QualificationsProject managementPower BISupply chain managementAzureSupply chainBachelor’s degreeMaster’s degreeMaster of Business Administration
Are you passionate about solving large scale supply chain problems in ever changing and rapidly growing cloud computing environment? Do you want to work in a planning team driving processes and modeling capacity planning innovations for server and network infrastructure? If yes, please continue reading on. The Demand Planning team is one of the most central functions within CSCP due its direct impact on Microsoft cloud business success. This team forecasts, plans and manages majority of Microsoft’s cloud services and directly influences cloud user experience. This is a central function that closely partners with Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain, Data Centers, NPI and Deployment Engineering. We are looking for a seasoned demand planning manager with strong partner management skills, insight and supply chain knowledge, and executive presence to transform the relationships with our partners from meeting their stated requirements to meeting their needs while optimizing the efficiency of our Cloud offering.
This is a key role that leads plan development and engagement, while impacting customer capacity availability and the bottom-line cost for the Azure Business.
There are three key areas to this role:
1. Developing the usage forecast, translating it into hardware units with an optimal capacity plan across Azure workloads
2. Managing shiproom or S&OE execution decisions to balance demand supply risks
3. Engaging and partnering with a wide set of stakeholders including Software engineering, Finance, Supply Planning and Sourcing, and New Product Introduction teams to inform and influence, while delivering and balancing key measures such as plan accuracy, optimality, availability, and quality.
A successful candidate for this role will leverage their analytical, leadership, and communication skills to deliver innovative solutions that will transform the way our customers interact with our products.
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.
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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