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Microsoft Corporation Program Manager, Recruiting Operations in Bellevue, Washington

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of 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. You can help us achieve our mission.

The Web Experiences Team (WebXT) spans the Microsoft ecosystem of web experiences, aligned on our principal goal to make the web a better place for everyone on the planet. WebXT is a suite of products and services that includes Bing, Microsoft News, our Advertising Platform, the new Edge browser, and Maps.

We are seeking a top performing Recruitment Operations Program Manager to play a key role in shaping the future of the WebXT organization, by building & executing on key hiring programs to attract and hire strong talent into our inclusive organization. In this cross-functional role you will report to the Microsoft Advertising Sales Excellence Leader and will partner with stakeholders across WebXT, Global Talent & Acquisition (GTA), HR & Recruiting champs to build and rollout impactful strategies to amplify recruiting efforts across WebXT. You will run an effective and visible Program Management office, always striving to remove blockers, improve end to end recruitment processes and help hiring managers engage thoughtfully in the sourcing & hiring process, ultimately hiring quality candidates in an expedient manner.


  • Thought leader and Strategic partner: Understand the key hiring needs of a broad set of stakeholders and partner with GTA & Hiring Managers to land and execute on agreed on recruitment strategy globally (events, scaled hiring, leadership recruitment).

  • Project Management Office Execution: Run an effective PMO officeensuring that all of recruitment process steps are working (PCN opening, sourcing, screening, interviewing, offer, onboarding) and resolving key blockers/friction points in a timely manner. Buildand land an effective communication strategy across all stakeholder groups.

  • Senior level stakeholder management : Collaborate with Senior WebXT, GTA, Finance, and HR leadership to reivew hiring performance and influence where change is needed in strategy or behavior.

  • Facilitate Data driven decision making : Ensure appropriate data & insights are surfaced at right altitude in a timely manner to enable leadership, hiring managers and stakeholders to take timely action.

  • Scaled Talent Acquisition : Partner with GTA to iterate on and perfect strategy for scaled hiring (events). Partner with events team to ensure stellar candidate experience and maximize yield from event days. Learn & refine as needed.

  • Hiring Manager enablement : Ensure hiring managers are equipped to source and hire great talent for WebXT.

  • Shared culture of diversity and respect : Continue to create deep connections within our communities, focus on increasing representation, retaining and growing our current team members, while fostering awareness and growth through an inclusive environment.

  • Continuous business learning and professional growth: Continually strengthen your Industry expertise, take personal accountability for your career and personal development; create, update and regularly check in on your career development plan. Complete required and recommended trainings and apply what you learn to further your growth in role and career progression.


  • 10+ years of project / program management experience

  • Experience working in Recruiting, HR, or Diversity & Inclusion is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and manage relationships with senior leadership and stakeholders to drive results

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex information in an approachable manner across a geographically dispersed audience

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically and programmatically

  • Passion for diversity & inclusion demonstrated by active advocacy or allyship in prior roles and/or outside of work

  • Organizational agility and ability to work successfully across a complex environment

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, navigate uncertain situations, and drive for clarity

  • High personal accountability for self and others.

  • Adaptability, empathy and innovative thinking


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 ( .

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