Technical Programme Manager: Data Centre & Workspace
Our client is a leading management consultancy that provides strategy and implementation services to support Fortune 500/FTSE 250 clients in unlocking the value from their IT investments. As the business continues to grow, there is a requirement for an experienced, self-motivated programme management professional to join their EMEA practice to deliver best in class solutions.
The Technical Programme Manager will be responsible for leading infrastructure Data Centre deployment, service set-up and transition, and application/infrastructure migration assignments; overseeing multiple projects within a larger programme, or managing workstreams as required. The role will also include conducting RFP meetings; providing consultancy advice on system selection, sizing, location and operations; managing delivery and equipment logistics; change management; all to schedule, budget and contract compliance.
The successful candidate will have experience as technical lead managing Data Centre design/build, and migration; and office relocation programmes. This will include acting as a SME and providing guidance to clients on Cloud, Wintel, Xaas and other infrastructure and application migrations. With PRINCE and ITIL qualifications, you will also have a track record in successfully designing, developing and delivering complex technology construction projects. This will have been gained in both end user and supplier environments, ideally in the financial services sector.
As a consultancy, much of the work will be based at client sites. Whilst the majority of these are in London and the South East, there may be travel further afield as and when required. This also means that candidates must demonstrate excellent communications and customer relationship skills, and be able to present effectively to senior client business and technology managers.