Engagement ManagerLocation: Johannesburg,
Job Category: IT jobs, Consultant jobs, Business Development,
Job ID: 2683
Employment Type: Full time,
Occupations:IT-Software Development :
Services project, delivery or engagement manager - whatever you consider yourself to be, this is your opportunity to work with leading edge technologies and solve complex IT and business challenges on the Microsoft platform.
Engagement management at Microsoft
As a natural progression for a talented, well-seasoned consultant or IT project manager, this rare chance to become an engagement manager is relatively unique to Microsoft. As well as supporting pre-sales teams, you’ll consult with clients, translate their needs into IT solutions and assemble and manage a consulting team to deliver the work. Leading engagements from conception to completion, this will involve defining project scope and schedules, managing resources, delivery and governance, and reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
Engagements at Microsoft are projects that range from two weeks to two years, encompassing anything from enterprise consulting to infrastructure architecture to large scale applications development. Put simply, your role will be to lead and serve our customers and partners to realise their full potential through Microsoft software and services.
It’s your chance to:
Work with leading-edge technology and some of the most experienced Microsoft technology consultants in the world
Fuel your passion for deploying new and interesting technology to deliver business results to Microsoft’s clients
Build on strong sales and project management skills whilst developing new business management and technical insight.
Skills and qualifications:
Consulting background with a broad understanding of Microsoft technologies
Excellent project management skills and the ability to prioritize your portfolio
Strategic and analytical thinker with an eye for detail
Degree or equivalent in IT or management, and ideally an MBA
Ideally Prince II management qualification
Strong written skills and ability to structure key architectural and strategy documents
In Microsoft Services, we help businesses around the world to accelerate the power of Microsoft products and technologies. Working with 60,000 partners worldwide on some of the largest and most complex technological challenges around, we provide technical consulting and support services to 54 million customers.