Data Center Services & Cloud Management (Interim Management)

Job Type: Interim Management
Contract Type: Freelance
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Logistic
Languages: EN & (FR or NL)


The team is evolving into a high-impact organisation that develops as a strategic partner for the business. In this context, our client is looking to onboard Data Centre Services & Cloud Management expertise on an interim basis.


You will provide guidance, tactical support and strategic advice to the entire organisation on matters related to Data Center Services & Cloud Management. Objective is to define Target Operating Model (TOM) as well as the to-be vision.

Scope: on prem infrastructure, datacentre services, public cloud, server, storage management, network management, database management and security operations. Equally so, scope contains commercial framework, SLA, contract negotiation and governance.

Keys tasks & responsibilities

  • Define scope & key milestones
  • Plan workshops
  • Project Management : key deliverables, roles, responsibilities & timelines
  • Initial Operating Model Review
  • Market scan
  • Suppliers scan
  • Contract Analysis
  • Evaluation criteria definition
  • Recommendation and best way forward : to be target operating model
  • Stakeholder Briefings


Highly skilled and expert in defining Data Centre Services & Cloud Management strategies combined with great market knowledge and industry trends in this area. Ability to review and recommend target operating models that ensures value for money is obtained.

  • At least 15 years of experience in IT outsourcing & managed services for key areas as follows;
    • Tooling and Service  Management
    • Supplier Monitoring Tools
    • Incident Management
    • Security
  • SOC & Security
  • Endpoint Protection, Security Governance
    • Server/Cloud
  • DB & IaaS, SaaS and PaaS Management
  • X86 Server Management  Linux and Windows + VMware
  • Storage Management
  • Backup Management
  • Server and Storage Maintenance
    • Network
  • Firewall IDS/IPS 
  • LAN and WAN Management
  • Cloud
    • Service Support & Command Centre
  • Expertise in ICT and awareness of industry trends as well as best practices in the following domains;
    • Software & Applications
    • Infrastructure Services
    • Telecom
    • Outsourcing Partners & Services
    • Client Devices
  • Knowledge of ERP and reporting techniques (Oracle, Business Objects)

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