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Microsoft Hiring Product Manager II


Are you passionate about delivering a quality experience? Do you obsess over every bug, every crash, every dip on a quality metric? If so, you may be the next Product Manager in the Windows Fundamentals team. We are increasing our investment in the Microsoft Nairobi office with an expanded team that will deliver critical new capabilities aimed at scaling our ability to deliver high-quality Windows experiences to users all over the world. 


The team’s mission is to drive great fundamentals across Windows by partnering with engineering teams on marquee experiences and empowering teams with tools and platforms to measure, refine, and ship delightful experiences at quality.

In this role you’ll continue our tradition of taking a data-driven, principled approach to quality and holding ourselves and partners to a high bar.  We invest in optics to understand product truth, define the minimum bar for each stage of the development process, and set the tone on raising our bar for delivering world class quality every time.  We partner across the company with key teams such as Teams, Edge, Office, and Surface, as well as outside the company with hardware, firmware, and software partners.  


As a Product Manager in Windows Fundamentals your day to day tasks will include delivering functional specs, aligning with partners and stakeholders, establishing and monitoring success metrics, reporting progress to multiple levels of organization leadership. You will work with the local PM and engineering teams and partner with the worldwide Windows organization to deliver on shared accountabilities. Your work will support 1.5B Windows users around the world. 

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

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Required Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or equivalent experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in product/technical program management 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team to deliver on shared goals 

Preferred Qualification

  • 4+ years of experience in product/technical program management 
  • Experience writing functional specifications for technical projects 
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment 
  • Customer focused and detail-oriented 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adjust messages to different audiences 
  • Self-motivated, proactive, results-oriented 



  • Establish measures of success for your project areas that scope the team’s work and drive toward all-up Windows Fundamentals goals. 
  • Define strategic initiatives that help us deliver on our goals of high-quality Windows experiences. 
  • Lead your PM team on day to day tasks including delivering functional specs, aligning with partners and stakeholders, establishing and monitoring success metrics, reporting progress to multiple levels of organization leadership. 
  • Partner with local engineering teams and the worldwide Windows organization to deliver on shared accountabilities. 

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Industry leading healthcare

Educational resources

Discounts on products and services

Savings and investments

Maternity and paternity leave

Generous time away

Giving programs

Opportunities to network and connect

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances.

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If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.


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