  • 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.

Job Title: SME Scale Partner Development Manager | Microsoft

Job number: 1178330
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Business Programs & Operations
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 25 – 50%

Africa Transformation Office (ATO) Background 

  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Africa is one of the best places on the planet to bring our mission to life. It is home to 1.3B people and 54 countries. The talent in Africa reflects a tremendously rich and diverse potential that can truly impact the world over the next few decades.
  • Being the youngest continent in the world with a median age of just 19.5 years, Africa is contributing to +12M youth being added to the global labor force every year. By 2040, half of the world’s young people will live in Africa. Africa’s growth is propelled by being a mobile first continent which is fueling connectivity, innovation, and scalability.  
  • Our aspiration is to transform Africa to a Cloud-first, Digital-first continent enabling a thriving digital economy across Africa while reinventing Microsoft’s digital assets and capabilities to serve the young continent’s transformation needs. With that in mind was the establishment of new team; the Africa Transformation Office (ATO), which will be established and chartered with the following:   
    • Build strategic, unconventional partnerships with key governments, institutions and enterprises to enable and accelerate digital economy across the African continent. 
    • Develop digital marketing engines to enable and accelerate Startups and SMBs. 
    • Plan and land infrastructure enablers and game changers in the continent. 
    • Enable Africa as a Foreign Direct Investment destination supported by expanding our technologies for MNCs across key industries. 
    • Manage the 4Afrika initiative and further integrate it to key company programs and engines to amplify its impact.  
    • Foster digital skilling and job creation to maximize the economic opportunity for the African youth and workforce. 

Role Summary 

  • The Partner Development Manager is an important contributor to Microsoft’s partner engagement strategy. Microsoft aspires to offer the most comprehensive, inclusive, and profitable partner network in the industry.
  • The partner business leads this effort in recruiting new partners, building solutions together, creating vibrant routes to market, and selling with impact to our joint customers.
  • The goal of the PDM is at the start of this journey. The PDM Identifies, qualifies, engage, and enables strategic partners to develop new solutions on the Microsoft platform.
  • With these new partners and solutions on the Microsoft Cloud Platform, we can better provide the right partner, at the right time, to solve customer business challenge.

Responsibilities

  • The PDM is responsible for recruiting new Microsoft Partners in the marketplace. The PDM researches Industry and customer needs to identify where Microsoft has gaps in its portfolio of partners to meet customer needs or, there are opportunities to disrupt the marketplace with new and differentiated solutions and services that can transform business for Microsoft customers. The PDM leads the 360 degree business relationship with companies through the process of bringing new service offerings and solutions to market.
  • The PDM engages at the very highest level of executives building trust and by developing joint business plans defining Go-To-Market strategies, driving implementation of all aspects of the strategy and by orchestrating relationships between the partners technical, sales and marketing teams and Microsoft’s to achieve sales targets.
  • The PDM represents Microsoft to new partners, communicates our strategy, sells our vision and brings partners along in the digital transformation journey. The outcome will be to drive application development, long-term revenue, cloud consumption and digital transformation through a set of cloud applications & solutions leading to workload/industry based co-sell.
  • The Partner Dev Manager will work with strategic partners to join Microsoft Cloud Platform and build solutions that will provide a unique expertise and solve customers’ business challenges.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment Strategy and Planning – Develop Partner Recruit Strategy and Compete Plan: research, qualify and analyze potential new partners, articulating market insights about competitors. Create Recruit strategic partners target list based on Recruit Council, Capacity Plan, Industry Solution Categories and Segment priorities. Target list of highest value solution for the territory. 
  • Build a trusted advisory relationship with partners – Builds expansive network with Business and Technical managers: sharing ideas, perspectives, building trusted advisory reputation within partner team. Create Executive Sponsorship and Relationships to build trust and drive for commitments. 
  • Build New Solutions – Secure partner commitment to build net-new solutions on Microsoft cloud platform. Evangelize profitability of MS relationship, MS value proposition, quantify market opportunity and align expectations on engagement, deliverables, SLA, programs and services. Coordinate engagement of teams required to enable/skill up partner and manage solution development.  
  • Leverage and request Microsoft Programs Services to: 
    • Support partner on launching new solution on Marketplace and ensure solution is discoverable 
    • Create/execute GTM plan for new solution 
    • Coordinate with Channel Managers for first customer opportunities 
    • Supervise partner engagement with Microsoft Programs, ensure SLA and Partner satisfaction and deliverables. 
  • Drive business growth – Accountable for the growth of the business across the solution area partner portfolio, aligned with the Channel Management & Co-sell team, inclusive of expected partner impact. Drive business performance measured by revenue (usage & consumption), customer acquisition, apps, as well as the support global expansion. Demonstrate account management excellence through high quality interactions with the partner, and through well-orchestrated interactions between partner executives and Microsoft executives.  
  • Partner Experience – Execute timely and appropriate transfer of partner to partner management teams for long-term partnership, or transfer partner to programmatic assistance when no longer appropriate for PDM engagement.
  • Compliance – Personally, commit to generate and protect Microsoft trust by modeling integrity every day and contributing to ethical sales and sustainable growth.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree desired (Sales, Marketing, Business Operations) MBA preferred.
  • 5 – 10+ years of experience in core sales experience, partner channel development, business development, alliance management in the technology industry
  • Executive presence and ability to influence business leaders through business value propositions
  • Experience with technology platforms and developing new solutions
  • Working knowledge of cloud business models & how apps/services are brought to market
  • Strong experience of managing virtual teams across functions and geographies:
  • Inclusive and collaborative – driving teamwork and cross-team alignment
  • Strong partner relationship management and solution development skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with a high degree of comfort
  • Challenger mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, conflict resolution, and follow through.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Job Title: Marketing Communications Manager | Microsoft

Job number: 1177390
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Marketing
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0 – 25%

Africa Transformation Office (ATO) Background 

  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Africa is one of the best places on the planet to bring our mission to life. It is home to 1.3B people and 54 countries. The talent in Africa reflects a tremendously rich and diverse potential that can truly impact the world over the next few decades.
  • Being the youngest continent in the world with a median age of just 19.5 years, Africa is contributing to +12M youth being added to the global labor force every year. By 2040, half of the world’s young people will live in Africa. Africa’s growth is propelled by being a mobile first continent which is fueling connectivity, innovation, and scalability.  
  • Our aspiration is to transform Africa to a Cloud-first, Digital-first continent enabling a thriving digital economy across Africa while reinventing Microsoft’s digital assets and capabilities to serve the young continent’s transformation needs. With that in mind was the establishment of new team; the Africa Transformation Office (ATO), which will be established and chartered with the following:   
    • Build strategic, unconventional partnerships with key governments, institutions and enterprises to enable and accelerate digital economy across the African continent. 
    • Develop digital marketing engines to enable and accelerate Startups and SMBs. 
    • Plan and land infrastructure enablers and game changers in the continent. 
    • Enable Africa as a Foreign Direct Investment destination supported by expanding our technologies for MNCs across key industries. 
    • Manage the 4Afrika initiative and further integrate it to key company programs and engines to amplify its impact.  
    • Foster digital skilling and job creation to maximize the economic opportunity for the African youth and workforce. 

Role Summary 

  • We are looking for a strong, pragmatic business thinker with seasoned field marketing experience to lead  marketing communications in the ATO.
  • The ATO Marketing Manager will partner with our Central Marketing Organization (CMO) which is anchored around a shared purpose for Customer Centricity, Marketing Thought Leadership, and Marketing and Sales Alignment.
  • The ATO Marketing Manager will support the ATO growth agenda through integrated marketing campaigns that delight our customers and partners and create Microsoft fans.
  • The ATO Marketing Manager will leverage deep functional and business expertise to deliver superior customer experiences through connected customer journeys and data driven storytelling.
  • The ATO Marketing Manager will build strategic partnerships across Corp HQ and the Area to drive a digitally transformed, connected go-to-market.
  • As the  ATO Marketing Manager, you are responsible for driving growth, leading Marketing thought leadership, leading inclusive marketing, and ensuring marketing impact through execution excellence.
  • With strong executive support, you lead and orchestrate a multi-dimensional & cross-functional marketing. Working in partnership with the MEA CMO team you will be responsible for implementing integrated marketing programs including those that drive demand generation through Global Demand Centers (GDCs) and Global Engagement Programs (GEPs).
  • You lead the ATO to smartly maximize local marketing investments by fully exploiting global content, marketing services, and augmenting local work aligned to global strategies.
  • The ideal candidate will be a strong business thinker with deep marketing understanding, a courageous leader skilled to lead & collaborate with field marketers and engender trust among sales leaders, and a rapid adopter, taking and sharing leading practices from peers around the world.
  • The ATO Marketing Manager not only executes on global strategies but also champions effective local marketing integration and excellence in marketing operations to drive positive business outcomes.
  • You must enjoy ongoing challenges in this multi-faceted, leadership role that combines strong agility, business thinking, marketing thought leadership, marketing operations excellence and masterfully leveraging global programs in your Area for the greater cause-all coming together to deliver the best solutions for our customers to achieve more.

Responsibilities

  • Lead Marketing planning aligning with ATO business goals and support the ATO Strategic Pillars through execution of integrated marketing plans, leverage the Area CMO team and infrastructure to drive Microsoft Brand Awareness, using Global Demand Centers (GDCs) and Global Engagement Programs (GEPs) as well as local campaigns. (20%)
  • Manage the ATO marketing budget and ensure integrated hybrid experiences for customers, leveraging global marketing strategies, policies, and assets.
  • Model our Microsoft culture –authentic, transparent, inclusive — and leadership values; build and grow diverse and inclusive teams. Implement a strong talent stewardship program and culture. Develop, attract and export top talent worldwide. (10%)

Compliance:

  • Personally, commit to generate and protect Microsoft trust by modeling integrity every day and contributing to ethical sales and sustainable growth.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc. / B.A.) or equivalent work experience required; MBA degree preferred but not required.
  • Positive and pragmatic business thinker with a minimum of 10 years of Marketing, Marketing Operations, and digital technology change management leadership experience in technology.
  • Strong people management experience, leading teams to land global marketing strategies, leverage corporate content, and augment integrated regional efforts that amplify/extend/scale marketing and enable sales. Recognized talent attractor, developer and exporter.
  • Solid understanding of and appreciation for integrated, digital marketing, marketing automation concepts, and marketing operations. Strong analytical capabilities to make smart data-driven, business tradeoffs.
  • Proven experience managing strategic issues and challenges in a highly matrixed organization. Leads with unflappable agility and adeptly responds to changing business conditions, bringing marketers and sellers along on our transformational journey together. Experience working at a large global multinational is a plus.
  • High degree of self-awareness and professional objectivity, executive maturity and presence, exceptional listening skills, broad world perspective and sense of humor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and cross-organization collaboration skills.
  • Exceptional skill in exerting influence and impact with executives and senior leaders in the company.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Job Title: Start-Ups CTO / Technical Programs Manager | Microsoft

Job number: 1178337
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Business Programs & Operations
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 25 – 50%

Africa Transformation Office (ATO) Background 

  • Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Africa is one of the best places on the planet to bring our mission to life. It is home to 1.3B people and 54 countries. The talent in Africa reflects a tremendously rich and diverse potential that can truly impact the world over the next few decades.
  • Being the youngest continent in the world with a median age of just 19.5 years, Africa is contributing to +12M youth being added to the global labor force every year. By 2040, half of the world’s young people will live in Africa. Africa’s growth is propelled by being a mobile first continent which is fueling connectivity, innovation, and scalability.  
  • Our aspiration is to transform Africa to a Cloud-first, Digital-first continent enabling a thriving digital economy across Africa while reinventing Microsoft’s digital assets and capabilities to serve the young continent’s transformation needs. With that in mind was the establishment of new team; the Africa Transformation Office (ATO), which will be established and chartered with the following:   
    • Build strategic, unconventional partnerships with key governments, institutions and enterprises to enable and accelerate digital economy across the African continent. 
    • Develop digital marketing engines to enable and accelerate Startups and SMBs. 
    • Plan and land infrastructure enablers and game changers in the continent. 
    • Enable Africa as a Foreign Direct Investment destination supported by expanding our technologies for MNCs across key industries. 
    • Manage the 4Afrika initiative and further integrate it to key company programs and engines to amplify its impact.  
    • Foster digital skilling and job creation to maximize the economic opportunity for the African youth and workforce. 

Role Summary 

  • Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, leveraging the power of Microsoft Cloud solutions and support offerings. To this end, Microsoft invests in a dedicated team that will help Microsoft customers successfully realize their business outcomes.
  • Azure is the most comprehensive, innovative, and flexible cloud platform today and Microsoft is hiring professionals that will drive customer cloud adoption within the most important companies in the market. We are always learning. Insatiably curious. We lean into uncertainty, take risks, and learn quickly from our mistakes. We build on each other’s ideas because we are better together.
  • We stand in awe of what humans dare to achieve and are motivated every day to empower others to do more and achieve more through our technology and innovation. Together we make a difference.
  • We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate App Innovation Architect focusing on Azure Application Innovation to join the ATO. This customer-facing position is a hands-on technical role spanning across design, build, and production with a focus on issue resolution to remove customer technical obstacles and adoption challenges.
  • As part of this role, you will be responsible for technical customer engagements, working with the most challenging and exciting projects within Microsoft Africa customer base.
  • You will work with select customers to lead deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers.
  • You will collaborate with a variety of internal and external teams to develop pilots and oversee implementation projects, ensuring technical blockers are removed on adoption.
  • You will drive technical intensity of developers and create communities within customers. And you will collaborate with Product engineering to share feedback into the development of Microsoft products and help develop Azure platforms 

Responsibilities

  • Understand customers’ overall applications portfolio, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation architectures and solutions (Microsoft and 3rd party solutions) using PaaS, DevOps & Advanced Application coding
  • Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to empower customers to create a modernization journey roadmap. Architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, while orchestrating key resources and infusing key Infrastructure technologies including Kubernetes, Azure PaaS services (e.g. App Service, Java, containers, serverless, cloud native, etc.) and Application Development with low code options and DevOps and GitHub technologies as appropriate 
  • Collaborate with other Cloud Solution Architects and MS stakeholders in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform.
  • Ensure all solutions exhibit “Well-Architected” framework, such as high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
  • Run Architectural Design Session to build plan for implementing solution –governing design in line with customer business goals and their technical environment.  Outcome is consensus on solution design and next steps toward production.
  • Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption within their company to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • Be the Voice of the Customer; Share insights and best practices, and connect with Engineering teams to remove blockers
  • Trouble shoot technical issues to prove value of implementation of Azure technologies
  • Assess the Customers’ knowledge of Azure platform and overall cloud readiness to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensure its delivery through partners · Collaborate with others in developing complex end-to-end Enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform
  • Maintain technical skills and knowledge of market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community
  • Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners and external communities
  • Build and grow developer communities by driving activities including OpenHacks, Workshops.

Compliance:

  • Personally, commit to generate and protect Microsoft trust by modeling integrity every day and contributing to ethical sales and sustainable growth.

Other:

  • Embody our culture and values

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field preferred 
  • Certification in one of the following technologies preferred: Cloud, web application development, cloud-native application architecture (i.e. containers, microservices, API management), modern software development techniques like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure developer services, GitHub) and container orchestration systems (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Azure Kubernetes Service, GitHub) 
  • Certification in one or more of the following programming languages preferred: C++, C#, Java, Node.js, Python.

Experiences:

  •  Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position within a software and/or services company such as Amazon, VMware, Google, IBM, Oracle Preferred.

Professional:

  • Professional Experience: 5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects, architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications 
  • Relationship Building: Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior IT executives in large or highly strategic accounts. Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects.  
  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve customer problems through cloud technologies  
  • Collaboration and Communication: Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Ability to orchestrate, lead, and influence virtual teams, ensuring successful implementation of customer projects. Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management, Administrators and Developers).

Technical:

  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management  
  • Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise-wide environments (including migration of on-premise workloads to the cloud)  
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud native app hosting through software design, development, deployment and app refactoring/migrations  
  • Web application server technologies, cloud application design, software architecture and practices; (design/development/deployment, Agile, SCRUM, ALM) 
  • Experience with scalable architectures using Azure App Service, API management, serverless technologies, container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry etc.), API management, microservice frameworks, SDKs etc.  
  • Software development practices like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e. Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, GitHub, Visual Studio).  
  • Competitive Landscape. Knowledge of cloud development platforms preferred.  
  • Partners. Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Job Title: Technical Program Manager – Mixed Reality | Microsoft Corporation

Job number: 1180736
Location: Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Job Description

  • In Mixed Reality, people-not devices-are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together – whether that’s scientists “meeting” on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we’re incorporating ground-breaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more.
  • We’re a growing team of talented engineers, program managers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, previous work histories, life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity. Our varied backgrounds and unique experiences enable us to be better at building the best solutions for our customers and make for dynamic and joyful collaborations with colleagues!
  • If you are passionate about ground-breaking Mixed Reality technology and want to work on a team dedicated to a culture of inclusion, growth mindset and collaboration, we need you! 
  • Mesh is hiring a Technical Program Manager to join our Microsoft Mesh team in Africa. Mesh (https://www.mesh.com) is a platform that enables mixed reality (AR/VR) applications to build collaborative, persistent & environmentally aware experiences. Users who are in the same space can view holograms together in a shared experience. Users are who are apart can experience each-others presence through avatars or holoportation while working together in the same virtual space or engage with holographic content placed by someone else. Behind the scenes, services that bring together users pose (head, body, and hand position), spatial audio, avatar look-and-feel, holoportation, head tracking, spatial localization, scene understanding, and object anchoring connect with client SDKs to make this happen. To deliver on the user experience, there is a lot of data capture, processing and transmission that must happen in real-time, and be reliably persisted and represented across devices. 

Responsibilities

  • Product Management of a portion of our Mesh and Services portfolio. 
  • Work closely with customers and partners to understand their needs, form an aggregate view, and frame the business opportunity jointly with the Mixed Reality Commercialization team.
  • Define product strategy and roadmap bridging customer needs and technical constraints
  • Align local team investments with global mixed reality initiatives, driving clarity across multiple levels of the hierarchy in a matrixed org – from individual contributor through executive.
  • Work with engineering counterparts to deliver customer value through our GA Azure services, devices, and other endpoints.
  • Generate energy and excitement around current execution, and roadmap – internally, across the company and with customers.
  • Effectively collaborate, build relationships, and influence team members to achieve business objectives.
  • Live Microsoft’s values by being a positive force for inclusion, allyship, and mentoring.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications: 

  • 2  years minimum experience in Product Management or Program Management.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience driving program definition, strategy, and delivery in complicated problem spaces.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and change.
  • Experience in driving clarity, alignment, and execution in small and broad teams.
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Optional: experience working through a complete product cycle, from initial design through post-release support, across functions.
  • Optional: experience with Mixed Reality: AR/VR applications, 3D development / design, prototyping.
  • Optional: experience with product/business planning: Drive market opportunities and partner with Hardware, Software, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Legal, Finance and Business Planning to deliver business outcomes.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Job Title: Partner / Channel Marketing Manager (Enablement) | Microsoft Corporation

Job number: 1174476
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Full-Time
Profession: Marketing
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Job Description

  • 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.
  • The Global Partner Solutions team mission is to build and sell intelligent cloud and intelligent edge solutions with partners, empowering people and organizations to achieve more.
  • GPS is a sales organization accountable for the commercial partner business at Microsoft. Building on the GPS mission, the Go-To-Market team mission is to develop the strategy and marketing approach for how we build, nurture, and engage the partner ecosystem to drive tech acceleration and customer outcomes.
  • The Partner Channel Marketing Manager for Partner Enablement (PCMM-E) is key to Microsoft’s Global Partner Solutions organization strategy.
  • This role is responsible for leading the Partner Enablement strategy and landing the Enterprise Skilling Initiative Plan for Area, and drives growth and builds capability for the Unmanaged Partner segment.
  • As a Microsoft PCMM-E, you will be responsible for leading the cross-organizational effort within the Area to support Tech Intensity and Digital Transformation through Partner enablement, skilling, and readiness.
  • You will be tasked with maintaining a 360-degree view, being the connector between business and product groups to ensure alignment on strategy and execution plans with key stakeholders, sharing actionable insights to drive continuous improvement.
  • In this role, you will lead and land the ESI plan for the Area and orchestrate the Area’s ESI execution plan with key stakeholders and ensure successful completion against skilling targets.
  • Finally, you will build Partner capacity and technical and sales capability to meet or exceed Solution Area requirements aligned to the Area’s unmanaged Partner segment business priorities, optimizing digital engagement to drive scale and impact.

Responsibilities
Key responsibilities include:

  • Define and shape the Partner enablement strategy aligned to fiscal year business priorities. Include approved budget allocation and execution plans across Solution Area Sales Plays that will address local capacity gaps.
  • Validate that the Partner enablement strategy is aligned to enablement-focused opportunities across Microsoft-sponsored learning events, as well as worldwide and local skilling and talent programs.
  • Work across teams to land the ESI for Partners initiative including partner selection and landing ESI within priority Sales Play skilling and certification plans for the included Solution Areas.
  • Support ongoing awareness and execution of ESI through digital engines, other GPS Field roles and special promotions.
  • Drive business value and solution-driven training and certification initiatives with unmanaged Partners by achieving a minimum 200-level proficiency in role-aligned primary Solution Area and a minimum 100-level proficiency in secondary Solution Areas.
  • Leverage digital resources including the Partner website, virtual experiences and local digital engagement to drive skilling opportunities with unmanaged to obtain certifications and complete exams required to apply for MPN programs including competencies and Advanced Specializations.

Key Habits Include:

  • Maintains knowledge and ability to articulate the Microsoft value proposition to partners by spending 2 hours or more per week on sales and technical skilling and partner research.
  • Dedicates time quarterly to understanding Solution Area capacity needs and builds and executes an annual end-to-end plan to enable partners against capacity needs, aligned across relevant GPS roles.
  • Delivers monthly trainings to partners through tailored, in-person and digital formats to increase the number of individuals completing training courses and receiving MCP certifications.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of partner enablement experience.
  • Relevant marketing experience
  • 3+ years of experience coordinating remote marketing teams
  • Marketing / Business Bachelor’s  or MBA Degree (preferred)
  • Ability to set a plan with clarity and drive it through to fruition
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain partner relationships.
  • Proven success at building successful modern marketing strategies (Partner marketing, Lead generation/handling, End User Demand gen)
  • Executive communication skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to influence stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead in a complex, matrixed environment.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and driving transformation.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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.

Job Title: Business Program Manager | Microsoft Corporation

Job number 1149969
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Business Programs & Operations
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type Full-Time

Job Description
The Business Program Manager reports to the Marketing and Operations Lead (M&O Lead) and is responsible for leading, creating, and orchestrating processes across all business groups locally. This means the Business Program Manager (BPM) assists the M&O Lead execute the role in the following areas:

  • Plays trusted advisor and business partner to the local leadership
  • Ensures quality plans in place to drive growth
  • Takes action based on insights from execution
  • Strives for excellence in project and process based work, simplifying processes without compromising outcomes
  • Provides increased transparency and integration across all groups
  • The BPM is a senior business partner that leads key decisions across the business as well as marketing planning and governance.

Responsibilities

  • Contributes to Area performance across Solution Areas for Customer Adds, Consumption and compete.
  • Regarded by the Area LT and stakeholders as an expert, driving execution, growth & deep insights
  • Improve sales discipline and coaching culture via operational excellence and within the frame of Empowering Digital Success

Role Time Allocation:

  • Deliver Business Performance Insight: Work across the Subsidiary/Area to standardize, simplify, rationalize, and organize reporting to improve local execution by driving analysis and insights to advise the BSO and M&O leader of execution insights. (40%)
  • Drive Execution & Resource Management: Lead ROC cycles, Scorecard, Planning, and Operational functions to scale, improve, standardize, and accelerate business outcomes. Manage resources across Areas such as Local Marketing, M&O Opex, Enterprise Cloud Investment Fund (ECIF), and marketing compliance. Drive process simplification without compromising outcomes. (20%)
  • Accelerate Empowering Digital Success (EDS) Landing & Support: Improve ROC discipline and enable coaching culture via standardized meeting rhythms, reports, communications, and coaching frameworks for Modern ROC readiness, etc. (20%)
  • Enable Cross-Business Execution Activities: Assist the M&O leader to scale execution cross-subsidiary (10%)
  • Team responsibilities, learning, and development (10%)

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S. / B.A.) required and/or experience in relevant fields eg: business, marketing, information technology, operations, finance. Master’s degree beneficial.

Experiences:

  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Experience and deep knowledge within Sales Excellence, Business Planning, Sales Operations, and/or Finance
  • Executive exposure and cross-functional stakeholder management
  • Focus on providing process optimization by understanding the desired business outcome
  • Deliver end-to-end deep data analysis and actionable strategic insights
  • History of driving operational discipline as well as innovation

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to work and build strong relationships with senior managers (required)
  • Must have proven skills in financial, marketing, and IT management
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, planning and organizational abilities
  • Intermediate conflict resolution and negotiation skills (required)
  • Must be able to work independently, handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and negotiate and collaborate effectively
  • Must be highly analytical, able to understand business metrics, customer and market trends

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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.

Job Title: Account Delivery Management (IC5) Executive – Cross Industry | Microsoft Corporation

Job number: 1104518
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type Full-Time
Profession: Consulting Services
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel: 0-25 %

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Microsoft Consulting Services helps Microsoft customers around the world get the best outcomes from their investments in the latest Microsoft cloud technologies.
  • We focus on empowering customers on their digital journey, from envisioning new possibilities to delivering solutions that result in targeted business outcomes and a great customer experience.
  • As an Account Delivery Executive (ADE) you will be the strategic partner for both the commercial account team and the customer that brings Microsoft’s own professional services teams to deliver and support digital transformation solutions for our customers.
  • As the Microsoft’s commercial business evolves from selling and building individual products to becoming the strategic digital transformation platform and partner of choice, you will lead Microsoft Consulting Services teams in the delivery of those solutions and be a key part of our customer’s success.

Responsibilities
Customer Relationships:

  • Creates a strategic relationship with key stakeholders within large, challenging and/or complex customer organizations (e.g., tier 1, global, high services volume, high revenue generation, complex transformation, strategic accounts), including the information technology (IT) Directors, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Information Officer (CIO), and Line of Business (LOB) leaders, as well as technology professionals, to enable quality service implementation and delivery.
  • Sets strategies and goals for expanding customer relationships beyond the current services and supports contract owners and seeks out new customer opportunities.
  • Synthesizes and combines various insights across teams and business units, and customer industry regarding business and information technology (IT) objectives, priorities, and strategies for highly prominent and complex customer organization (e.g., tier 1) in order to develop and manage the delivery of a comprehensive service delivery plan, and leverages proficiency to coach others to do the same.
  • Communicates current view of services (support and Microsoft Consulting Services [MCSs]) to customer executives on regular cadence.
  • Drives the case for change to help customers evolve their information technology (IT) maturity, drives productive use of Microsoft products, and enables and supports IT to make the business more effective. Presents the strategic business and technical need for change, as well as insights from competitors.

Internal Relationships and Coordination:

  • Develops standards and best practices for connecting opportunities, questions, and/or issues from the most prominent and/or challenging customer organizations with complex internal Microsoft technical/sales teams.
  • Orchestrates teams to address, using a breadth of technical knowledge to identify a broad set of internal teams in complex or unique customer situations.
  • Coordinates with internal teams to establish accountabilities to drive customer outcomes.

Portfolio Management:

  • Manages a large account portfolio (e.g., $10-20 million) of Microsoft Consulting Services (MCSs) delivery (through Project Managers), and is accountable for Premier/Unified Support contracts (through Technical Account Managers [TAMs]) involving a complex range of offerings, internal teams, and/or customer stakeholders.
  • Drives action to expand the portfolio and drives consumption. Propels impact and success of others through contributions to various teams.

Business Growth:

  • Innovates and implements long-term, strategic plans, in partnership with Sales and other Services personnel, to create new opportunities and sustainable growth for customer accounts across the worldwide account portfolio.
  • Supports the closing of deals and contract renewals for highly complex and prominent customer accounts (e.g., tier 1) by negotiating, sharing long-term customer needs with Sales and Account teams, strategizing on upcoming project plans, and cyclical contract scoping.
  • Contributes to and influences account planning for portfolio.

Delivery:

  • Manages the direction of solution deliveries and influences others to secure resources to deliver on customer contracts.
  • Ensures delivery services for customers across the services lifecycle (from development to support) lifecycle, including envisioning, solution development, service delivery planning, cloud consumption and usage, service delivery management, incident management/escalations, and proactive remediation services.
  • Leads steering committee meetings with strategic customers to discuss progress toward delivery success.

Consumption:

  • Contributes to consumption activities, identifies patterns of consumption gaps, and drives consumption for complex customers (e.g., tier 1) by identifying blockers to consumption goals and enabling customers, through internal teams, to get the full value of their purchases.

Escalations:

  • Implements or is accountable for escalation management governance processes. May resolve issues identified and escalated by the project team and/or the customer regarding delivery issues through coordination and influence with senior-level internal and/or customer stakeholders.
  • May maintain awareness and stay informed on critical support issues.

Business Management:

  • Collaborates with Sales to support contract setup, signature, compliance, and execution from deal approval to invoicing and closure.
  • Manages areas of fiscal responsibility within portfolio, staying within budget while driving engagement profitability and risk management.

Other:

  • Embody our culture and values

Qualifications
Required / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, or related field AND 8+ years service delivery and client-facing experience
  • OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, or related field AND 6+ years project management, service delivery and client-facing experience
  • OR equivalent experience.

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, or related field AND 12+ years project management, service delivery and client-facing experience
  • OR Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, or related field AND 8+ years project management, service delivery and client-facing experience
  • OR equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years account management experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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.

Job Title: Account Management Executive – FSI

Job number 1146922
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type Full-Time
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Travel 0-25 %

Job Description

  • The Account Executive at Microsoft leads our most valued customers into the digital age.
  • Embracing a challenger mindset, the successful Account Executive manages, orchestrates and leads their virtual teams and closes opportunities with customers that produce transformative business outcomes.

Responsibilities
The Account Executive will be responsible for the following:

Customer Outcomes Manager:

  • Understands customer drivers and business outcomes of digital transformation and contributes to Digital/transformation with the customer;
  • Initiates conversations with customers on digital transformation for assigned accounts.
  • Ensures line-of-business wins are captured (e.g., testimonials) for referencing.

Sales Leadership Pivoting to Industry

  • Develops an understanding of the customer’s industry and the needs of each assigned account and identifies opportunities to drive optimizations and new digitalization solutions/ideas based on their needs and strategies; works on behalf of the customer.

Executes on Account Plan & Goals:

  • Manages and executes plans for multiple accounts to ensure Microsoft targets and customer business needs are met;
  • Coordinates with extended virtual teams  and holds self and the team accountable for executing on plans and meeting customer needs;
  • Outlines revenue targets to deliver on account plans;
  • Orchestrates extended team and embraces partners to scale business;
  • Ensures sales consumption and adoption goals on target.

Qualifications
Key Capabilities:

Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 3+ years of selling to or consulting with enterprise customers. Equally considered will be 5+ years of experience driving digital transformation from within the enterprise customers.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or MBA preferred; or equivalent experience.
  • Experience to lead multi-cultural, diverse and remote teams across different disciplines.
  • Proven ability to understand customer needs, create and deliver customized, customer-focused pitches and solutions.
  • Effectively navigate through ambiguity and complexities related to client management.
  • Embody “we-before-me” and the “customer first” mindset that delivers long term success over short term returns.
  • Solid knowledge of one industry required (i.e. Government, Education, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Automotive, Telco, Media, Oil/Gas/Energy, etc.).
  • The ability to adapt one’s behavior to different people and situations, while recognizing, acknowledging and understanding different perspectives.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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.