Data Centre Project Manager Job Vacancy in Nigeria

Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a new start-up Data Centre company to recruit a Data Centre Project Manager.

Job Title: Data Centre Project Manager

Job reference: 313
Location: Nigeria
Function: IT


    The Program Manager, will develop engagement models with internal and external stakeholders that clearly define accountabilities and responsibilities in support of The Company Program and then hold them accountable for commitments.
    Works with Migration Design and Data Centre leaders to identify and prioritize program deliverables, dependencies, and critical path items
    Works with internal and external stakeholders to assure a smooth in-take of DC co-location projects while assuring priorities across the various groups are in synch. Resolves conflicts across internal and external teams in a timely manner
    Controls program deliverables, scope, expectations, and coordinates program progress with sponsors, steering committees, and senior leadership.
    Interfaces independently with all functional and business areas affected by Data Centre Co-location works closely with functional resource managers to ensure adequate allocation of resources to projects
    Develops and delivers program reports, proposals, and requirements documentation to senior leadership and key stakeholders work with Delivery teams to produce executive reports on the projects and keep leadership apprised of project scope, cost, or schedule changes
    Defines program success criteria and reviews throughout the project life cycle
    Communicates program expectations to all team members and stakeholders
    Identifies, assess and manages risks to the success of the Data Centre Co-location program and ensures stakeholders have information to make effective decisions
    Provides thought leadership on all aspects of the program in order to ensure successful delivery
    Establishes the appropriate tools and processes to meet program goals.
    Influences program sponsor to make the appropriate decisions and modifications in response to external influences on the program.
    Effectively communicates highly complex ideas and issues at multiple levels of leadership, including executive leadership
    Maintains a solid understanding of the industry and incorporates best practices as they emerge
    Ensure appropriate visibility into assigned programs to all levels of management, up to and including executive management.
    The Project Manager, will have input to the on-going financial elements of the program as well as provide financial tracking and regular reporting on the program.
    The Program Manager, will maintain a broad view of centralized budgets and assist Operations management in identifying and resolving funding issues across the various co-location initiatives


    Experience with and understanding of data centre infrastructure and migration practices
    Previous experience with large scale deployment and migration of technology services
    Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented environment
    Ability to conform to shifting priorities and proactively drive changes in scope, timelines, and requirements
    Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources: management, business unit contacts, and data centre peers
    Ability to effectively prioritize and execute in a high-pressure environment
    Strong program management experience in related industry with demonstrated achievements in planning, directing, and implementing multiple and concurrent large projects
    Strong commitment to high standards and quality service.
    High level of integrity and ethical behaviour sets a good example.
    Good communication skills oral, written, IT and presentation.
    Highly motivated and performance orientated.
    Committed to development of team talent. Hands-on, performance oriented, practical and pragmatic, with a proven ability to get the job done .
    Proven A1+ physical health is a must. Strong work ethic, endurance and ability to work long hours under challenging operating conditions.
    Proven staying record no job hopping.
    Assertive rather than aggressive.

How to Apply

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Deadline: 1st November, 2013

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