Microsoft Corporation Technical Account Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Microsoft Enterprise Services help customers realize their full potential through accelerated adoption and productive use of Microsoft technologies and solutions to meet their individual and unique business needs. We are a team of exceptional people who deliver world class services with partners, earning customer confidence, trust, and loyalty by Improving the overall Customer and Partner Experience, serving as the customer advocates within Microsoft and driving customer-centric product improvement.
The Impact You’ll Be Making
The TAM is the primary customer facing support role within the Microsoft Services organization, and is responsible for the satisfaction of our
customer’s support services relationship, for quality delivery and overall customer growth. This role offers an opportunity to be front and center
with our customers supporting them in their digital transformation, while accelerating your career by driving business impact.
Key Accountabilities include:
CUSTOMER – Creates a strategic support relationship with key stakeholders within our customer organizations, both within IT and their business
groups to enable quality delivery aligned to their business outcomes. TAMs focus on understanding the customer’s business and IT objectives in
order to develop and manage the delivery of services to enable customers to realize the of value of Microsoft products and cloud services. The
TAM must be a change agent by articulating the case for change and helping our customers evolve their IT maturity, drive productive use of
Microsoft products, and enable and support IT to make the business more effective.
BUSINESS – The TAM is responsible for sustainable growth through routinely partnering across a One Microsoft team to strategize on ways to
create new opportunities within the accounts they service. The TAM is responsible for the profitability of our services and increasing our customers
cloud commitment through portfolio management, all in a manner consistent with Microsoft’s legal, fiscal and personnel policies.
DELIVERY – The TAM must be aware and proficient in understanding the Services portfolio, and the entitlements and benefits available to the
customer to be able to articulate the value of these services to support customer success. The TAM is responsible for understanding the
customer’s priorities and constructing a strategic plan that defines the Support team’s approach to bring value to the customer. The TAM
pursues, orchestrates, and facilitates programs of work to deliver outcomes that bring value to the customer. The TAM is the owner of the overall
support experience across the entire lifecycle that includes planning, consumption, and delivery governance.
LEADERSHIP – This role requires strong communication skills and imaginative, bold thinking in all situations, as well as displaying executive
presence and confidence. The TAM must be able to show leadership in supporting teams comprised of Microsoft, Partner and customer resources
who may be engaged in the delivery of complex solutions.
Who We Are Looking For
5 plus years of Sevice and Support experience
Proven experience in an Enterprise environment with a strong understanding of corporate support needs.
Strong communication skills across IT and business leadership
Consistently demonstrates strong organizational, project/program management, change management, and problem-solving skills.
Be a confident leader, able to orchestrate across multiple groups to ensure customers outcomes are met. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
ITIL Foundation Certificate preferred.
A character that exemplifies Microsoft values including integrity, honesty, openness, personal excellence, constructive self-criticism, and mutual respect.
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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