Tech Data - Americas

  • Program Director Microsoft Cloud

    Location US-FL-Clearwater
    Req Number
    2018-21410
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5
    Travel Required
    40%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Tech Data’s Microsoft Cloud Program is a 3-year strategic growth plan to establish Microsoft as Primary Cloud Partner at Tech Data. This program will be transformative at Tech Data and across our partners; shift from transactional model to value add, outcome based, solutions and services.

     

    The Americas Program Director (APD) will be responsible for coordinating the most important activities related to this program. The role will play an import part in tracking and driving the activities that ensure we achieve hit and exceed the most important KPI’s: program target achievement, market share, share of business, profitability. The APD will manage the program cadence at a regional level, organizing the most important reviews and promptly highlighting risks and work with the stakeholders to rectify and course correct.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the coordination of the delivery and overall success of the Microsoft Cloud Program
    • Main stakeholder and formal influencer of the business outcome / target realization of the Microsoft Cloud Program
    • Plan the program(s) from start to completion involving budgets, goals, deadlines, milestones and processes
    • Establish program structure which ensures task / timeline / status reporting, project staffing, along with control and governance for managing issues, risks, and scope
    • Assist the program leaders to establish communities across regions to ensure best practice sharing
    • Monitor performance and determine the need for improvements (Regionally, Locally)
    • Assess program performance and aim to maximize performance exceeding QLP stated goals
    • Monitor and ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies
    • Keep senior management (both Tech Data and Microsoft) informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations
    • Be aware of the broader perspective within Tech Data and how this affects the program

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Experience and skills requirements

    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Being able to network effectively, negotiate well and influence people
    • Proven experience as international program director or other similar position
    • Strong understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
    • Good understanding of Cloud Computing, Microsoft is a prerequisite
    • Analytical minded with good knowledge of data analysis, reporting and budgeting
    • 5 – 10 years Go-to-Market experience in a high volume Go to Market environment
    • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
    • Fluent written and spoken English; proficiency in other (European) languages preferable
    • Willingness to travel, understands global requirements of such a role
    • Able to adapt to working hours of different Time zones

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