Business Program Manager – People Programs


Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

The Collaborative Apps & Platforms organization is hiring for a Business Program Manager – People Programs. This is an exciting role focused on supporting the people/employee focused programs throughout the employee lifecycle from onboarding, training, development, culture, diversity, and inclusion. Our organization runs a robust set of programs focused on supporting a broad spectrum of employee needs. This role works closely with the Chief of Staff community, employee champions, our HR partners, the E+D executive office, and our leadership team.

A passion for employee development, culture, and a growth mindset are critical to success in this role. We are a supportive, collaborative, and flexible team- dedicated to building a thriving employee and team culture and environment where everyone can do their best work!


Program Rhythms & Scheduling

The Business Program Manager – People programs is responsible for driving the overall People programs rhythm of business, including content identification, development, scheduling, production, and maintenance. Programs include: Employee onboarding, Leadership Team Engagement Series, Hiring Manager Roadshow, D&I series, Fix Hack Learn (FHL), Give campaign, employee training, and more.

Content Development & Management

With oversight and guidance from the leadership team and Chief of Staff, the role is responsible for topic and content development that will include building & maintaining SharePoint pages, slide decks, newsletters, and video management.

Cross-team Leadership and Management

The role works in close partnership with Chief of Staff & Business Managers, along with the employee champions from each team, and must be able to organize, communicate, and drive accountability across a diverse set of stakeholders.

Budget Management

Budget planning and management for programs occurs on an annual basis and is tracked throughout the year.


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 4+ years experience in financial management, business planning, operations management, strategy, project management, human resources, or business-related roles
  • Exceptional organizational experience, managing multiple projects with different deliverables and timelines simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal skills; experience with SharePoint site design and maintenance
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships, influence and collaborate internally and externally
  • Experience with budget management and basic accounting


  • Video production & editing experience or an interest in learning

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.

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