Microsoft Corporation Digital Advisor, Innovation in Chevy Chase, Maryland
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 to achieve our mission.
Microsoft Consulting Services helps Microsoft customers around the world get the best outcomes from their investments in the latest Microsoft cloud technologies. We focus on empowering customers on their digital journey, from envisioning new possibilities to delivering solutions that result in targeted business outcomes and a great customer experience.
Digital has increased the speed, and changed the way, in which companies build and reinvent themselves. To remain relevant in the next decade, companies need to establish organizational structure with a digital culture at its core, a digital platform, and a digital approach to innovation.
In a world being driven by disruptive technological change, Digital Advisors bring the business insights that make this disruption accessible to business leaders.
Digital Advisor is a destination role but not an end of career. Digital Advisors are significant contributors to strategy, transformation, and customer engagement, focused on catalyzing vision/ideas for customers at a company-wide strategy (board) level and helping customers set and execute their journey toward that vision.
Digital Advisors set the pace for disruptive business change beyond mere technical modernization.
For customers, the Digital Advisor connects them to unique perspectives and constructive disruptions that inspire them to drive the future story of their business together with Microsoft and the Microsoft ecosystem. They co-create, accelerate, and deliver a digital transformational journey built on deep customer knowledge and empathy. Digital Advisors guide customers through the three elements of the digital transformation journey - strategic, technical, and cultural so that customers can continue to innovate on their own.
Our Digital Advisors know their customer’s industries, business, and how Microsoft can help them drive their digital transformation. The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, change management, a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities. They also share a common set of characteristics - such as strong leadership and people skills - and bring the experience that drive innovation and customer value
The focus of the Digital Advisor role is to Dream, Design & Deliver Digital Transformation, bringing innovative ideas, leveraging the Microsoft Platform and showcasing the unique role that Microsoft can play.
Connect customers to unique perspectives and constructive disruptions that inspire them to drive the future story of their business together with Microsoft and the Microsoft ecosystem
Co-create, accelerate, and deliver a digital transformational journey built on deep customer knowledge and empathy
Guide customers through the three elements of the digital transformation journey - strategic, technical, and cultural so that customers can continue to innovate on their own
Create the multi-horizon plan for generating cloud consumption with a clear path for long-term quota retirement
Acquire and strengthen BDM relationships with thought provoking POVs and insights
7+ years of Management Consulting Experience
10+ years of Architecture and transformation experience
3+ years of experience driving digital transformations
Experience in managing and driving innovation within a consulting capacity
Thought leader with significant experience working with C-level and Business Decision Makers (BDMs)
Executive-level, exceptional interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills
Ability to generate trust, build alliances, and orchestrate interdisciplinary teams to the benefit of customers
Situational awareness to adapt and solve challenges from a business and technology perspective
Broad understanding of technology, including current and emerging digital solutions
Experience managing technology-enabled business change within one or more industries (i.e., Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Public Sector)
Ability to balance strategic thinking with pragmatic operational execution and delivery, including the coordination of relevant resources
Empathy, curiosity, and desire to constantly improve, acquire new skills and drive for results
Consistent record of delivering business value by bringing the benefits of technology to transform business
Ability to conceptualize, launch and plan the delivery of digital-enabled business change projects
Passion for technology, business, market trends and, specifically, the customer
Experience implementing key Microsoft or related technologies, with a preference for depth in Cloud and IoT
Ability to advocate for Microsoft’s vision and value proposition, and diverse offerings, by conceptualizing, planning and leading implementation/adoption of Microsoft technologies
Recognized innovator with strong storytelling abilities
Track record of inspiring growth mindset for teams and customers, and influencing professional and industry networks
Travel is an integral part of this role, could be up to 40% domestic travel.
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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