Daniel von Niederhaeusern


Angestellt, Senior Project Manager, IBM Switzerland Ltd

Zurich, Switzerland


Project management
Marketing & Sales
passion for detail
Projektmanagement nach PMI
Programm Management
ITIL V3 Service Operation
IT Outsourcing
Global Sourcing
Data Center Management
Data Center Services
Staffing Management
IT Transition


Professional experience for Daniel von Niederhaeusern

  • Current 5 months, since Sep 2021

    Certified Senior Project Manager, PMP

  • Current 1 year and 6 months, since Aug 2020

    Senior Project Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd

    Project Manager in a Data Center consolidation project in Geneva, Switzerland

  • 7 months, Jan 2020 - Jul 2020

    Senior Project Manager

    IBM Aviation Industriy Servcies / Lufthansa

    The scope of the project was to build a managed cloud using global resources. I was engaged as PM in the Transition & Transforation core team and I was responsible to make a reporting engine for SLA & Security reports developed and implemented.

  • 10 months, Mar 2019 - Dec 2019

    Senior Project Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd

    Data Center Consolidation Project: Physical relocation of complex IT infrastructure in high availability Data Center e.g. POWER server, X-server, Storage & tape units, Network & security environment etc. for several customers.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 2018 - Mar 2019

    Senior Project Manager; IT

    IBM Switzerland Zurich, Volkswagen Financial Services, Braunschweig (Germany)

    Senior Project Manager in a Transition & Transformation Project at Volkswagen Financial Services GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany

  • 1 year and 2 months, Nov 2016 - Dec 2017

    Lead Projekt Manager

    IBM Aviation Industry Services, Lufthansa and SWISS International Air Lines

    Lead Project Manager to build and implement a new electronic workplace environment for SWISS International Air Lines; including operation- and support process implementation and roll-out of electronic workplaces in Switzerland.

  • 7 months, Mar 2016 - Sep 2016

    Project Manager / Transition & Transformation Project

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, Talanx, Hannover (Germany)

    Within an Outsourcing Transition & Transformation Program, I am managing the staffing of the global delivery centers for an Insurance Company in Hanover, Germany.

  • 7 months, Sep 2015 - Mar 2016

    Project Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, UBS AG Zurich

    I was leading several IT-Infrastructure refresh projects related to the Data Center Network environment for a Swiss Banc in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • 11 months, Oct 2014 - Aug 2015

    Lead Project Manager for Hapag-Lloyd, Hamburg

    IBM Germany (Hamburg), Hapag Lloyd, Hamburg

    Lead Project Manager for a bunch of global IT Integrations Projects for Hapag-Lloyd, in Hamburg, Germany

  • 9 months, Jan 2014 - Sep 2014

    Lead Project Manager for a Global Knowledge Transfer Projekt

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, Novartis AG, Switzerland

    As the Global Workstream Lead for the Knowledge Transfer in a Outsourcing Transition program, I was responsible to transfer key operation knowledge from one provider to the new provider in the following areas: Unix/Linux, Windows and ESX, Antivirus, Storage, Backup/Restore, Disaster/Recovery, Identity and Access Management, Messaging/Proofpoint, On-Site Services, Order Fulfilment, Service Management and IT Processes, Metrics & Reporting, Tools, Security and Compliance, Design Authority and IT-Architecture

  • 2 years, Jan 2012 - Dec 2013

    SAP Portfolio Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, Novartis AG, Switzerland

    With focus on Client Relationship, Business Development and Program/Portfolio Management, I was leading several areas to enhance the outsourcing business. As the SAP Portfolio Manager, I was member of the SAP infrastructure operation team as well member of the SAP leadership team.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Oct 2008 - Dec 2011

    EMEA Base Growth Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, Novartis AG, Switzerland

    With focus on Business Development, I was responsible to drive and leverage outsourcing opportunities to enhance the SO business with a global Pharmaceutical Company. It was a client facing role with interferences to different divisions as well to client sourcing department.

  • 2 years and 9 months, Jan 2006 - Sep 2008

    Account Solution Manager & Program Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, ABB Schweiz AG

    In the position of an Account Solution Manager and Program Manager for a Global High Tech Power & Automation company, I was responsibility to enhance the outsourcing business by developing proposals and contracts as well negotion with client.

  • 2 years, Jan 2004 - Dec 2005

    Quality Assurer, Quality and Risk Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd

    I started a two-year job rotation program to bring-in Project Manager expertise into the Quality Assurance department. During this engagement I was responsible to assess the quality and completeness of Proposal as well to check if the proposed solution covers the requirements and guidelines in customer's Request for Proposal. Furthermore I was leading quality reviews for ongoing projects to measure the health as well to advice the Project Manger with expertise.

  • 2 years and 7 months, Jun 2000 - Dec 2002

    Project Manager

    IBM Switzerland Ltd, EJPD Bern

    Beside several projects for the NOVE-IT program, I was the lead PM for the Justice and Police department (EJPD). The project includes server migration, IT process implementation and development of Backup/Recovery, Availability, Capacity- and Performance Management.

  • 2 months, Jan 1998 - Feb 1998

    IT Professional to support the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan

    IBM Switzerland Ltd

    I was nominated to be member of a global IBM team which was responsible to provide and maintain the whole IT, needed for the Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan. It was an extraordinary challenge to work in a global team with hundreds of professionals and a great adventure for my life.

Educational background for Daniel von Niederhaeusern

  • Project Management Professional


  • Project Management Professional PMP

    Project Management Institute

  • Production Engineering

    Schweizerische Fachschule für Betriebstechnik

  • Production Engineering

    Berufsschule Brugg AG


  • German

    First language

  • English



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Agile Methods
IT Project Management
Project Engineering
Programm Management
IT Transition
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