Regional Head of Data Centers


    Job Description

    South East England or Midlands
    The Client

    Datacenter People is partnering with the UK’s leading digital edge infrastructure provider, specialising in cloud, colocation and connectivity services.

    What The Job Involves

    • Provide management support to all direct reports to ensure they are clear of what is expected of them, and that effective performance management is implemented throughout the team.
    • Provide guidance, support, training, and coaching to and put in place development plans to ensure that all employees in own team are focused on continuous improvement.
    • Lead all project works undertaken within region.
    • Operate as the point of contact for all major capital expenditure activities within region.
    • Work with managers in own region to ensure that you are aware of any ongoing maintenance or issues and provide support where needed. 
    • Carry out spot checks to ensure the correct documentation is in place for works on site.
    • Work with managers in own region to ensure all Planned Preventative Maintenance is carried out on time and within budget.
    • Own and drive improvements for revenue generation on sites.
    • Collaborate with the other regional counterparts to ensure that best practice is being adopted and that a common approach is in place.
    • Lead the drive to improve energy efficiency, process creation and improvement of best working practices alongside and in conjunction with the other Regional Head of Data Center Operations.

    We're Looking For Someone With

    • Minimum Degree level or equivalent in M&E engineering, IT, Computer Science, Management or similar discipline or proven equivalent working experience.
    • Full UK Driving License.
    • Extensive experience of leading data center critical facility services across multiple sites in the UK or abroad.
    • Experience of managing people at a senior level in a customer facing technical operations environment,ideally in the colocation industry.
    • Technical knowledge of datacentres and industry best practice.
    • Ownership of managing multi-million-pound Capex & Opex budgets effectively and maximizing value for spend.
    • Experience of working with a busy sales function to deliver client solutions.
    • An enthusiastic, driven, committed and flexible approach to work.
    • Be open to new ideas and have a positive outlook.
    • Demonstrate value of and delivery of high-quality customer care with their approach to communication.
    • Excellent standard of written and spoken English.
    • Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.
    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work well to deadlines and under pressure.
    • Ability to think logically.

    We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge each one. Please bear in mind that if you are selected for interview we will contact you within the next seven days.