Microsoft is a company where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envision what can be, and take their careers to places they simply couldn't reach anywhere else.
This is a world of more possibility, more innovation, more openness, and more sky’s-the-limit thinking a cloud-enabled world.
Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We aspire to build the experiences and tools that make it possible for every professional in any business or role to be much more productive.
We're fueling digital transformation to make a difference in people's lives and in organizations across the globe.
We are insatiably curious and always learning. We lean into uncertainty, take risks, and learn quickly from our mistakes.
We build on each other's ideas and collaborate across boundaries to bring the best of Microsoft to our customers because we are better together.
It's our ability to work together that makes our dreams believable and achievable. Together we make a difference.
We stand in awe of what humans dare to achieve and are motivated every day to bring digital transformation to our customers.
We help them empower their employees, engage their customers, optimize their operations, and change the very nature of their products, services, and business models.
We are customer-obsessed we love learning about our customers and then developing solutions that meet their needs.
Our new National Technology Officer is a real teamplayer. A teamplayer that has passion for technology, but more importantly, likes to the bridge technology into the relevant social and economic agenda for the Netherlands, and much as the other way around.
To enable this capabilities we are seeking for a talented professional that can build on the following key attributes;
Deep customer and market acumen :
A sought-after spokesperson and technical expert in local markets
Expand markets by contributing to local industry direction or via next-gen technology.
Clearly articulate digital transformation strategies and benefits to business executives and government decision makers.
Work with industry leads and Microsoft Engineering to develop a digital transformation technology strategy for their market.
Build an external influencer network to support Microsoft's digital transformation strategy.
Drive Responsible Tech Intensity :
As technology leader advocate, inspire and mobilize PS elites and customer CxO executives to fully understand the opportunities enabled by increased Tech Intensity and how to realize desired business outcomes.
Be the technical lead to help your country leverage the benefit of AI and other technologies in a responsible way (i.e.
Gov AI advisory bodies)
Be the leading voice on data enabled digital transformation for local markets and regulated industries
Model Microsoft's technology vision and culture of learning, while developing strategies to protect and extend Microsoft Cloud into complex regulated markets.
Inspire leaders of state and enterprise, regulators and customers on how best to leverage innovation to drive digital transformation.
Trust Leader :
Expand or defend addressable PS and other regulated markets in an evolving policy, regulatory and customer environment (with CELA).
Be the technical lead on digital sovereignty, risk management, security, privacy, compliance, standards and certifications.
Understand how customers evaluate risks and what's needed to build trust and help them through their transformation.
Be deeply familiar with Microsoft's products’ and cloud services' compliancy processes and capabilities and know how to position them to customers and how to train partners.
Key experiences, skills, and knowledge :
Perpetual curiosity and an effective approach to learning : What, how, when, and the way it shapes personal abilities
A deep understanding of the impact of technology; how it drives the current worldwide digital transformation in businesses and society
Competence in risk management, security and compliancy processes
Experience in complex and large scale technology projects
A good understanding of the technology policy environment and how it impacts customers and markets in their transformation
Demonstrated ability to quickly build valuable relationships and cultivate sustainable advisory roles
Competence in public speaking and in presenting complex company or product strategies in a compelling manner
Degree in Computer Science or similar information technology-related or engineering discipline required. Master's or PhD
Additional training or education in Business, Sales, Consulting, or Marketing preferred
Experience in Business Consulting is desired
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.
Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.