Learning and Skills Lead - Middle East and Africa HQ Education TeamPeople can do remarkable things when technology is within reach.
This is the founding principle on which Microsoft was launched. Core to our mission is empowering every person and organization to achieve more.
We do this in Education by creating immersive and inclusive experiences that inspire a lifelong interest in learning, as well as stimulating the development of essential life skills - everything from communication and collaboration and computational thinking to critical thinking and creativity.
By supporting education system leaders, school / institution leaders, researchers and educators to guide and nurture students' passions to achieve their potential, Microsoft offers educators the best tools to do their job, ensuring that anything and everything is possible in the classroom and their institution.
To achieve this enabling Digital Transformation in education is not just a company priority, it's a core company mandate.
A career at Microsoft will give you the opportunity to join a talented and dedicated team in pursuit of ambitious goals. You'll be given the reach, freedom and inspiration to have a lasting impact on the world and make a difference.
You'll have access to talented people, technology and tools that enable you to utilize your skills, drive and most importantly your imagination.
We'll also give you the guidance and encouragement you need to accomplish your goals and accelerate your growth, and you'll be encouraged to adopt a growth mindset in the face of challenges.
Education is transforming both globally and holistically. The opportunity to transform education has never been greater and the urgency to support Education to drive change never clearer.
Join us in our mission of empowering the students of today to create the world of tomorrow.As the Learning and Skills Lead for Middle East and Africa, you will be working with our most important education customers in support of the MEA field teams.
Your deep and recent successful experience developing and executing digital transformation includes providing the guidance and documentation required by education systems leaders and educators to begin their digital transformation journey.
Your education industry experience and deep subject matter expertise will help to drive credibility with our customers and position Microsoft as a trusted advisor across all education sectors.
You'll lead our key strategic engagements and our education engagement programs deployment with Ministries of Education, system leaders, and educators to expand customer relationships with your experience in working with contemporary development and deployment methods such as design thinking, and Microsoft's Education Transformation Framework.
You will be using your education subject matter expertise and your understanding of education technology to articulate Microsoft's solution offerings, recommending solutions that drive larger impact for the customer, working with field teams and colleagues to sell education services and solutions that grow consumption of Azure cloud services, Office , Windows 11 devices (including Microsoft Surface and Windows SE), Azure, Intune for Education, Dynamics , Minecraft : Education Edition, industry certifications and curriculum, and the use of Microsoft Learn for Education as a hub for skills content.
In other words, establishing Microsoft as a leader in education transformation and future ready skills.You'll be bringing innovative ideas that showcase Microsoft's unique value proposition for education and will support our field teams with training and development on our transformation programs, helping them to develop their own skills in effectively articulating Microsoft's holistic education value proposition.
You'll demonstrate leadership in driving customer success feedback through surveys, listening systems and social mechanisms to identify and alleviate key customer success blockers, and by providing insight and feedback from customers and partners to the MEA and Microsoft Worldwide Industry Teams to help learning and improvement in industry solutions and digital transformation offerings on Microsoft Cloud.
You will be able to remain focused on customer facing time by running a predictable and healthy business maintaining rigorous sales process compliance.
In addition, you will continuously nurture and expand your sales, industry, technology and competitive knowledge and capabilities.
required / miniumum qualifications : significant experience working in the education industry or another relevant industry domain or bachelor's degree in a relevant industry domain (e.
g., government, education) or related field (e.g., computer science, business administration) and strong years experience working in an industry domain.
deep understanding of education sectors across middle east and africa markets, and education customers in this region.experience in working with schools, governments, ministries of education, senior executives and ceo / cio of international organizations to drive education improvement and new ways of teaching and learning.
experience working with the public sector and in public sector education policy and strategy.strong microsoft product knowledge - including skills programs and certifications, and their application within education industry context.
possess executive maturity, presence and experience in building trust with education business decision makers articulating and demonstrating solution propositions on how education institutions can digitally transform teaching and learning / student outcomes with microsoft solutions both in small groups and large audience.
ability to learn quickly, adapt, and master new concepts and technologies to be able to impact their adoption and usage.arabic and french language proficiency would be a significant advantage for this role.