Data Centre Divisional Technical Manager

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Full Time/Permanent
Hard Services
Engineering, Maintenance
£75,000 to £100,000
£80000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Annual Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Greater London
28-02-2024 06:35 PM
Data Centre Technical Manager
M&E Service Provider
Multi-Site Portfolio - South East England
£80-85,000 Salary
Annual Bonus
Training & Development

Our customer are one of the largest commercial real estate organisations globally, operating within a number of sectors including corporate, commercial, healthcare and critical facilities. Due to an internal move, they currently have an opportunity for a data centre/critical facilities-experienced technical services manager to work within their data centre division, covering multiple global customer's facilities across London & the South East. Joining their existing team of critical services professionals, working across a portfolio of sites and providing oversight and technical support to the on-site teams for critical facilities maintenance, project & energy works, as well as providing training.

Guideline salary for this position is circa £80-85,000, as well as further package including annual bonus, healthcare, pension, etc. The role will be based from the data centres (London & South East), Head office (London) and hybrid.

Candidates will be qualified in electrical or mechanical engineering, ideally having served a full apprenticeship, and with at least five years of engineering/technical services management experience within a critical environment (financial services/data centres). Along with core training, there is an expectation for applicants to have a strong background in High Voltage (11kV) distribution as an Authorised Person, ideally this will be to Senior AP / Authorising Engineer standard.

Particular duties will include:
  • Ensure that critical facilities within the Data Centres are operating to a high standard
  • Act as Senior Authorised Person for HV
  • Undertake root cause analysis / post problem review of any technical faults
  • Carry out scenario / best drill training with engineering staff
  • Act as client interface to ensure customer satisfaction and understanding of technical systems and processes
  • Ensure that routine maintenance is carried out to all building plant, equipment and systems to meet and exceed expectations, and agreed service level agreements.
  • To ensure timely planning and delivery of plant and System shutdowns and other long term contractually committed works to meet contract programmes.
  • Ensure all reactive repairs are undertaken safely and within appropriate time scales
  • Liaise, audit and manage our sub-contractors including pricing and quoting of small works
  • Working with the permit manager, ensure appropriate controls within the Permit to Work systems.
  • Ensure that suitable spares and materials are available to carry out maintenance of the plant and assets.
  • Ensure that comprehensive maintenance records are kept.
  • Support the Account Manager to ensure all Statutory Compliance with and record keeping for Quality Management System.
  • Ensure that Method Statements and Risk Assessments are prepared for all tasks carried out to ensure safe working practices
  • Ensure that engineering subcontractors are appropriately supervised, and comply with contractual commitments, and site operating procedures.
  • Ensure the provision of a safe & healthy working environment, and ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, as well as client site policies, procedures and working arrangements, as required

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing Data Centre division for one of the global leaders within commercial real estate and maintenance, with pioneering engineering practices and pushing a "best-in-class" service to their customers focused on engineering excellence. With avenues for progression into future technical director roles, it will suit an ambitious and enthusiastic individual with an eye on the future.

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