Vice President
Platforms, International
Posted on 3/29/2023
Dun & Bradstreet
Business intelligence products for companies
Company Overview
Dun & Bradstreet seeks to create a global network of trust enabling clients to turn uncertainty into confidence, risk into opportunity, and potential into prosperity. The company is building on its world-class data and analytics—Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud—to deliver more data and deeper insights.
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
Software Engineering
  • Proven track record (10+ years) of leading a major Technology programme across multiple countries as a senior project director or lead preferably within a large organisation
  • Strong programme management and organizational skills with experience of managing complex projects and performance management of suppliers
  • Strong Technology background - knowledge of agile delivery practices, large scale data platforms (GCP,AWS) and Java
  • Excellent communication skills as reporting into the D&B Executive team will be required
  • Ability to define and implement KPI's around quality, efficiency and delivery for large distributed scrum teams
  • Exceptional multi-tasker, strategic and tactical thinker
  • Ability to prioritise and adapt while maintaining the highest attention to detail
  • Able to shape, lead and control the delivery of complex, cross-functional projects, including optimization of resources and delivery to challenging timescales
  • Relationship management, able to build and maintain effective working relationships and work collaboratively with a wide range of colleagues
  • Understanding of relevant data legislation and privacy compliance across Europe
  • 10+ years of experience of Leadership experience relating to critical Domains or Programmes
  • Extensive programme management skills with a focus on business-centric projects
  • Ability to develop governance methodologies as an integral part of successful programme execution
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of leaders, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Able to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Demonstrable skills in presenting information effectively and delivering effective reporting mechanisms
  • Able to produce high quality, effective and thorough documentation
  • Able to manage and prioritise competing requirements
  • Overall E2E project management responsibility for the delivery of the modernisation of the European Local Market platforms
  • Working in partnership with the Technology Project Leads, define, track and manage these projects to ensure delivery to budget and committed timelines
  • Develop the strategy and process for transitioning off Local Market platforms and systems and onto Global systems
  • Develop the vendor and location strategies for the domain, looking to utlise Technology centers in addition to the local market resource
  • Own the engagement with the Local teams to document and report on the migration opportunities along with the associated cost benefits
  • Ensuring SLAs, metrics and continuous improvement measures are in place and can be demonstrated
  • Manage a significant project budget, understanding, challenging and proactively managing their cost and time position to mitigate potential delays and identify efficiencies
  • Identify any dependencies, risks and issues and ensure mitigation plans in place
  • Work closely with regional representatives from multiple global teams to ensure an effective cross-functional approach
  • Act as pivotal connection between the Technology delivery team and the commercial business to ensure requirements and timelines are understood and aligned
  • Coach, develop and challenge the project team (direct reports or otherwise) to a successful implementation
  • Effectively communicate timely and relevant updates to multiple stakeholder groups including International Technology and the European Leadership Team