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Frankfurt, DE, 60489 London, GB, EC4N 7AR Rozenburg, NL, 1473 ED Ruemlang, CH, 8153 Vienna, AT, 1100

Date:  03-Apr-2021
Category:  Data Center Operations

Head of Infrastructure & Life Cycle Management (m/f/d)

The Head of Infrastructure & Life Cycle Management (m/f/d) in conjunction with the Director Engineering Tech-Ops EMEA, will establish, develop, and lead a team that will co-ordinate and facilitate In-Life projects across EMEA. The Head of Infrastructure & Life Cycle Management will work to ensure projects are delivered on time, correctly and to budget. They will clearly communciate project status and business risks to all key stakeholders. Also, with all key stakeholders, they will evolve the GDC EMEA asste life cycle and replacement strategy. They will work closely with our suppliers to enhance our relationship and ensure better buying power. They will also provide a standard approach to project structure, documentation, delivery, and asset management across EMEA and the position will be based in Frankfurt am Main.


Your responsibilities

  • As required, carry out In-Life Project Management responsibilities
  • Establish, develop, and lead, a new EMEA team that will deliver a scalable delivery project management approach for In-Life projects
  • Evolve the asst life cycle strategy in conjunction with key stakeholders including Technical Operations EMEA, Design & Engineering, Finance, and the Regional Directors
  • Mentor site teams on life cycle management including consistent document development
  • Review and approve life cycle replacement business cases, developed by site teams, before onward issue to senior management for approval
  • Ensure sites have detailed and robust life cycle replacement planning (mid and long term) in place including asset replacement dates
  • Support Regional Directors in developing 10-year site life cycle replacement plan
  • Ensure quality of asset data in the company asset management system is tracked, reported and improved (by regional teams) on an ongoing basis
  • Define, implement, train and own asset management policies across EMEA
  • Work with the Global, EMEA and Regional teams in determining a consistent asset naming, categorisation and upload standards
  • In conjunction with the EMEA and Regional Procurement teams, regularly review subcontractors KPI performance with a view of consistency of service, driving cost efficiencies and where possible consolidation of contracts
  • Reporting


Your profile

  • Experience of working with a large multinational company with significant regional operations
  • Proven track record of delivering large complex projects in live operational areas
  • Proven track record in establishment, development and leading multi-region project management teams
  • Demonstrable experience of fundamental project management principles
  • Comprehensive experience of owning and operating CAFM systems
  • Ability to teach and guide team members through changing environments
  • Abiltiy to prepare, present and summarise information to all audience types
  • Willing and able to travel
  • Experience of working in a European multi-cultural environment
  • Working knowledge of Plan Do Check Act (Deming cycle) highly desirable
  • Recognised European Health and Safety Qualification highly desirable
  • Proficient in English language both written and verbal
  • Secong European language written and verbal desirable
  • An excellence and zero-downtime mentality
  • A strategic thinking individual with a structured and target-oriented approach
  • Demonstrable skills in technical management, and collaboration
  • Outstanding relationship-builder and communicator, both internally and externally
  • Ability to work in multinational, interdisciplinary and culturally diverse teams
  • A passion for listening to stakeholders and customers and a world-class service mentality
  • Modern leadership style and excellent leadership skill set

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd.

Global Data Centers is a division of NTT Ltd. Our global platform is one of the largest in the world. NTT is ranked as one of the top three leaders worldwide by IDC in their Colocation and Interconnection Services MarketScape, spanning more than 20 countries and regions including North America, Europe, Africa, India and APAC. 

As a neutral operator, we offer access to multiple cloud providers, a large variety of Internet Exchanges and telecommunication network providers including our own IPv6 compliant, tier 1 global IP network. Our clients benefit from tailored infrastructure and experience consistent best practices in design and operations across all of our reliable, scalable and customizable data centers. 

Working for Global Data Centers EMEA

We are one of the leading and largest data center provider and for more than 20 years we have been supporting our clients from a wide variety of industries with our talented team of nearly 800 people (m/f/d). Today, we are designing and operating 18 data center locations across 160,000 sqm in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, in the Netherlands and in Great Britain and expanding into further markets. Our people come from a variety of industries and work together to find the best solution for every challenge. Due to the diversity of backgrounds our people (m/f/d) come from, the ability to work in teams and good communication skills are very important to us.

As a performance-oriented company, we value expert knowledge and people who want to shape the future. We are growing internationally and offer our people (m/f/d) the opportunity to work worldwide within the NTT Group if they are suitably qualified and interested.

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