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Microsoft Corporation Senior Business Program Manager in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft, a company that runs on trust, is seeking a Senior Business Program Manager to design and execute Microsofts Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program.

As part of the broader Audit, Risk and Compliance (ARC) organization, this role will be facilitating the completion of management owned enterprise risk assessments across various functions such as engineering, sales, marketing, or corporate.

A passion for excellence, a service-based approach, and project management experience are essential for effective cross-team collaboration. This role offers a broad view of the company, providing an opportunity to accelerate your career growth and develop deep business acumen. As an advocate of our Enterprise Risk Management practices, this Senior Business Program Manager will develop and maintain relationships with senior business leaders, manage risk-stakeholder engagement models, and coordinate the completion of multiple risk assessments across the organization.


  • Define and execute steps for reporting on managements perspective of risk as part of the semi-annual ERM program. Manage communication plans, CVP (corporate vice president)and Risk owner communication strategy. Lead the plan execution to ensure participants and stakeholders understand their accountability and ownership of the program, and that they are communicating and responding according to the necessary cadence. Work across teams to ensure all program requirements are understood and can be met.

  • Evangelize current ERM program to key stakeholders, risk owners and finance partners to gain buy in.

  • Define and track the success criteria and performance metrics (e.g., Key Performance Indicators [KPIs]), such as quality, adoption, usage, impact, effectiveness) for the program.

  • Identify and scope opportunities to improve current ERM program, working with Internal Audit, Compliance and Business Conduct Investigations teams. Identify and provide solutions to root problems (e.g., root-cause analysis), define the program strategy, gather program requirements, identify resource needs, create the project plan and targets, and work across ARC teams to align on the plan.

  • Work with and leverage other teams (e.g., Supply Chain, Engineering, Sales) to ensure ERM program processes are rigorous and executed efficiently. Develop processes around scope and scheduled changes for programs and communicate them to stakeholders.

  • Lead the completion of the semi-annual Enterprise Risk Management report for the Audit Committee, ensuring focus on key risks to Microsoft.

  • Foster an inclusive culture, build business acumen, and instill a risk mindset within the team.

  • Embody Microsoft Values and One Microsoft, while embracing a growth mindset and driving impact.

  • Continually enhance the technical knowledge of self and the group on assigned risk areas through training and continuous professional development.


  • Embody our culture and values


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations, Finance or related field AND 6+ years work experience in program management, process management, process improvement

  • OR equivalent experience.

Business Program Management IC5 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,200 - $194,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $142,200 - $213,200 per year.

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