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Microsoft Corporation Supply Chain Industry Solutions, Director in Cambridge, Massachusetts

It is an exciting time in the manufacturing industry. Our industry is undergoing breakthrough transformation that is not simply about technology, but also about companies re-envisioning existing business models and embracing a different way of bringing together people, data, and processes to create new value for their suppliers, partners, and customers.

The Manufacturing Industry Team, part of the Worldwide Enterprise Commercial Organization, is accountable for leveraging deep industry and technical expertise to enable sales teams and partners to deliver relevant, customized industry solutions and services, built on a secure, integrated cloud platform, to empower our customers to digitally transform their businesses. It’s no longer just about one simple software solution; it’s about creating a connected, secure, efficient, and scalable digital ecosystem. Further, they will guide our engineering teams to address key needs as part of the product roadmaps.

Our team culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. We also strive to have fun!

If you have a passion for customer success and want to be part of the greatest digital revolution, we want to hear from you.

The Supply Chain Director will define and shape the strategy and execution for Secure & Resilient Supply Chain solutions focused on the Biden Executive Order positioning for the US market as well as expand the global capabilities and POV of Microsoft’s longer-term supply chain strategy and offerings.

This role requires deep subject matter expertise of supply chain from a cross industry and cross function standpoint marrying business, digital and program management capabilities.

This individual will be a strong virtual team leader, able to cultivate relationships with senior management and manage across functional teams. Critical skills include the ability to identify new market opportunities, models, and solution gaps; amplify customer voice into decision-making, articulate business value and outcomes; and build strategies around market requirements, as well as the proven ability to translate all of that to influence engineering roadmap commitments.

Deep understanding and expertise in digital transformation opportunities across supply chains is required, supported by thought leadership in advanced technologies like machine learning, artificial intelligence, cognitive services, digital twin/thread, and other solutions and capabilities with a particular focus on transformation and the disruption in the industry.

Responsibilities

This person will drive coordination and collaboration across sales, marketing, partners and engineering to successfully deliver the Supply Chain Program initiated by the Microsoft US President.

  • Drive Go toMarket planning & execution(Cross Industry)

  • Define supply chain solutions(Visibility, Ecosystem Planning & Trust)

  • Own program management

  • Develop content andenablement

  • Own communications, including internal Senior Executive communication andalignment.

  • Drive customer engagement model via workshops

  • Expandstrategy &positioningbeyond the USto a globalPOV

  • Enable both 1stparty and 3rdpartysolutionswhile aligning roadmaps to customer timelines &requirements.

  • Drive partneralignment and execution.

  • Travel to customer sitesand other events asrequired.

Qualifications

  • 10+years industry domain experience working in business/sales/leadership roles within theSupply Chainindustry.

  • 10+yearsbusiness development,consultingor product/solution management.

  • Solid technical expertise relevant to the industry solution areas.

  • Experienced in managing virtual teams without authority.

  • MBA or similar structured strategic systems thinking experience a bonus.

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://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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