Director at Microsoft Corporation in Washington, DC

📌 Washington 🏷️ Other 🕑 2021-07-24
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Director, Airband Initiative Affordable Devices Program

As the Director for the Airband Initiative Affordable Devices Program, you are responsible for identifying emerging trends, disruptive opportunities, and market-making partnerships to both execute the plan of record and create new strategies and opportunities which lead to scaled growth of Airband. As a key member of the Airband Leadership team, you will help to shaping the future of Microsoft's Airband devices-based programs, leading cross-functional teams and working directly with external partners (banks, technology integrators, liquidators, etc.) to close the racial and digital divide for our customers and in-turn help them discover, afford and enjoy Microsoft's product experiences. You will ensure all program KPI's are measured and reported to both internal stakeholders and external partners participating in the program. In this role, you will lead strategy and execution of global affordable devices programs for the Airband organization to accelerate growth and launch and manage the racial equity programs in coordination with matrixed stakeholders across US and rest of world.

Responsibilities

Strategy/Program Management
+ Develops strategic goals for and executes Microsoft corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) initiatives and/or programs.
+ Formulates Microsoft's corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) initiatives and/or topics.
+ Advises on and responds to key corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) strategic issues and recommends well thought-out actions by prioritizing, ensuring alignment with stakeholder positions, leveraging specialists, or escalating matters.
+ Shapes Microsoft's policy agenda that addresses complex societal issues and business priorities.
+ Identifies and recommends corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) initiatives to address complex local, regional, national, and global community and civic engagement needs in alignment with Microsoft's corporate social responsibility standards.
+ Develops and manages corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) programs and/or initiatives that build resiliency, self-sufficiency, and opportunities for individuals and communities.
+ Develops and manages matrixed, highly complex project timelines, budgets, and plans for corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) programs.
+ Develops processes to facilitate program development, outreach, and execution, and assesses feasibility of program extension to other internal and external communities. Business, Technical, and Societal Expertise
+ Develops and/or recommends highly impactful solutions for advancing Microsoft corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) agenda, while managing risks and consequences.
+ Identifies and gathers resources across internal and external communities to ensure a positive impact of corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) initiatives.

Representing Microsoft


+ Communicates Microsoft's perspective on key strategic corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) issues and garners the support of influential internal and external stakeholders to advance Microsoft's CSR agenda.
+ Influences and contributes to the messaging and communications strategy as a spokesperson to ensure programs are integrated into internal and external stakeholder messaging.
+ Understands and applies detailed knowledge of Microsoft and Corporate and Legal Affairs strategies to drive results and program integrity.
+ Develops recommendations for how Microsoft products and software can be used to solve societal issues and create opportunities in the community.
+ Participates in large internal and external events to advocate for Microsoft corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) programs.

External Relationships


+ Identifies and manages partnerships (, nonprofit, international, advocacy, academic) to advance corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) development programs.
+ Implements improvements to corporate social responsibility (, philanthropies, accessibility, sustainability) initiatives based on community and stakeholder feedback.

Internal Collaboration


+ Serves as a strategic partner for corporate social responsibility by supporting business development opportunities and assisting in navigating, minimizing, or removing roadblocks in order to drive business results.
+ Participates in and/or leads intra-group and/or cross-group projects and ensures accountability by leveraging project management approaches.
+ Escalates intra- and cross-group misalignment as needed.
+ Proactively collaborates with and influences internal stakeholders across functions to ensure a mutual understanding and alignment of objectives, priorities, and resources.

Other


+ Embody our culture and values

Qualifications

Required/Minimum

Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree AND 7+ years experience in corporate social responsibility, philanthropies, corporate affairs, or related area
+ OR 10+ years experience in corporate social responsibility, philanthropies, corporate affairs, or related area. Additional or

Preferred Qualifications

+ 12+ years experience in corporate social responsibility, philanthropies, corporate affairs, or related
+ 3+ years experience managing a corporate social responsibility or related program.
+ 3+ years experience working in or with a large, matrixed organization.+ 2+ years experience in Strategy, Management Consulting, and/or Finance.
+ Prior experience building device-as-a-service (DaaS) based products and services. 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 (https://) .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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