Freelance Project Management Officer | International position

Freelance Project Management Officer | International position

Project environment

The goal of this project is to migrate the content on end-user storage platforms from on-premises file servers to a OneDrive and SharePoint cloud-based solution. Since we are dealing with a worldwide multinational, this is an enterprise program with a global scope. However, the project team is mainly based in Western Europe and the US.

This program started in 2019 and runs into 2022, with a potential option to be further extended.

These data migrations are executed in waves, mainly following a site per site approach.

About the role

We are currently looking for a Project Management Officer to support and drive detailed sub-project plans in this global data migration project. The focus will be on EMEA sites and selected global workstreams.

What will you do exactly?

  • You are responsible for project progress tracking, change management, risk management and reporting in assigned project area
  • You will coordinate people, lead processes to ensure project is delivered on time and produce the desired outcomes. In addition, you will provide coaching to project team members and guidance to stakeholders
  • You are responsible for creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation: planning, RAID Log, Risk Log, etc.
  • You will work with other project managers to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the entire program
  • You will work closely with program management, cross-functional teams, and assigned local site project managers to craft detailed execution work plans, deliverables, and timing for specific site projects.

On a practical note, the collaboration is virtual and only limited travel might be required to attend team workshops, but is not planned yet, due to the pandemic situation.

Who are we looking for?

  • 3+ years in project management, either in the End-User service or IT Infrastructure domain
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience with JIRA and Agile way of working
  • Ability to keep the overview in complex situations and provide structure
  • Ability to communicate effectively and at all levels within an organization
  • Agility to adapt fast to new situations and identify opportunities
  • Basic technical Microsoft/Office 365, SharePoint and OneDrive. Basic knowledge on modern data management is an asset for this position
  • Experience with end-user data migration projects, ideally from Fileserver to SharePoint
  • Familiar with working in multinational, large company
  • Experienced in international virtual team collaboration, with meetings during US Eastern-Time morning hours
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General information

Work regime
Full time
2000, Antwerpen