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Senior Technical Project Manager

  Sagereistrasse 33/35, Zurich

Your role

The purpose of this role is to develop and maintain a team of specialists which ensures a safe and disruption-free execution of life cycle projects within operational data centers, while taking accountability for the current and next year budget preparation and execution. This role participates actively in the management, co-ordination, and facilitation of operational technical infrastructure-projects within the country.

By using project and programme management tools the Senior Technical Project Manager will ensure projects are executed to the highest standards, delivered on time, and within the approved budget. He/she will regularly report project status and business risks to key stakeholders. The Senior Technical Project Manager will work closely with our suppliers to enhance our relationship and ensure better buying power. He/she will also provide a standard approach to project structure, documentation, and delivery across the country.



Your profile

  • Electrical Engineering and / or Mechanical and / or Cooling Engineering or relevant discipline background
  • Minimum of 5 years proven project management experience in either an M&E, Construction, or critical engineering environment
  • Proven experience of running multiple, concurrent projects
  • At least 3 years track record in building strong, successful technical teams
  • Knowledge of local codes and regulations is a distinct advantage
  • Ability to assess electrical and mechanical capacity to make informed decisions  
  • Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment 
  • Possess complete understanding and working knowledge of all infrastructure system operations at the Data Center Facility  
  • Ability to read commercial building blueprints and understand electrical single lines and schematics 
  • Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Strong Technical Writing skills and experience; as well as, coordinating, creation of MOP/SOPs for critical facilities equipment, including supporting new systems and researching technical requirements
  • Commercial awareness
  • Broad understanding of construction Health and Safety law and legislation
  • Expert technical level with broad knowledge of the Data Centre infrastructure
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Business standard of written and verbal literacy in German and English (both C1 level) as well as above average numeracy skills
  • Courage to challenge status quo
  • What we can offer you

Lively, open team structures, flat hierarchies and a buddy system for quick familiarization. Permanent employment with flexible working hours and extensive social benefits (pension scheme etc.). Personal development prospects in an internationally active, rapidly growing company. Free drinks, fresh fruit every week, team events and further education opportunities for personal / team development, as well as employee events (e.g. Christmas parties).


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Interxion is small enough to adapt quickly to the rapidly changing digital world and large enough to work with some of the world's leading companies. We are also growing fast, so this is a great time to join our company and help shape our future. Please apply by clicking the "Apply Now" button. You will be directed to our application management system to create an account. This allows us to manage your application and store your personal data in accordance with our privacy policy.

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