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Microsoft’s Manufacturing organization helps Microsoft customers achieve the best outcomes from their investments in Microsoft cloud technologies. We focus on empowering our Manufacturing customers on their digital journey, from envisioning new possibilities to delivering solutions that result in targeted business outcomes and a great customer experience.
Manage a complex calendar. Must have ability to analyze and respond appropriately to trends, priorities, and duplicities in order to maximize time efficiencies, ensuring that the CVP is engaged only in essential meetings and events.
Work closely with key business stakeholders/leaders to ensure strategic prioritization of the CVP’s time. This includes understanding what is critical to the business in order to make appropriate decisions that directly impact the CVP’s time and effectiveness.
Own the Manufacturing ROB Calendar; closely partner with key cross-functional stakeholders to ensure smooth execution (including logistics) of all internal and external events. Take ownership and support of logistics for events sponsored by CVP and ensure that budgets and activities around this area are managed as effectively as possible.
Be agile; ability to adapt quickly as the environment/landscape shifts.
Coordinate travel arrangements. Meet the travel requirements of the CVP including door-to-door logistics. Work with key folks on the team in planning meetings and logistics, in order to maximize CVP’s time and focus.
Manage budgets and expenses in a compliant and timely manner.
Coordinate and professionally represent the Manufacturing OU to a wide spectrum of MS employees, as well as executives and employees from outside organizations.
Work without supervision and to be self-motivated. A confident self-starter is essential.
Uphold the highest level of integrity and business professionalism to be able to deal with highly sensitive information with absolute confidentiality.
Oversee execution of full hiring cycle including PCN management, REQ execution and tracking
Space management; alias management; processing and approving expense reports; new hire onboarding; procurement of goods and services
Key driver of the annual ROB scheduling and team calendar including all hands, large- and small-scale off-site meetings, and team morale events
Involvement in special projects as needed
5+ years of experience supporting a senior level executive in a fast paced and complex environment, understanding the executive’s needs, and making appropriate decisions and requests on behalf of the executive.
Prior experience in successfully partnering with other Executive Assistants.
Proficiency with Microsoft core Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneNote and OneDrive.
Ability to work independently with minimum guidance yet collaboratively across organization boundaries with others at all levels. Ability to influence.
Demonstrated drive and initiative to identify, solve, and follow-through on problems, and the ability to act independently to achieve results with a high degree of accuracy, professionalism, and attention to detail, exploring multiple angles for solutions. Ability to work under pressured deadlines and manage multiple demands. Composed and tactful.
Self-directed, demonstrated good judgment with solid organizational skills, strong work ethic, strong verbal and written communication.
Demonstrated ability to handle a high level of ambiguity. Able to take effective action without always having the total picture.
Must be humble, and assertive with a high level of integrity and consistently demonstrate a positive “can-do” attitude with the ability to maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive material with tact and professionalism. Team player who is flexible and willing to jump into whatever is needed. Agile in response to shifting priorities.
Knowledge of corporate organization and ability to navigate it and knowledge of departmental business practices and tools is required.
Comfortable learning new technologies.
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