Data Centre Shift Manager for a data centre (client direct) in Canary Wharf, £70k + Package
Data Centre Shift Manager - Client Direct
My client is a global leader in Data Centre Solutions with hubs across Europe & APAC. They provide services to over 100 clients in the UK across a range of sectors including Finance, Government and Telecommunications. They are currently looking to recruit a Facilities Shift Manager to join the team based in canary Wharf. The Facilities Shift Manager is responsible for all critical environments within the data centre working on a continental shift pattern (6.30 to 6.30, including nights). The Facilities Shift Manager oversees the outsourced teams and specialists responsible for work throughout the data centre. The Facilities Shift Manager is the critical environments Change Manager during their shift, ensuring maintenance is scheduled, coordinated, performed, checked for quality, documented, and escalated as needed. In many cases the Facilities Shift Manager will be performing these tasks alongside an outsourced contractor. This role acts as the Incident Manager during their shift, and delivers both oral and written reports to senior management and customers as required. The Facilities Shift Manager must be able to take full line control of an incident and the outsourced services team when escalation procedures require.
The role will suit a highly technical engineering manager with extensive data centre experience. You will be an electrically qualified apprentice trained engineer with who has operated and qualified as a HV Authorised Person. The chosen candidate will also have excellent communication skills and the ability work in a demanding environment. You will also be willing to work as part of a team and be available to cover colleagues when required.