Microsoft Corporation Executive Business Administrator in San Francisco, California

Companies around the world use Yammer to communicate and collaborate openly, helping to make workplace interaction more effective and increase employee productivity and well-being.

At Yammer, we experience this first hand, because we're not only building Yammer, we're using it every day to perform our work. We're not just building a product; we're enabling people to change the way they work in very meaningful ways. We need people who are enthusiastic, who ask great questions, and who have strong opinions but aren't afraid to admit when they're wrong.

We are looking for an Executive Business Administrator to support the General Manager of Yammer & O365 Groups to help drive our team to operate with optimal efficiency. We’re a fast-paced global organization, so if you’re ready to make an impact at one of the world's leading companies, we want to meet you.

In your day-to-day job, your primary role will be to support the General Manager and overall Rhythm of the Business. In addition, you will support the overall business operations and administration for the Yammer Engineering and Product organization. You will also have the opportunity to work on projects of special interest, such as philanthropy, hack days, and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Provide complex calendar and travel management for the GM, including customer visits and public speaking engagements

  • Manage budget and headcount while working closely with relevant stakeholders – areas of work will include: procurement, expense approvals, budget planning, employee data, reporting, and on / off-boarding

  • Establish strong working relationships with Administrators within the organization as well as with HR, Finance and Recruiting partners

  • Plan team meetings, off-sites, morale events, and support community events

  • Exercise sound judgement, and maintain integrity and professionalism in communicating and working with highly confidential and sensitive information

  • Thrive in a team-oriented and collaborative environment

Qualifications

  • A self-starter with the ability to anticipate needs and act ahead of direct guidance in a fast-paced environment

  • A problem solver, and are eager to optimize projects and processes for overall business operational efficiency

  • Organized and detail oriented, with proven project and time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at once

  • Comfortable working in a global environment and across cultural boundaries

  • Approachable and can maintain a cool and focused persona under pressure, within short time constraints, and in relatively ambiguous and complex situations

YOU HAVE:

  • 5+ years of demonstrated Executive Administrative experience with a fast-paced global company

  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite. Bonus points if you have experience working with internal Microsoft tools such as Headtrax, MSS, iCIMS, Concur travel, MyOrder, Informa, AssetLink, and FIM

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferred but not required)

  • Experience working in a technology or product development environment (preferred but not required)

  • Able to safely lift up to 30lbs

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 at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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