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Azure Programme Manager

Azure Programme Manager

Job Title: Azure Programme Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: Market Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ02374859_1581695905
Contact Name: Gurvinder Cheema
Contact Email: g.cheema@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: February 14, 2020 15:58

Job Description

Currently hiring for a programme manager to be based in Central London for a 6 months initial contract for my leading client.

This role touches all these facets and requires a Program Manager that can embody a CEO mindset, scoped to an area of the financial services business within Azure.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage directly with customers at the CIO/CTO level, supporting executive briefings and innovation partnerships. Identify and close opportunities with top tier customers.
  • Heavy involvement with customer's architecture including the following:
  • Provide Azure technical direction and lead a group of one or more architects to proactively provide guidance on engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices
  • Architect and design solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Create and review Azure architecture and solution design artifacts
  • Develop a deep understanding of how lead customers use Azure platform and use of Compute, Storage, Database, and modern workloads like artificial intelligence and cognitive services.
  • Establish growth and adoption strategies and execution plans to drive growth for Azure with financial services customers.
  • Drive large strategic and complex projects, with executive visibility and many critical dependencies.
  • Manage processes related to modernization, architecture, and business transformation.
  • 7+ years of experience in product, project or program management working with cloud and/or focused on Financial services. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Deep Azure technical and business transformation knowledge/exposure
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Passion for driving hands-on technical collaboration across teams
  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience
  • Ability to analyse and operate at various levels of abstraction
  • Ability to balance what is strategically right with what is practically realistic
  • Ability to innovate and drive change
  • Passion and focus on delivering the right customer experience

If interested in this position, please apply with updated version of your CV

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