Global Collaboration Platforms Technology Director – SharePoint, Yammer, Office 365

Job title : Global Collaboration Platforms Technology Director – SharePoint, Yammer, Office 365
Location : London, Greater London, England
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £110000 - £140000 per annum
Sector : Digital & Media
Contact : Catherine Newton
Call : 020 7280 9904
Email : email Catherine
Reference : BHJOB6067_17428
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 staff
  • Own the collaboration platform agenda and roadmap
  • Drive alignment and utilisation of the core enterprise technology stacks an integration programmes to enable a truly integrated operating model
  • Own the provision of technical and functional support for key architecture decisions and ensure the necessary liaison and approval from the relevant governance and decision bodies
  • Own 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 service
  • Lead 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-level
  • Proven experience managing global teams/working in an international and cross-cultural organisation
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering large, complex collaboration sites globally
  • Delivery 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 levels

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