DC - Critical Facilities Assistant Manager

Job title: DC - Critical Facilities Assistant Manager
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Engineering
Expertise: Data Center
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ireland
Job published: 26/03/2024
Job ID: 52391519

Job Description

Job Title:

Data Centre Assistant Critical Facilities Manager

Start Date:



Contract – 6 Months initially.

Salary: €70,000 – 75,000

Our client is looking for an experienced facilities manager to define the technical standards and drive operational excellence across their data centre in west Dublin. They will manage the on-site technical team who will collectively be responsible for all technical operations and processes, escalations, training, and compliance.

This position requires the individual to have a strong technical foundation in Data Centre or similar critical facility operations. They will provide leadership, management, and help ensure overall availability and reliability to meet or exceed defined service levels of data centre operations. The successful candidate will be a central figure in the management team. They will play a pivotal role in driving improvements in process performance and technical standards across the site. Responsibilities:

• Develop and manage the technical team operating across the site

• Define the roadmap and long-term strategy in terms of technical direction and standards for the technical team

• Mentor and grow the technical standard and competence of the technical staff across the site, ensuring knowledge share, engineering best practice is exercised and consistency across all the Data Centre

• Full responsibility for all technical operational standards, escalations, CE training and CE compliance across the site

• Oversee the development & implementation all procedures, CE documentation and operating policies.

• Partner with Business Ops, Planning, CE day & shift Operations, QHSE and Project teams to plan and execute against a broad array of business, strategic and Operational needs.

• Owns the full RCA process and delivers final report to leadership

• Create and maintain a culture of continuous improvement throughout the team, identify and implement design improvements alongside the Clients operations manager and technical Director.

• Review, provide input and oversee all technical training requirements rolled out by the client including but not limited to Authorizing person & Senior AP certifications

• To deliver a performance level which achieves and beats the KPI’s and SLA’s

• Be the main point of contact during significant events or multi-discipline technical escalations occurring on site 24/7.

• Ensure Data Centre operations, business policies and processes are effectively communicated, implemented, and always adhered to by all staff within the contract.

• Development and management of all operational procedures and drills within the Data Centre.

• Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to by vendors and staff working within the site

• Ensure the provision of healthy and safe working conditions and that both clients and company health and safety policy and process is effectively implemented across both employee and subcontractor’s activities and are regularly reviewed.

• Responsible for providing the CE data required for all reports and meetings for the Data Centre, these include Monthly Contract reviews, Monthly & Quarterly business reviews and any other reports as required.

• Audit the CE team’s efficiency and performance, develop efficiencies and innovations that benefit the client

• Talent manage all staff within the Technical team to ensure appropriate training plans, performance reviews and career progression is identified.

• Monitor and track performance level of the technical team against KPI’s and SLA’s set. Provide full breakdown on any breaches of SLA/KPI to the Business manager

• Ensure clients Quality, Health, Safety and Environment policies and processes are effectively implemented across both employee and subcontractors’ activities.

• Ensure appropriate control systems are in place to ensure statutory, policy and contractual commitments are met.

• Qualifications & Specification: -

• 8+ years of work experience in Critical Operations

• 5+ years management experience at Facility Manager or Contract Manager within a critical environment.

• Experience working with cross-functional teams to develop systems, solutions, and products. Organisational, coordination and multi-tasking experience

• Analytical and problem-solving experience with large-scale systems

• Technical knowledge and/or experience of the electrical and mechanical infrastructure used in a data centre environment.

• Strong understanding of CMMS Computerised Maintenance Management Systems and tools.

• Experience of managing escalation and emergency issues.

• Prior operations management experience including team management, work scheduling, and performance reviews.

• Willingness to work outside of normal hours to resolve technical issues in a 24/7 industry


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