Datacentre Manager

Ref: 0000001430_1558020653

  • # £65000 - £75000 per annum
  • # Hertfordshire
  • # Full Time

Facilities / Datacentre Manager required to join a pan European Datacentre provider, who form part of a leading global telecoms service provider. Presently operating 5 leading edge facilities in the UK they provide highly resilient and energy efficient datacentre services to range of blue-chip clients to include Sky, Sony, IBM and Spotify. The business has achieved significant growth over the last 5 years and are on track to expand by over 200% in the next few years as they build out additional facilities, providing a range of career opportunities for ambitious staff.

The successful Datacentre / Facilities Manager, with assistance from specialist teams, will take ownership of a highly technical facility becoming responsible for all staff and activities on-site to include Facilities Maintenance, Security, Compliance and Customer Operations. Overall this will incorporate;

* Providing leadership and mentoring to all staff within your facility,
* Take a lead in communicating and developing relationships with customers and key suppliers ensuring the highest level of customer service,
* Become responsible for managing Health & Safety within a complex technical environment, including overseeing Permit to Work System, reviewing Risk Assessments and Method Statements,
* Work closely with Technical FM team ensuring all technical documentation relating to your facility is complete & up to-date including SOP’s & EOP’s,
* Managed the budget for the facility including controlling expenditure for your facility,
* Act as point of escalation for any issues on-site, taking a leadership role through incidents,

The position suits a resourceful individual who is able to build working relationships and communication effectively at all levels both internally & externally, while also fulfilling the following criteria;

* Extensive experience in the management and operation of complex datacentre / critical facilities,
* Possessing related qualifications within the FM, Engineering or datacentre industry,
* Detailed knowledge of regulatory compliance, health and safety, and data security within a datacentre environment,

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