(•‿-) Hiring ••► Data Center Guru
International Executive Recruiting – IER, http://www.ier-network.com is an executive search company dedicated to helping organizations to find the best executive management professionals in Germany, Europe and worldwide. The international network with a unique search process gives IER an edge over many other executive search firms.
We are seeking for our international client a Director (m/f) - Data Center Network.
§ Drive profitability and margin by improving operational efficiencies, continuous process improvement, standardization, capacity utilization and availability.
§ Act as a trusted advisor to customers, top management and colleagues.
§ Take responsibility to plan budget, track and compare actual spending, carefully manage scope and facilitate budget decisions.
§ Take responsibility for performance monitoring and cost control.
§ Work closely with customers to facilitate management decision for options for going forward.
§ Define, set global target values and manage performance towards operational service level agreements and key performance indicators.
§ Take responsibility to engage all relevant units. Work in an international team with distributed organizations. Develop and lead the right international skill set together with local business units and global service hubs.
§ The purpose of this role is to achieve fulfillment of service level agreements, quality improvement, customer satisfaction and cost reduction.
§ Success in this role is measured by customer satisfaction score, budget achievement, achieving partially quantitative project objectives and service level achievement.
ABOUT YOU - YOU HAVE:
§ A university degree, ideally in one of the following fields: computer science, business, management or engineering.
§ Minimum of 8 to 12 years track record in a large, multi-national Information Technology organization with an emphasis on operating data center and cross-location data center network services, including consulting services and conceptual design for highly complex global data center network installations.
§ Proven track record in a similar position, supported by management and customer references.
§ Successful engagement with customers, specifically senior management and IT management.
§ Broad knowledge of IT and telecommunication industry, market, trends, technologies and key players.
§ Strong knowledge of IT operations trends and market situation.
§ Excellent abilities in designing, delivering, maintaining and operating infrastructure services for global world-class organizations.
§ Strong capabilities and successful application of methods like PMI or similar project management, IT architecture, ITIL, quality management (e.g.: six sigma) and process management.
§ Strong track record of presenting to top management groups at board meetings or at conferences and not only as a speaker, but also as main facilitator.
§ Strong track record working in virtual settings across globally distributed teams.
§ Fluent English and German language skills.
§ Willingness to travel (internationally) on a frequent basis, i.e. on average 3 days per week.
PLACE OF WORK:
If you are interested in this position, please send me your CV (including your salary expectations) under: http://bit.ly/1WjZx7e