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Business Administrator
Category: Computing
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  Job posted:   Sat Apr 14, 2018
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Business Administrator
The Commercial Software Engineering (CSE) organization enables high-impact organizations and developer communities to achieve more and drive the value of our intelligent cloud and edge. How do we do it? We are an industry-leading software engineering & evangelism team that engages with developer communities, works with startups, enables STEM students at our top universities, and codes with partners and customers every day. We accelerate platform adoption and serve as trusted technical experts by coding side by side with our customers, partners and developer ecosystem.

The CSE organization is seeking an individual for an exciting and challenging Business Administrator position supporting the CanAm Evangelism General Manager including the US & Canadian teams. This role will require an expert business support professional with skills and knowledge to manage projects and processes, to prioritize time, and to work with business partners to contribute to the success of the organization. The successful candidate will enjoy a dynamic, fast-paced environment, be flexible, like working closely with others, and take pride in their work. This role requires complex calendaring skills, operational excellence, an efficient use of business systems, contribute to program management, and the effective management of data.


Key Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

+ Proactively and efficiently manage the complex calendar of the Evangelism GM and help prioritize meetings based on business needs

+ Ability to look ahead and understand the prioritization of key objectives and help manage the deliverables or priorities

+ Assist with all meeting logistics, small to large events and other ad-hoc administrative tasks

+ Schedule customer, partner, employee morale, all hands, off-sites, summits etc. (Chief Morale Officer)

+ Plan & coordinate domestic and international travel from end to end for the executive by developing itineraries; scheduling flights, booking other transportation; arranging lodging and meeting accommodations

+ Reconcile, submit and review expense reports in compliance with MS Policy

+ Proactively provide administrative and staffing support to the team, including but not limited to space, tracking assets, procurement, headcount management, new/internal onboarding and event management

+ Maintain group information with confidentiality and integrity. Use discretion to make decisions within your area of responsibility

+ Procurement of goods and services including computer equipment, office supply, reference materials and facility requests. Manage aliases and support new employee setup (office, equipment, etc.)

+ Assist the Business Manager with budget processes, producing reports, planning, managing and tracking operating expenses for the teams, as well as managing, tracking and closing POs

+ Plan, coordinate and execute team morale events by establishing objectives, determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation of others, monitoring progress, problem-solving and making adjustment to plans as needed

+ Contribute to external evangelism events as needed including end to end event management with with potential travel to support onsite i.e. Hackathons, customer events and open hacks

+ Maintain accuracy of complex data by using Microsoft systems and tools to meet compliance standards


+ 5+ years of Executive Administration Experience.

+ 5+ years of Microsoft Office experience (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, OneNote, Visio, SharePoint, Teams)

Other Qualifications:

+ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated work experience in a fast-paced administrative capacity supporting executives.

+ Proactive in anticipating executives needs and able to work independently to make administrative decisions and possess executive maturity

+ Ability to effectively manage a high priority and time sensitive workload with a calm, confident and positive attitude, ability to work independently, deal with ambiguity and have a passion for making managers and organizations great

+ Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage complex schedules, as well as prioritize own work and resources to complete projects on time while maneuvering challenges effectively

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 at .

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