Airtel Zambia
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Data Center Manager

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VACANCY : Data Center Manager

LEVEL : Senior Manager



To Lead Electrical Engineering for Hyper scale Data Center.


• Ensuring effective process for preventive and fault management is in place.

• Ensuring space and power allocation for Internal and External Customers is adhered to.

• Ensuring adequate Infrastructure Planning for Data Centre and Mobile Switching Centres (MSCs).

• Ensuring adequate Power planning based on Business requirement and future growth.

• Designing electrical systems for Hyperscale Data Centres meeting the Telecommunications Industry Association-942-Standards.

• Designing end to end cost effective redundancy system with concurrent maintainability.

• Ensuring adequate gap analysis and revamp planning.

• Ensuring adequate safety and method of deployment planning.

• Monitoring and delivering all key Environment Health Safety and Occupational Health Safety Assessment compliance.

• Ensuring Governance on PPE usage.

• Ensuring compliance on risk assessment, mitigation plans Emergency plans.

• Ensuring statutory compliance including fire and safety compliance.

• Ensuring the timely preparation and review of Electrical Drawings.

• Prepare Scope of work.

• Preparation of partner neutral Specifications, Scope of work and Bill of quantities.


Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills:

• Technically Qualified Graduate Engineer (Preferably Electrical).

Relevant Experience:

• Minimum 10 years’ overall experience planning in Passive Infra equipment for large technical sites/Data Center/Mobile Switching Centers measuring 2000+sqft white space.

• 2 years’ experience working in Deployment.

• 7 years’ experience working in Operations.

• 1 year experience working in Acceptance/ Auditing.

• Demonstrated experience working on Passive Infra equipment i.e. High Tension HT -Transformer, Low Tension LT Panels of 4000A plus, Diesel Generators of 1000kVA Plus, Precision Air-conditioners, DC Power Supply Systems of 2000A plus, UPSs of 100kVA plus, Electrical distribution system, Grounding, and lightening systems.

• False floors, Floor loading understanding.

• Fire Suppression and Detection system and Integrated Building Management System.

• Managing multivendor on outsource model.


• Highly analytical

• Strong Organizational & Motivational Skills.

• Motivational Leadership skills / Driving Ability.

• Inculcating innovation & facilitating change management.

• Strong Inter Group Communication and Interpersonal skills.

• Deep Technical knowhow of Passive Infra structure equipment (Large and small)

• Demonstrating and convincing skills

• Adaptive

• Team players

Application deadline
11 Jan 15:00
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