Principal Program Manager - Dynamics 365

Last updated one month ago
Location:Bellevue, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Dynamics 365 is a set of intelligent business applications that help customers accelerate transformation across Sales, Marketing, Service, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Retail, and Talent. Launched in late 2016, Dynamics 365 has seen fantastic growth and momentum.

Reporting to the Dynamics 365 Product Group COO, this Principal PM role will drive accountability and enhanced decision making by developing partnerships, processes, and reporting that enhances managerial decision making. You will align diverse teams on financial best practices, prepare and manage accountability to budgets, and reduce operational overhead for the entire group

Responsibilities

Build appropriate financial reporting to support managerial decision making (i.e. accountability and investments) across the Dynamics Product Group (DPG) portfolio. Standardize our approach to business case development in support of investment decisions

Drive accountability around efficiency efforts. Partner with BAG finance, the exec office, and app engineering leaders to hit Azure cost-down targets. Understand and evangelize cloud best practices across the group

Drive forecasting and prepare the annual budget (COGS, OPEX, Vendor) across the group. Collaborate with the CoS and COO to establish policy. Facilitate forecasts and budget planning and establish, maintain, and improve on the accountability model. Drive clarity in key systems around service ownership and structure

Simplify and reduce overhead burden of headcount management. Drive adherence to process and ensure DPG hits its quarterly and annual targets

Qualifications

At least 5 years of financial management, reporting, P&L creation experience

5+ years of partnering with and driving accountability across technology teams

Ability to collaborate and partner across teams: E.g. Marketing, Business Planning, Finance, Engineering Leadership and BAG central functions

Ability to think strategically and understand technical and architectural drivers

Willingness to roll up your sleeves and dig into the data and the details

Love for dissecting and navigating existing processes and systems to get to the right outcomes (can’t be a bull in a china shop – need to figure out how it works and then affect change)

Unrelenting drive to accomplish your mission. Courage and adeptness at challenging processes, teams, and bosses when you’ve identified a better way

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.

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Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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