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Microsoft UK • United Kingdom

Commercial Contract Delivery Manager

Employment type:  Full time

3 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Overview

Our team sits at the heart of Microsoft’s AI & HPC business – shaping and delivering the next generation of supercomputing. As a Commercial Contract Delivery Manager, you will help develop, operate, and maintain services supporting the evolving needs of one of our largest and most significant customers. As a Commercial Contract Delivery Manager you will be orchestrating processes and managing cross-funtional stakeholders to ensure a complex program of works remain complain and accurate. The projects include maintaining and updating live customer processes, management of contractual obligations.

This role will allow you to develop your commercial and operational delivery skills through a strong program delivery disciple. You will have the opportunity to impact both Microsoft’s strategy and the world-wide mission of one of the largest and most forward-leaning customers. The customer’s scenarios will be lighthouses for their markets and present an opportunity for Azure and Microsoft to learn and grow, create transformative technology offerings, and advance competitive advantages.

Our team values collaboration, craftsmanship, and continuous learning. As a member of the team, you will be able to shape and grow a positive and productive engineering culture.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Independently develops innovative plans and processes to efficiently execute customer solutions and projects, scaling for multiple/complex customers as possible.
  • Independently aligns moderately complex solutions that meet customer needs.
  • Collaborates with multiple cross-functional teams of architects, engineers, finance, legal support, operations owners to relay customer goals, evaluate suggested actionable solutions, and establish cadence for product adoption. Resolves day-to-day issues within scope before escalation to management.
  • Identifies potential issue areas to bring insights back internally for development.
  • Contributes to development of training content internally to enable teams to expedite customer acceleration and integration.
  • Documents processes and learnings during customer projects and engagements to identify patterns in insights for process development (e.g., blockers in the beginning, actions taken, qualifiers of success).
  • Embody our culture and values.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, Math, Business, or related field OR equivalent experience
  • A formal Program\Project Mangement certification.
  • A form of commercial contracting certification.

Other Requirements:

  • 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.

Additional / Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience of program governance and management of complex processes and contracts.
  • Professional presentation skills with experience of regularly presenting a variety of different audiences.
  • Customer advocacy, a deep ethos and understanding of customer needs and the methods by which to surface articulated and unarticulated needs.

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.

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

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Company benefits

Wellbeing allowance
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Gym membership
Mental health platform access
Buy or sell annual leave
Shared parental leave
Matched pension contribution
Charity donation scheme
Employee assistance programme
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Fertility treatment leave
Open to compressed hours
Open to job sharing
Fertility benefits
Enhanced sick pay
Enhanced sick days
Compassionate leave
Travel insurance
20 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Childcare credits
Carer’s leave
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Annual bonus
Annual pay rises
Company car
Hackathons
Open to part-time employees
Pregnancy loss leave
Life insurance
Equity packages
Financial coaching
Relocation packages
Sabbaticals
Location
83%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
81%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
67%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
63%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
74%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
79%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Microsoft UK

Company employees

Globally: 220,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

67:33

Office locations

London, Reading, Cambridge, Romsey, Manchester, Edinburgh

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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