MICROSOFT NIGERIA INTERNSHIP & EXP. JOB RECRUITMENT (6 POSITIONS)

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:
1) Job Title: Senior Stat & Tax Manager, MC
Job number: 783403
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment: type Full-Time
Travel: 0-25 % Profession: Finance
Role type: Individual Contributor
Job Descriptions
  • Microsoft Multi Country Cluster (MCC) is one of the key subsidiaries of the Middle East and Africa Area. Microsoft MCC is present in the Africa and Levant regions for many years and has been a key enabler of the market IT growth through solid partnership with Governments, Enterprise, small and medium as well as IT partners and consumer partners of the region. Microsoft Finance is a truly global finance team and you will be part of the Area and WW community of Stat & Tax Managers that make each other great and build on each other.
  • The Stat & Tax Manager is part of the MEA Multi Country Hub Finance team making key decisions around statutory and tax compliance with company and local rules and regulations. The Stat & Tax Manager is also part of the MEA and WW Stat & Tax Community engaging into regional or global initiatives that will enhance processes and improve Microsoft stat & tax compliance.
Responsibilities
  • For all legal entities in the country including JV impacting MS financial statements:
  • Responsible for stat P&L and balance sheet integrity across the sub-region, Review and sign off on Local P&L and on balance sheet reconciliations + variance analysis
  • Payroll and other bookings review and sign-off (guarantee accuracy at company code level)
  • Accountable for accurate stat records and timely annual financial statements in compliance with US GAAP, local GAAP and local statutory and tax regulation matters across all statutory entities incl. data centers.
  • Monitor, review, and oversee the Stat & Tax work of One Finance to ensure best ROI. Where applicable, manage accounting ops to ensure financial report integrity and completeness
  • Manage external auditor relationship. For LRD’s, partner with ROC COE to effectively manager external audit
  • Accountable for accurate and timely tax filings, including indirect taxes.
  • Cash and tax Management and forecasting
  • Where applicable, support & educate the business on tax model (commissioned agent v LRD)
  • Support audits from local tax authorities or other government agencies
  • Land global projects in country of operation, and country-driven expansions, with proper financial infrastructure and stat registration in compliance with local accounting, tax regulations & MS global processes
  • Drive creation and closure of statutory entities as required, ensure legal entities have appropriate representatives/POA and drive changes as required
  • Identify all non-standard management transactions (cross-charges transactions, accruals, commission changes) and review their statutory implications before any decision to proceed
  • Communicate to Corp tax any important changes in local tax legislation that could affect MS business model (e.g. changes in local Transfer pricing legislation)
  • Responsible to maintain local transfer Pricing file in line w/ local legislation and in collaboration with Corp tax
Key Indicators of success:
  • Meet local tax and statutory filing requirement for responsible stat entities – no delayed filings
  • Cash forecast accuracy / Tax provision forecast accuracy
  • Successfully implement NRS through close collaboration with ROC and Corp Accounting team for Sirius subs and Mini ROC subs
  • Successfully implement local statutory and tax changes
  • Provide business BI from statutory Balance Sheet and Variance reviews
  • Green statutory audit ( where applicable)
  • Proactively collaborate with key partners to early flag and escalate risks and issues
Culture & Behavior:
  • You have a growth mindset, act as an entrepreneur that drives business impact, and continuously learn and innovate. You have a capability to actively contribute and build strong collaboration within diverse and virtual teams. You are action oriented and able to build and deliver strong results through others beyond the team as well.
  • You drive digital transformation in the finance function towards data driven (Machine Learning) forward-looking insights. You also engage directly with customers and business partners.
  • You simplify and inspire through storytelling and excellent communication skills.
  • Microsoft values and ethical behavior are a corner stone in our culture.
Qualifications
  • 5 years of active experience in similar role
  • 10 years of experience in Stat & Tax positions
  • Experience in Audit Firms and Multinationals with multi-product/multi-segment finance roles is recommended
  • Fluent in English
  • CPA/CA
Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
2) Job Title: Specialist – Data and AI
Job number: 754559
Location: Lagos
Travel: 75-100 % Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Description
  • The focus of the Services Specialist (SSSP) is to identify, drive and close Apps, Data & AI opportunities to enable customer outcomes and drive Microsoft cloud usage.
  • The SSSP leverages Microsoft Services’ unique expertise, including direct access to Microsoft product teams, to help customers use their Microsoft investments as productively as possible.
Key Accountabilities
  • Determine strategy for identifying, driving and closing Apps, Data & AI opportunities to enable customer outcomes and drive Microsoft cloud consumption – leveraging the Microsoft Services Solution and Industry Priorities, and completing territory planning which is aligned both to Services and Specialist Team Unit (STU) priorities for the account.
  • Build and maintain close working relationships with STU Specialists and with Services Area-Aligned, Global Pursuit Organization and Domains – ensuring clear understanding of Microsoft Services value proposition and leveraging customer relationships built by the account team to identify, pursue and close opportunities
  • Close deals through effective orchestration of the virtual team – owning Apps, Data & AI opportunities end to end leveraging appropriate account and pre-sales roles to bring the best resources to ensure customer satisfaction and deal success.
  • Meet or exceed revenue targets and maintain deal management excellence – executing sales excellence discipline in pipeline hygiene, deal commitment & close planning.
Capabilities Profile:
  • Sales Hunter & Achiever – Ability to: reliably meet or exceed targets and achieve results by seeking out new leads and opportunities and persistently overcoming challenges, ambiguity or uncertainty.
  • Digital Transformation Driver – Ability to: Engage and influence Business Decision Makers (BDMs) and Technical Decision Makers by successfully creating a case for customer change, and translating value propositions and solutions into Customer business outcome.
  • Solution Area Expert – Ability to: Articulate Apps, Data & AI Subject Matter Expertise and differentiate competitor solutions.
  • Deal Orchestrator – Ability to: Orchestrate a deal team to ensure success, and work in partnership across multiple v-teams.
Qualifications
Key Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Education Required:
  • Proven sales success and expertise in selling Apps, Data & AI solutions
  • Apps, Data & AI solutions knowledge and experience including handling multiple D&AI opportunities from identification to closure in different locations.
  • Track record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales targets
  • Demonstrable sales excellence discipline
  • Executes recognized sales methods, processes and tools
  • Sales and business background, Min 7 years of technology-related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with exposure to Information Technology (or equivalent).
3) Job Title: Software Engineer
Job number: 780526
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 0-25 % Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Africa Development Center is hiring!
  • In Cognition, people—not devices—are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, building a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together. The world’s first untethered, head-mounted holographic computer, the HoloLens was an example of this.  
  • We are launching a Cognition Africa engineering team to build Mixed Reality Cloud Services that bring those technologies to a wider range of devices. Do you want to join us on this journey? We are offering opportunities for passionate Software Engineers to help us build the team and suite of cloud services which bring these capabilities to the cloud. Are you looking for your next technical and career growth challenge? Does this sound like your dream job? We’d love to hear from you.  
Responsibilities
We are developing many new cloud services using AI and machine perception to enable rich, cross-platform Mixed Reality experiences. We’re a growing team of hardworking engineers putting technology on a human path across all devices. As a member of our team:
  • You will deliver high-quality code components that will power the services, servers, distributed systems, networking and back-end architecture for our products
  • You will play multiple, often divergent roles to ensure the success of our newly built engineering team.
  • You will work with industry-leading scientists and engineers to bring the latest AI, Machine Learning and Computer vision capabilities to the cloud
Qualifications
  • 3+ years’ experience in Software Engineering
  • Experience building, releasing, and supporting applications or services in a modern programming language using a common application or services stack
  • Experience shipping cloud services, networked applications or distributed systems
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience working with distributed engineering teams
  • Proven track record working with concurrent programming concepts like asynchronous operations, distributed consensus and parallelismpreferred but not required
  • Experience with Kubernetes & Golang preferred but not required.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
4) Job Title: Account Executive
Job number: 777251
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 25 -50 %
Profession: Sales
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Description
  • The Account Executive at Microsoft leads our most valued customers into the digital age. Embracing a challenger mindset, the successful Account Executive manages, orchestrates and leads their virtual teams and closes opportunities with customers that produce transformative business outcomes.
Responsibilities
The Account Executive will be responsible for the following:
  • Business Relationship Owner: Build coalition of support (IT and business) with customer. Define specific business outcomes.
  • Team Mobilizer and Orchestrator: Mobilize the entire account team and direct clear opportunity ownership in strong collaboration with partners.
  • Digital Transformation Leader and Operational Excellence: Lead, drive and manage opportunities for each of the 4 Digital Transformation pillars and 4 Solution Areas. Consistent, repeatable achievement of revenue and consumption targets.
Qualifications
Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:
  • 5+ years of consultative selling & technical selling to or consulting with enterprise customers. Equally considered will be 3+ years of experience driving digital transformation from within the enterprise customers
  • 10 years overall relevant working experience
  • Digital transformation – 3 years
  • Min 5 years in solution selling
  • 5 years sales and account management experience
  • Has managed large quota and has experience in managing cross industry accounts
  • Solid knowledge of one industry required (i.e. Government, Education, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Manufacturing, Automotive, Telco, Media, Oil/Gas/Energy, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree or MBA preferred; or equivalent experience
  • Experience to lead multi-cultural, diverse and remote teams across different disciplines
  • Proven ability to understand customer needs, create and deliver customized, customer-focused pitches and solutions
  • Effectively navigate through ambiguity and complexities related to client management
  • Embody “we-before-me” mindset.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
5) Job Title: Modern Workplace BG lead – MEA MCC
Job number: 765449
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Travel: 25-50 %
Profession: Marketing
Role type: Individual Contributor
Employment type: Full-Time
Detailed Description
  • 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 achieve our mission.
  • The Microsoft 365 Subsidiary BG Lead has end-to-end accountability for the Microsoft 365 business in the local market or area including planning, execution and governance. This includes revenue, scorecard and share dashboard accountabilities and goals, as well as playing a leadership role within the subsidiary including participating in Extended Leadership meetings, planning and governance processes and providing data and insights that support and drive effective business prioritization and decision-making that achieves the Microsoft 365 business goals.
  • In this role, the BG Lead is responsible for close cross-group collaboration across segments to ensure local execution of strategies and tactics to further drive the business. An important role of the BG Lead is building deep audience insight, including understanding audience segmentation; their attitudes and purchase behaviors. Based on these insights, build locally relevant customer offers and co-marketing partnerships and integrate into the commercial and consumer sales motions. They are the ambassador for the product brand in the local market or area and are responsible for overseeing and managing the investments in Microsoft 365 broad marketing and digital media outreach initiatives.
  • The BG Lead is expected to have a deep understanding of the products, the go-to-market strategies, competitive landscape and the local business opportunity and climate in their local market or area. The BG Lead is the local spokesperson externally and internally for the products in the subsidiary. Finally, the BG Lead is on point for reporting back to Corp on the success metrics (scorecard) as part of the rhythm of the business process.
Responsibilities
Marketing Planning and Program Execution (30%):
  • Leadership and orchestration of marketing plans supporting the Microsoft 365 priorities: Increase Premium Mix (Sell Security, Sell Compliance), Drive Seats (Land Industry Solutions, Expand to Firstline), and Grow Usage (Drive Teams, Get Modern).
  • Establish cross subsidiary influence and leadership access enabling your team to create and land timely and quality integrated Modern Workplace marketing plans that are fully supported by the Segment Leaders.
  • Do your part to lead and enable cross subsidiary commitments from Sales, Services, Other Marketing and Partner to fully execute these plans.
  • Partner with other marketing roles to leverage resources and/or initiatives for a more impactful and holistic plan.
  • Think and act as “One Microsoft” by successfully engaging stakeholders with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Be the Microsoft 365 ambassador of the Product Brand experience and Microsoft CPE (Customer & Partner Experience).
  • Lead the quarterly solution area business review.
Product Advocacy, Positioning, Messaging & Storytelling (30%):
  • Assess the overall strengths and weaknesses of the subsidiary’s sales and marketing force in being able to message the value proposition, story tell, demo and advocate your key products.
  • Build and execute a plan to resolve key gaps and shortcomings, leveraging both subsidiary and MSA PMMs.
  • Continually work on a scalable approach to expand product messaging, across multiple channels, both traditional and digital.
  • Partner with Segment Leaders to build a pipeline of product advocates among our customers and partners. (coaching)
  • Coach PMMs, sellers, CSU, and partners in product knowledge, demos, modern storytelling, compete, tools, and checklist
Competitive Positioning and Response (20%):
  • Assess the overall ecosystem (internal sales, Partner sales, connected sales and marketing motions) and establish changes needed to build a sustainable compete muscle.
  • Review, monitor and adjust the strategies and action plans to accelerate our market share growth against our prioritized competitors.
  • Review and monitor the relevant detection tools and Share Dashboard metrics and be familiar with the key levers.
  • Based on the competitive insights and strategies derived by your Product Marketing Managers (PMMs), provide the leadership to orchestrate the cross subsidiary/segment commitment and coordination to execute said strategies.
  • Manage the escalation processes in competitive situations, and distill the learnings from win/loss reviews to drive systematic change in the subsidiary.
Business and Monetization (20%):
  • Accountable for the business goals and targets of supporting Microsoft 365 product (revenue, scorecard and share dashboard), including consumption and usage.
  • Business leadership is critical in driving governance and changes in the business model, based on business issues and market dynamics.
  • Influence & Orchestration, cross segment, cross discipline (sales, marketing, services, and partners) and between the geography and Corp.
  • Drive cross subsidiary collaboration health within your geography.
  • Influence the product planning prioritization to meet the local market’s needs.
Qualifications
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent experience required, MBA preferred. Relevant fields of study include Marketing, Business, Computer Science
Experience:
  • 5-8 years of product marketing experience, people management experience preferred.
Skills & Knowledge:
  • Develop and attract talent
  • Product and customer focused
  • Understand product advocacy and evangelism
  • Core marketing experience (positioning and messaging)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experienced in core marketing communications functions
  • Being a conduit between technology and the business with the voice of customer in mind
  • Role model for Microsoft values
Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work:
  • Industry leading healthcare
  • Savings and investments
  • Giving programs
  • Educational resources
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Opportunities to network and connect
  • Discounts on products and services
  • Generous time away.
6) Job Title: Software Engineering Intern

Job number 720502
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment type: Internship
Travel: 0-25 %
Profession: Engineering
Role type: Individual Contributor

Details

  • Software engineers at Microsoft are passionate about building technologies that make the world a better place. At Microsoft, you will collaborate with others to solve problems and build some of the world’s most advanced services and devices. Your efforts on the design, development, and testing of next-generation applications will have an impact on millions of people.
  • Applications to these opportunities are considered for all available Software Engineering intern roles including the ones described below, depending on education level and/or location. To be considered for an internship position, you need to be enrolled full-time as a student majoring in an applicable field.
  • Due to nature of the Intern Program we are currently prioritizing applications from students with a final graduation date in 2021. Nevertheless candidates graduating in 2022 and beyond may apply as well.

Responsibilities

  • Software engineers (SWEs) collaborate with a committed team to design, develop and test the next generation of technology solutions for millions of people
  • Software engineers (SWEs) work with teammates to solve problems and build innovative software solutions. You are passionate about customers and product quality, and you provide technical guidance to Program Managers as they consider user needs and product requirements.  You will also be expected to demonstrate an ability to learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in your solutions. 
  • As a SWE, you are dedicated to building software to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field with at least one semester/quarter/term remaining after internship. 
  • A year or two of experience programming in C++, Java or other computer programming languages preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of algorithms, data structures and other systems architecture factors that affect code quality, performance and customer experience 
  • Some experience building software outside of the classroom environment like an internship, hackathon, research project or related experience preferred
  • Demonstrated skill in time management and completing software projects in a cooperative team environment

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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Note

  • 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.
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