Business Administrator- Redmond, WA

Employer: Microsoft

Job Description:
Are you an amazing Business Administrator with a great attitude and a positive approach to people and your work? Do you love all things devices? Do you have initiative, flexibility, and a strong desire to impact and influence the day-to-day business needs of a high-functioning team? Yes? We want YOU to join us in our Devices Quality Admin Team!

The W+D, Devices Team makes some of the most beautiful pieces of hardware in the world! Surface Laptop, Surface Studio, Foldable DUO, just to name a few! We are redefining the way people see the world and how they get things done. Our business is growing quickly and creating fans all around the world. 

In this position you will be the Business Administrator supporting two Senior Leaders and their Surface Devices Quality SubSystems and Platform Teams in a fun and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities
Are you an amazing Business Administrator with a great attitude and a positive approach to people and your work? Do you love all things devices? Do you have initiative, flexibility, and a strong desire to impact and influence the day-to-day business needs of a high-functioning team? Yes? We want YOU to join us in our Devices Quality Admin Team!

The W+D, Devices Team makes some of the most beautiful pieces of hardware in the world! Surface Laptop, Surface Studio, Foldable DUO, just to name a few! We are redefining the way people see the world and how they get things done. Our business is growing quickly and creating fans all around the world. 

In this position you will be the Business Administrator supporting two Senior Leaders and their Surface Devices Quality SubSystems and Platform Teams in a fun and fast-paced environment.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
- 3+ years Administrative, Business Support, or customer service experience in an environment with an emphasis on scheduling meetings/events, travel management, and basic administration work.
- Associate degree in relevant field (e.g., Business Administration, Human Resources [HR], Marketing, Communications, Psychology, Sociology) OR equivalent experience
- 1+ year(s) experience reviewing and managing administrative budgets (e.g., for events, morale, travel, training).
Proficiency with Microsoft software, including Microsoft Office and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to mastering organizational and time management skills, attention to details, rhythm of the business planning, comfortable working as an independent business partner, and a strong ability to manage real-time changes and prioritize a workload within a matrix of responsibility, you will:

- Prior MS experience, proficient with MS internal tools
- Partner with a team of amazing business administrators, supporting an engineering organization around discretionary budgets, headcount management and employee onboarding, and team events.
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality with the Leadership Teams and group information.
- Ensure a timely flow of information and process approvals as appropriate.
- Effectively communicate and build relationships with the business support community and leadership.
- Influence and embrace cross-functional/cultural teams with a willingness to collaborate and be a team player.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation.
- Analytical thinking and ability to quickly diagnose operational data, and then act on decisions.
- If this sounds like your next dream job, we look forward to hearing from you!

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
Benefits and Perks
Industry leading healthcare
Savings and investments
Giving programs
Educational resources
Maternity and paternity leave
Opportunities to network and connect
Discounts on products and services
Generous time away

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Location: Redmond, WA
Application Method: Online: https://careers.microsoft.com/professionals/us/en/job/1302196/Business-Administrator
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 28, 2022

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