Senior Data Centre Manager CPT needed at Liquid Intelligent Technologies

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Job title : Senior Data Centre Manager CPT

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Key Performance Area

Operation Excellence

  • Maintaining uptime ensuring that all operations & systems are running smoothly and securely ensuring high availability & reliability. 
  • Ensuring that the site’s infrastructure is maintained & tested to ADC standards & OEM compliance measures. 
  • Reliability Management – Ensure maintenance and functionality of the data centre’s physical infrastructure, including power and cooling systems, backup generators, and environmental controls, to ensure uptime to customer contracts 

Customer Excellence 

  • Ensuring customer satisfaction KPI’s for all areas under direct & matrix management is achieved across Security, Operations, IT, Facilities & Outsourcing 
  • Regularly test and assess the readiness of the data center’s disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Execute 100% compliance to change and incident management plan designed by service management function 

Facility Management

  • Ensure that each site operates strictly in accordance with health and safety and security procedures, and the environment is maintained safely for all employees, contractors, customers and suppliers 
  • Manage space utilization and capacity planning, considering factors like space, cooling, redundancy, scalability, and failover. 
  • Oversee all the steps needed to improve PUE by taking action on the field and driving/proposing any project that could improve efficiency 

Financial Management

  • Management and tracking of site operational capital and operating expenditure budgets, implement cost-saving measures and optimize operational expenses
  • Responsibility for preparation of annual operational capital and operating expenditure budgets 
  • Achievement of targeted CAPEX and OPEX savings 

Vendor Management

  • Ensure 24×7 seamless operation of the Data Centre, and that such is staffed as per contractual requirements by competent individuals across all service providers
  • Ensuring that the entire site is regularly inspected & all identified issues are actioned and resolved per contract KPI. 
  • Evaluate the productivity and performance of the data center service providers, including response times, task completion, and training levels (Training/succession plan) to contractual KPI’s. 

Security Management

  • Implement and maintain security measures to protect the data center against physical and cyber threats, including access control, surveillance, and intrusion detection systems
  • Develop and enforce security protocols and access policies for personnel and visitors. 
  • Ensure that the data center adheres to relevant industry regulations and standards. Monitor compliance with laws such as GDPR, HIPAA, or others applicable to ADC and customers



  • Diploma in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Certified Data Centre Facilities Operations Manager
  • Certified Data Centre Professional / Certified Data Centre Specialist would be an added advantage


  • 8 years experience in mission critical environment.  operational management
  • 8 years experience with mission critical electrical / mechanical plant
  • 8 years experience with MV / LV electrical systems, HVAC, Fire, BMS
  • 8 years working experience in occupational health and safety
  • 8 years working experience in Operational Data Centre (Colocation & Networks) 

Knowledge Areas

  • Experience of providing a responsive, customer focused service excellence
  • Extensive experience of working with large mission critical data centres
  • Extensive experience with managing data centre teams
  • Previous experience dealing with critical crisis situations
  • Extensive knowledge of BCM/BCP 

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