Vice President
Platforms, International
Updated on 5/22/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
  • 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
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.
  • Medical and Prescription Drug: Comprehensive coverage through a choice of a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan and Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP). The CDHP plan has a Health Savings Account (HSA) option. D&B contributes to the HSA each year.
  • Dental: Insurance including preventive care, basic care, major care and orthodontia
  • Vision: Coverage for routine eye exams and prescription lenses, frames and contact lenses
  • Health Care Accounts: Set aside before-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care expenses. You can choose a Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Life Insurance: Company paid life insurance, as well as additional coverage including Basic, Supplemental, Spouse or Domestic Partner, and Child
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance: Benefit that provides a payment if you suffer an accident that is fatal or dismembering
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance: Benefit that provides a payment if you are injured or die as a result of an accident while traveling on Company-approved business
  • Short-Term Disability (STD): Company provided benefit that offers you income protection for absence due to nonwork-related injury or illness
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD): Coverage that picks up when your STD ends. It provides income protection if you become totally disabled and are unable to work after 180 days of continuous disability.
  • Critical Illness Insurance: Insurance that is intended to supplement your medical and disability coverage. It provides a lump-sum benefit in the event you (or a covered family member) are diagnosed with a covered condition, such as cancer, heart attack, and more
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance: Provides a lump-sum benefit to help you pay for costs in the event you (or a covered family member) are hospitalized.
  • Accident Insurance: Provides a lump-sum benefit to help you (or a covered family member) pay for costs for a covered injury and related services
  • 401(k) Plan: Retirement plan into which you can make before-tax, Roth and after-tax contributions; company match is available along with a wide range of investment options
  • Personalized Planning & Advice (PP&A): Assistance with 401(k) investment decisions and financial wellness
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Set aside before-tax dollars to use towards eligible dependent child or adult care services
  • Legal Insurance Plan: Insurance plan that provides you with prepaid legal services to help you address a wide range of legal matters (i.e. home purchase, will creation, small claims court, dispute with a home contractor, and much more)
  • Home and Auto Insurance: Special group rates and discounts on protection of your home, car and other personal property
  • Commuter Benefit: Pay for your commuting expenses through before-tax payroll deductions
  • Pet Insurance: Plan that reimburses you for expenses incurred for covered services
  • Vacation days: 20 days and you are eligible to earn more based on your years of service
  • Holidays: 9 paid days that coincide with the national holidays when our US offices are closed, plus one floating holiday of your choice
  • Volunteer Days: Two days per year to volunteer
  • Unsick Day: One paid day off to visit the doctor when you are not sick
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for the primary caregiver, and up to 2 weeks of paid leave for the secondary caregiver
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Free confidential support, including access a network of professional counselors, and referrals on resources for everyday needs
  • Adoption Assistance: Reimbursement for eligible expenses related to adopting a child
  • Education Assistance: Provides financial assistance for outside education to enable team members to achieve greater results in their current position and/or to prepare team members for future assignments within Dun & Bradstreet
Company Core Values
  • Data-Inspired - We’re passionate about the power of data. It’s at the heart of everything we do.
  • Relentlessly Curious - We embrace the change in the world around us. We know it brings new problems to solve, new things to learn and new ways to grow.
  • Inherently Generous - We succeed by helping others succeed. We openly share our time and talent, and we confidently welcome the help of others.