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  • Transition Manager-Switzerland contract role

  • Country: Switzerland
  • Location: Geneva
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Daily Rate: EUR 510 per day
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Technologies: Prince2 ITIL V3 Project Management transition management Migration legacy system migration project Agile/Scrum microsoft project Cloud green field development French speaking
  • Reference: S171006TM

Transition Manager-Switzerland contract role

Posted Monday, 09 October 2017

Calling for an experienced Transition Manager to join a reputable, global organisation, based in Switzerland, for a 6 months+ contract.

The successful candidate will have over 5 years’ experience. A Swiss work permit is essential.

The  Transition Manager’s role will involve the following tasks:

  • Create detailed plans based on an existing high level transition strategy, ensure schedules are aligned with the main Project Plan
  • Coordinate the transition plans execution
  • Manage the schedule of the associated resources to the activities
  • Monitor and Control the progress of the activities
  • Report periodically to the Hague Project Manager the progress of the activities according to Prince2 methodology
  • Raise any deviation to the plan when detected to the Hague Project Manager
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.
  • Extensive understanding of project management principles, methods and techniques
  • Perform other tasks as required.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Recognized project management certification, preferably PRINCE2 practitioner level
  • Knowledge of the PRINCE 2 project management methodology
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certification or above
  • Good knowledge and experience of Agile project management methodologies, specifically Scrum
  • Knowledge and experience in using project management tools such as Microsoft Project
  • A team player with experience managing cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams working on short deadlines in both local and remote locations
  • Ability to coordinate and understand the work of technical and business-oriented staff
  • Understanding of green field development in a cloud environment
  • Sound knowledge of industry leading cloud provider platform features and capabilities
  • Technical background, university/college diploma or equivalent experience in a technical field
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience as senior project manager for delivery of large, resilient and secure software development projects.
  • Experience in legacy system migration projects
  • ITIL V3 Service Transition Management Certification
  • French will be an advantage

Please apply and get in touch for further details on this not-to-be-missed contract opportunity!

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