Global Collaboration Platforms Technology Director – SharePoint, Yammer, Office 365, Microsoft Global Collaboration Platforms Technology Director required to join a global media organisation to form a crucial partnership with service lines and business functions to deliver collaboration technologies. This role will take responsibility for the formation and programme direction of the global teaming platform, as well as the oversight and direction of collaboration platform development, maintenance, integration and rollout globally, the role will drive the overall consolidated vision for collaboration across the organisation. A core technology in this space is the global SharePoint platform and associated Office 365 collaboration toolsets such as Delve, Planner, Sway, Yammer etc. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in collaboration platform delivery coupled with experience working in a global/complex environment and use of Office 365 tool suite. Beyond a competitive package, this role will offer a car allowance, bonus scheme and a contributory pension. Key responsibilities:Create the vision, strategy and delivery roadmap for the global collaboration platform, which will unify knowledge and experience in sales and delivery within the globally distributed workforce of 40,000 staffOwn the collaboration platform agenda and roadmapDrive alignment and utilisation of the core enterprise technology stacks an integration programmes to enable a truly integrated operating modelOwn the provision of technical and functional support for key architecture decisions and ensure the necessary liaison and approval from the relevant governance and decision bodiesOwn the BAU service provision for the collaboration platforms, ensuring that the services globally are proactively managed to deliver on the required SLA, working closely with the infrastructure teams to deliver a world class serviceLead and coach a global team of collaboration technology professionals across US, APAC and EMEA, including Business Analysts, Project Managers, Solution Architects and developers Required skills:10+ years experience comprising a blend of Collaboration Platform Delivery and 5+ years experience in senior leadership positions, reporting into to C-levelProven experience managing global teams/working in an international and cross-cultural organisationKnowledge and experience in delivering large, complex collaboration sites globallyDelivery and support of collaboration technologies in Global/Regional model (including SharePoint and related technologies)Proven leadership and influencing skills, to effectively lead transformative change by originating ideas, championing, and gaining commitment at executive and management levelsCornwallis Elt is an Employment Agency & Employment Business and has been listed 3 times in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 of the UK`s fastest growing private companies, as well as in the Recruitment International Top 250, Top 50 in IT and the Recruiter Fast 50 & Hot 100 reports.