Data Centre Manager

Job Description

 Do you have a passion for technology and strong leadership skills that can drive success within a data centre? We are thrilled to be working with our renowned cloud technology client who is currently looking for a Data Centre Manager to inspire their team in Edinburgh.


What you will get in your new role

  • 33 days of annual leaving including public/bank holidays
  • Your birthday off
  • Enhanced company pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Free breakfast and snacks
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Exciting team socials and events
  • Career progression opportunities


Your new employer

Our client is an industry leader in hybrid cloud and IT infrastructure solutions, providing reliable and secure systems for businesses in the UK and beyond. Celebrating nearly 30 years in business, this well-established client has built trust and meaningful partnerships with many businesses to help contribute to business growth, via their innovative and safe solutions. 


Responsibilities within your new role

As the Data Centre Manager, it's crucial to exemplify the company's values and behaviours while overseeing your team. Ensuring strict adherence to health and safety protocols is paramount for site operations. You'll be responsible for managing all maintenance procedures and contracts, both internally and with specialised subcontractors. Coordination of team resources, scheduling, and management falls within your purview. Providing recommendations for site budget proposals in alignment with established procedures is also part of your role. Driving energy efficiency within the data centre halls, particularly in optimising cooling through containment, is essential. Adhering to service management processes, including handling major incidents, change, and problem management, is critical. Additionally, you'll be tasked with hosting client tours onsite alongside sales colleagues, catering to both new and existing clients.


Your experience, qualifications and personality

The candidate must possess a deep understanding of industry best practices in data centre services, demonstrating expertise in technical aspects of data centre infrastructure. Familiarity with the UK regulatory framework, especially regarding health and safety legislation in the data centre sector, is essential. Knowledge of ISO 27001, 14000, and PCI standards is required. Effective communication skills are a must, along with demonstrated strong leadership qualities.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV, by clicking the Apply button. This position is only available to applicants who have immediate Right to Work in the UK and you will be required to provide evidence of such upon request. Also required are up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.

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