Migration manager

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Migration Manager - Flexible/Remote - 12 months

Our client, a market leading multi-national company are looking for a Migration Manager, to join them on a project. The assignment is an initial 12 - month contract and can offer a competitive daily rate.

Role Overview:
The Migration Manager is responsible for ensuring that Migration Move Set are delivered in line with the event schedule in accordance with the agreed T-Minus schedule/Sprint Calendar. This is a key role on the programme and requires effective coordination of the event schedule to ensure that all migration readiness activities on the critical path have been completed prior to execution.

Role responsibilities:

The role is accountable to the Programme Lead. Key Responsibilities listed below:

  • Migration Co-ordination & Weekend change Execution, documenting any Source environment remediation, readiness changes are complete before Prod Migrations.
  • Stakeholder management - Key to speaking and developing relationships with the application/service owners and technical staff (RTB, BTB, designated technical contacts)
  • Ownership of the execution of the phase/sprint
  • Understanding technical concepts or to facilitate technical discussions
  • Executing to the plan and escalating where necessary
  • Management reporting
  • Change management: Experience of Service First, Template-izing the CRs based on the Migration type and complexity, preparing change pack, documentation, change approval chasing, attending CABS

Essential Skills

  • A proactive self-starter with the ability to manage own time effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of planning and control techniques.
  • Ability to resolve and pre-empt problems.
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise team members on their deliverables.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior stakeholders within all parties.
  • Ability to manipulate data in Excel to intermediate level.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working on a complex migration programme, Specifically Network devices, Firewall, Lan/Wan setup.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) and PRINCE2.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Agile methodologies.

Migration Manager - Flexible/Remote - 12 months

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