Azure Technical Delivery & Project Manager - Commercial Sector - Switzerland
Details: 6 months; up to £600 per day
Key Skills: Azure; Microsoft; Cloud, Delivery, Platform Integration; Dynamics365; Project Management, PowerBI
A publicly-listed; pan-European conglomerate within the consumer self-service industry requires Microsoft Azure SMEs to oversee and manage the transition to, and delivery of Microsoft platforms across the group. The organisation has grown exponentially in size in recent years, reaching revenues of over €1 Billion, due to a large-scale Merger & Acquisition programme. The company now has over 4,000 staff in 250 offices across 18 countries in Europe.
Due to ongoing M & A activity; the firm needs to consolidate their complex Infrastructure & Application environment to increase cost & performance efficiency; and to ensure a data-driven culture within their shared IT platforms. Working closely with Microsoft; this programme of work will be essential in the planning, design and delivery of a new shared Microsoft environment; moving to an Azure hosted environment; and a unified Microsoft ERP.
Experience and an innate interest in one or more of the following areas will be essential to enable candidates to contribute to the team and drive this work:
1.) Data Consumption & Data warehousing are essential to the business; with multiple existing technology platforms in place. This programme will require individuals to have extensive track record in Data ownership, warehousing, governance, migration, analytics and data science. Aside from having a significant workload in owning the data engineering work for the initial cloud migration across all platforms, there is an initiative to support the organisation in increasing and enhancing its Analytics within the business, pulling Data from all units within the group and rolling out new technologies, including PowerBI.
2.) Platform & Application Integration. The company have a comprehensive road-map of work to consolidate legacy technologies and migrate to the unified Microsoft product suite. It is essential the people delivering this work to have previously pulled together numerous platforms & application environments; to create a single, centralised, manageable MS estate and to ensure the efficient transition to Azure hosting for the organisation's Microsoft Applications & Data plug-ins.
3.) Project Management to oversee the transition and consolidation of the business. This piece of work requires an experienced PM who has moved complex environments from multiple business units to a single, consolidated platform in the Azure cloud. This role is primarily an oversight component to programme delivery. It offers varied challenges in working with Microsoft and senior business executives, addressing both the immediate PM context for internal business cases and the organisation's longer term strategy in the shape of extended phasing for future programme deliverables.
If interested in this position; please apply below or call Ciarán on 0203 189 4352