Microsoft Corporation Product Planner, Windows Planning in Redmond, Washington
The Windows Planning team within Windows + Devices is looking for a Product Planner to join the recently formed Windows Planning team. The Windows Planning team is committed to growing the Windows business through a thoughtful, well-engaged and shared plan across Windows and partner teams: near- and long-term product plans and process that supports those plans, aligned approaches to product planning questions, and scorecards for us to measure our progress.
The successful Product Planner will have the opportunity to identify,nurture, and championan emerging set ofstrategic growthbets and think proactively and strategically about opportunities to drive growth for the Windows business. The Product Planner’s charterwillinclude specific, initiative-based Windows growth opportunities as well as an ongoing focus on framing long-term strategic questions and developing answers to those questions.
This individual will bring a variety of perspectives to ourWindows planning process and help us find solutions to problems others have not yet seen. They will engage with stakeholders across Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to tackle complex cross-group challenges with clearly identified outcomes. Most importantly, they will join and collaborate with a high-performing team.
A successful candidate will have:
5+ years of product management, product planning, corporate strategy, and/or business planning experience in a leading technology or consumer electronics company
A proven ability todrivestrategic insight, including balanced consideration ofproduct, technology,marketing,business modelandthird-party / partnerperspectives
Other qualifications include:
Aptitude and passion for strategy formulation and program execution
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; great attention to detail
Understanding ofcurrent hardware technologies and a perspective on their future
Ability to collaborate and work well withothers
Clear, concise, and convincing written and oral communication skills
Strong executive presence and the ability to successfullyworkedacross different functionalteams
BS/BA degree is required; MBA or equivalent work experiencepreferred
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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