Global Data Center Facility Manager

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ASAP 1-4 weeks
6 months +
Next Ventures Ltd
flag_no Sweden
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Global Data Center Facility Manager

Swedish and English Speaking.

6 months contract plus extension

Candidate must have successfully managed datacentre facility operations and be able to show evidence of the same

Must have good understanding of datacentre facilities and key operating/control processes

Must be able to build/create new global data centre best practices, processes and guidelines

Must be able to manage a team of local facility managers across 7 global data centres

Must have a good working knowledge of data centre mechanical and electrical components ie fire suppression, generators, CRAC units, UPS, etc. and various global standards related to these

Must have understanding of IT infrastructure services, functions performed by various teams within IT Infrastructure services and their dependencies.

Must have experience in using project management tools to control any new projects

Must be skilful in creating various stakeholder reports and presenting them to senior stakeholders/management

Strong written, verbal communication and negotiation skills.

Strong problem resolution skills required

Can perform under stressful and stringent timelines with minimal support

Manage multiple assignments simultaneously and coordinate with users for timely completion

Strong customer focus

Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Ability to communicate well with internal, external stakeholders and vendors

Flexible to work in 24x7 environments

Be responsible and accountable for the availability of all global data centre facilities

Ensure all quality audits are scheduled, planned and carried out successfully

Ensure local facility managers escalate hardware related problems to the third party warranty and non-warranty supplier

Ensure capacity planning is performed for all global data centres

Maintain overall ownership of issues, escalations and risks

Provide initial assessment of each data centre and processes. Make remedial recommendations and ensure the same are deployed

Ensure routine maintenance schedules are planned and observed correctly

Provide enhancement request feedback to IT regarding technology environment and customer needs through the defined processes.

More information is available on application