Partner Development Manager – MBA Graduate Open Role in New Zealand

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Microsoft provides opportunities to empower you to create things that help others and change the world. Come as you are, do what you love.

Microsoft Aspire Experience is an onboarding experience, designed to equip, develop and empower those who join Microsoft after graduating from undergraduate school, MBA programs, or special job placement programs. As a company, we look to these bright talented individuals to shape the future of our company, to spark the next waves of disruptive innovations, and most importantly, to help discover new ways to accomplish our mission. For this reason, our mission is to empower our university hires to achieve more.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, the university recruiting team will be in contact with you should you be deemed suitable. 


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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 to achieve our mission.

The mission of the One Commercial Partner (OCP) organization is to accelerate Microsoft’s growth through its extensive and vibrant ecosystem of managed and unmanaged partners, while also guiding the definition of and establishing excellence in execution across the global OCP teams. 

We are seeking a Partner Development Manager on the OCP team. 
The Partner Development Manager is responsible for the 360 degree business relationship with our partners who sell, service and support Microsoft’s three cloud solutions. The PDM is the pivotal role in the relationships Microsoft builds with partner companies. They are responsible for engaging with the very highest level of executives, building trust by sharing insights about how companies can capitalize on market opportunities by partnering with Microsoft. 



  • Fresh MBA graduates with fill working rights in New Zealand. 
  • For MBAs to have less than 7 years of combined (full-time) professional work experience prior to MBA and graduating between April 2020 to June 2021.
  • Passion for the technology and innovation.
  • Seeks opportunities to learn new methods, procedures or techniques.
  • Awareness & understanding of the tech industry and tech trends.
  • Good understanding of the relationship between technology and business.
  • Inclusive and collaborative – driving teamwork and cross-team alignment.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Takes responsibility and holds others accountable for actions, decisions, and goals.
  • Thriving in a fast paced, ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to influence, inspire and lead from any role.