Academic relations Program Manager

29 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Qualifications Key Competencies Excellent planning and organisational skills with an ability to effectively prioritise and coordinate multiple work streams of activities, while keeping high attention to detail and working with minimal guidance. An analytical mindset with the ability to define metrics, reports, interpret results, and make recommendations on appropriate courses of action. Able to work well under pressure and within short time constraints. A team player, with outstanding collaboration skills, who thrives working within an interdisciplinary organisation. Technical / Functional Skills Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Familiarity with web content creation and design processes, including WordPress. Proven ability to build strong, productive relationships with stakeholders (internal and external) to meet targeted objectives. Qualifications Proven experience in a project management, programme management role. Experience working within a global organisation across multiple time zones would be desirable. Previous experience of working within a technological or scientific environment would be desirable. A Bachelor's degree is required. Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to age,ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity orexpression, 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 applicablelaws, regulations and ordinances. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of youremployment with Microsoft and the country where you work. Responsibilities Microsoft Research includes a global community of world classresearchers, scientists and engineers working together on exciting newresearch explorations and product incubations. Microsoft ResearchOutreach is the organisation that engages with the academic researchcommunity and creates collaborations and partnerships between theacademic research community and the scientific community at Microsoft. The Microsoft Research Outreach team is looking for an experiencedAcademic relations Program Manager, in Cambridge, UK, to co-ordinate abroad spectrum of activities for a cross-domain technical team thatsupports Microsoft's connections with, and outreach to, academia andindustry, in EMEA. Domains include computer science, healthcare and postgraduate support. This role requires working closely and effectivelyacross a diverse group of stakeholders and functions at MicrosoftResearch and with our academic and research partners. Academic Relationship Management: managing the relationship with networks of partners in academia (both faculty and students) and research organisations in relation to Outreach projects and programmes. Event Co-ordination: landing key messages and facilitating full logistics for events ranging from small local meetings through to events with international attendees. PhD Scholarship Programme Management: managing the overall process including application, review, selection, and execution in co-ordination with legal, research and finance teams. Engagement Co-ordination and Tracking: co-ordinating the execution and monitoring the progress of engagements with academia and industry, ensuring that timelines and resource allocations are adhered to; maintaining a record of the status and key deliverables for projects; driving related actions to completion. Marketing and Communications Co-ordination: co-ordinating related activities across relevant teams, including collateral preparation, website, PR, and social amplification. Contract Management: preparation, monitoring and recording. Talent Pipeline: supporting related activities in co-ordination with the Human Resources department. Compliance: ensuring that all work strictly adheres to Microsoft policies and procedures. - provided by Dice COMPUTER SCIENCE, CONTRACT MANAGEMENT, DEGREE, LOGISTICS, MICROSOFT, PHD, PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, WORDPRESS