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Program Director


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.
ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring a digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

About the role

Reporting to the Global Chief Delivery Officer, Program Director is required to build and lead the program of work to manage the consolidation and centralisation of multiple data centre infrastructure services across Europe from 36 separate Data Centre facilities onto Cloud and to consolidate non Cloud services into the ERGO Data Centre facilities via the Infrastructure and Cloud Program (ICP).

How you will get the job done

  • manage the identification, planning and coordination of a set of related projects with high risk, high investment and high complexity within a program of business change and their interdependencies in support of the ERGO strategy and its objectives
  • ensure the maintenance of a strategic view over the set of ICP projects
  • provide the framework for implementing business initiatives, or large-scale change, by conceiving, maintaining and communicating a vision of the outcome of the ICP program and associated benefits within ERGO
  • determine an agreed Cloud strategy, work with businesses and technology units across the ERGO to gain acceptance and buy-in of the Cloud strategy
  • consolidate and centralise the ERGO Group subsidiaries and affiliates hardware and software into Cloud

Skills and experience you will need

  • significant (over 20 years) professional IT experience
  • proven program management experience on large scale transformation programs covering an infrastructure portfolio
  • relevant experience of successfully leading and managing large scale infrastructure programs across international borders, in particular Data Centre consolidations
  • experience in working with suppliers and customers across multiple time zones and different cultures
  • experience in delivery of “As a Service” infrastructure solutions
  • strong service management ITIL background
  • DevOps / automation experience across both Infrastructure and Applications
  • demonstrable stakeholder management at all levels including Board members
  • effective time and cost management
  • analytical problem solving
  • evident business intelligence
  • recognised risk management
  • university degree in business and/or technical studies
  • fluent written and spoken English skills

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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