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Business Administrator

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

FastTrack Business Administrator, Growth + Experience, Experiences + Devices Division

The M365 FastTrack team is looking for a driven, high-functioning Business Administrator to support a fast-paced and dynamic global team. To be successful in this role you should have strong planning and organizational skills, the ability to anticipate the needs of a diverse organization, and a passion for the quality of your work.

This position will support one VP and worldwide team of ~400 employees, in partnership with members of the Business Management team. The position requires consistent collaboration with the Business Management team and FastTrack Leadership Team, a willingness to understand the business, and motivation to help drive our shared business priorities.

The successful candidate will have the ability to prioritize and communicate effectively with a great attention to detail, and will interact with all levels of employees, from executives to new hires as well as external partners.

The ideal candidate:

  • Customer-obsessed
  • Self-driven
  • Accountable
  • Reliable
  • Creative
  • 4+ years of proven relevant work experience in administrative assistance, business management and customer service
  • Experience with event management or coordinating logistics for complex meetings and events
  • Strong communication, verbal and written, and interpersonal skills, tact, diplomacy, integrity, negotiation, and professionalism
  • Analytical thinker
  • Desire to drive team culture and community
  • Organized with the ability to prioritize among multiple projects
  • Ability to make timely decisions, exercise sound judgment, apply the appropriate level of urgency to situations that require a quick response
  • Achieve results with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain utmost confidentiality with sensitive and personal information
  • Knowledge in internal Microsoft applications including iCIMS, HeadTrax, MSExpense2, MyOrder, MSTravel, IDWEB, MSS, MSSpace and ManagePointHR is a plus
  • BA/BS degree is desirable, but not required

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.

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

Primary Responasibilities include, but re not limited to:

  • Calendar support for VP with attention to accuracy, timeliness, and alignment with Senior Leader's priorities and commitments (strategic time prioritization). Ability to analyze and respond appropriately to scheduling trends and anticipate meeting needs.
  • RoB logistics and execution aligning to key timelines and deliverables
  • External Staff Management: onboarding, offboarding, tracking positions
  • Procurement: hardware, office supplies, etc. and tracking
  • Coordinate logistics for team meetings and events including morale
  • Data management such as PCN hygiene, recruiting administration, & discretionary budgets and expense report processing
  • New hire onboarding: hardware procurement, space assignment, coordinate office moves
  • Opportunity to take on special projects as needed
  • Strategic prioritization in managing a high volume of incoming requests, typically via email
  • Ability to work and manage time in a 24x7 business
  • This role does have some physical demands including lifting, carrying, pushing, moving items of light to medium weight
  • Office space maintenance and facilities requests

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Business Administrator, Other , Redmond, Washington

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