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Principal, EUC Digital Device Lead

Posting Date: 01-Sep-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 31504
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Information Technology  
Contract Type Fixed Term 
Contract Length 3 years 
Posting End Date  







Purpose of Job


The Principal, Squad Lead is responsible for the delivery of IT people, process, workplace applications and integrated technologies, which own & drive innovation and deliver a modern workplace.

The role requires the post holder to co-ordinate teams across EBRD staff and partners to enable & optimise business value.


Accountabilities & Responsibilities


The EBRD IT department is realigning teams to operate in a more Agile, self organising, cross-functional manner. To this end, a number of the ‘traditional’ infrastructure groups have been reformed as part of a My Device Squad in the Digital Workplace (DW) Capability.


The My Device Squad objective is to provide modern, secure and cost effective End User infrastructure services within the Modern Digital Workplace. The Squad enables IT to reduce the time to business value through the use of specific workplace technology.


The Squad are involved in both the change and run of EBRD’s IT infrastructure. The Squad Lead maintains key relationships with EBRD IT infrastructure managed services providers, professional service partners, internal Service Delivery colleagues and IT portfolio leaders.


Qualifications & Skills / Experience & Knowledge


  • Extensive infrastructure management experience including managing teams, managed service providers and professional service organisations
  • Comfortable managing resourcing requirements (supply and demand)
  • A good grasp of infrastructure engineering principles, formerly from a technical background
  • Relevant, current experience of managing modern End User environments and cloud based platforms aligned with industry good practice. Ideally certified
  • Experience working in an ITIL governed environment, ideally certified
  • Familiarity of working with Agile software development teams, ensuring that infrastructure enhances velocity rather than introduces inertia
  • Experience of lifecycle management for large End User environment circa 3000+ Laptop Devices and Mobile Devices
  • Extensive experience with Windows 10 and Windows 11 (desirable)
  • Upgrading to new feature versions and monthly patching and vulnerability management
  • Familiarity with Citrix and Azure DaaS VDI environments
  • Experience of Windows Process Automation using Powershell
  • A strong understanding of IT security, service continuity, audit, risk and compliance. Capable of aligning with suitable controls and monitoring effectiveness
  • Driven to ensure wherever possible technology is automated and appropriately quality assured with the aim of removing waste
  • A persuasive communicator who can engage across levels of seniority and technical capability
  • Must be comfortable with office productivity tools including the Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

What is it like to work at the EBRD?


Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. 


The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.


Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.

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