Site Manager - Data Centre EMEA

Location Amsterdam
Sector: Data Centre, Management
Job type: Permanent
Rate / Salary: £40K - £45K + OT + £5K Car Allowance
Contact name: Cobus Swanepoel

Contact email:
Job ref: PROF_10724
Published: about 1 month ago
Start date: ASAP

Position:Site Manager

Reports to:Operations Manager



Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Site Manager will take full responsibility for the completion of small to medium sized cabling projects or an element of a large project under the control of a Project Manager. The position will be site based as required.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee a team of supervisors and engineers to ensure all cable installations are installed to specification, on time and meet Company and Manufacturers quality standards.

  • Ensure all current Health & Safety requirements are met, carrying out Risk Assessments, drafting method statements and ensuring all H&S procedures are followed.

  • Ensure stock is managed in a cost effective manner and that there are sufficient materials available at all times to ensure efficient installation.

  • Order materials as required.

  • Compile progress reports as required and / or provide information in a logical format to the Project Manager

  • Carry out quality checks on all works carried out by the cabling engineers and ensure all required Quality Standards are met.

  • Read and understand all site drawings, update ‘as and when’ when work is completed.

  • Attend and document client meetings and ensure all required actions are carried out in a timely manner.

  • Compile process and produce documentation as required to meet company and client standards.

  • Draw up patching schedules and ensure timely implementation of any patching requirements.

  • Ensure all required installations are documented as specified.

  • Draw up Operations and Maintenance manuals as required.

  • As and when required assist in any urgent installation works.

  • Ensure that project profitability is maximised at all times.



  • Manage and motivate engineers

  • Enthusiastic and dynamic personality

  • Work well under pressure able to deal with high work load

  • A good level of Microsoft knowledge including Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Good communication skills both written and oral

  • Be able to communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and requirements

  • Preferred but not Essential

  • Experience of Sage Line 500


  • Project completed on time, and according to programme.

  • Quality of installation (100% snag free)

  • Client satisfaction

  • Quality & completeness of documentation.

  • Adherence to policies and procedures

  • Health & Safety



Project StaffCompany Customers

DesignCompany Suppliers

HR3rd Party Customers

Procurement Consultant Organizations

Warehouse Manufactures



  • Minimum 3 years working in the IT Industry

  • A good understanding of cabling installation practices

  • Ability to organise teams on a project.

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent people management and leadership skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Integrity

  • Flexible approach to work and job duties

  • Approachable

  • Team player

  • Proactive management style

  • Innovative thinker

  • Computer literate

  • Use of Microsoft products, Word and Excel, PowerPoint and project

  • Good inter-personal skills

  • Good communication skills both written and oral

  • Enthusiastic and dynamic personality

Professional Competencies

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the IT Industry

  • Good customer service skills

  • A good understanding of cabling installation practices

  • Ownership of problems and sound judgement

  • Customer focus