I'm working with a globally known client who are currently looking for an Azure Skills Leader to join on a 12 month contract. This opportunity is based with my client in Reading, however it will involve travel and remote opportunities. This is a role that will shape one of the most important areas of the company, but most importantly, elevate my client's position in the market as a transformational leader of learning and education. I am looking for someone with a tenacious passion for education, combined with appropriate technical skills, sales and leadership experience and understanding of the education skilling and technology market. Requirements: Educated to Batchelor's Level or above in Computer Science 6+ years working experience in education and business / technology / skilling Passion for technology and education with preference for some education sector subject matter expertise with career readiness and valued programs such as LinkedIn and future workforce development Leadership experience presenting/meeting with diverse academic audiences and stakeholders including school and government policy-makers, educators, education partners and resellers and students Technical skills to be able to articulate value with University faculty and support transition to University curriculum hosting on Azure. Selling experience and understanding for landing organizational revenue and reach / share objectives across diverse customer bases, especially interacting and influencing with education customers in Higher Education Exceptional presentation skills and storytelling capability to deliver keynotes with large audiences Demonstrable experience collaborating and influencing across multiple stakeholder groups. Ability to work successfully across a complex, highly-matrixed environment Passion and proven record for execution with measurable results. Outstanding interpersonal skills, innovation, and the ability to motivate, inspire, and lead cross group/functional teams with a high degree of independence and success Ability to deal with ambiguity, navigate uncertain situations, and drive for clarity Demonstrated strong capability in verbal and written communications skills across a geographically dispersed audience Ability to build strong partnerships across organizational lines I have interview slots secured with my client so please apply ASAP in order to secure a slot.