Current opportunities with Ark Data Centres.

Cody Park Assistant Campus Manager

Location: Cody Park, Farnborough
Posted: 19th June 2020

Job Purpose

  • To support and assist Ark’s Campus Manager in delivering a variety of operational activities that are required to maintain the standards on campus.
  • To co-ordinate health and safety support on campus.
  • To provide support to Ark teams in delivering the services required by those working on or visiting the campus.
  • To assist in the scheduling and coordination of the CBRE building maintenance staff, prioritising them as required by Ark.
  • To assist in the scheduling and coordination of the cleaning teams, prioritising them as required by Ark.
  • To ensure that all ‘front of house’ and ‘housekeeping activities’ run smoothly, developing the working practices that prioritise the clients’ expectations of the aesthetic standards of Ark.
  • To manage the upkeep, appearance and performance of the campus.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Working as a part of the campus team, to deliver the day to day co-ordination of campus operations as instructed by the campus manager, working closely with the Ark teams.
  • To conduct work in accordance with established procedures, regulations and associated policies.
  • Self-motivated with an attention to detail of the cosmetic and functional aspects of campus and building management.
  • To maintain the standards of the campus without negatively impacting the clients on-site or the operation of the datacentres.
  • To co-ordinate the statutory H&S activities on campus, working within safe systems of work
  • To deputise for the H&S and campus manager during any periods of absences
  • To maintain the standards of cleaning services through audits and walk around inspections
  • Ensure that the offices, meeting rooms and admin areas are maintained and provide the services expected
  • Perform scheduled routine building inspections throughout the campus, reporting on general facilities standards and functions along with the statutory operations of the building
  • Maintain the annual programme of campus inspections and condition reports
  • Undertake operational duties as assigned or those duties arising in relation to emergency tasks
  • Identify and report the need for repairs, sourcing a supplier when required.
  • Identify any Hazards or additional risks and report these to the Campus Manager
  • Work closely with all other teams across the campus

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Education and Experience Required:
    • Ability to communicate well with all members of staff and client teams
    • Attention to detail with a pride in doing it right first time
    • GCSE level qualified or relevant experience
  • Industry Knowledge
    • General building/housekeeping knowledge
    • Knowledge of the requirements of health and safety
    • Basic understanding of facilities management and/or datacentres
    • Knowledge of the elements required to deliver campus operations
  • Organisation
    • Ability to maintain schedules and reports across the campus
    • Ability to maintain records of inspections and tracking any improvements agreed
    • Develop working relationships across Ark that are essential to the effective delivery of day-to-day campus operations.
    • Work with and assist clients in providing contracted and ad-hoc managed services.
  • Technology
    • MS Office suite
    • Use of Incident and change management tools
  • Company Knowledge
    • A basic level of understanding of Ark and datacentres

Additional Requirements

  • Essential
    • Ability to achieve SC Clearance
    • Ability to work as a team
    • Effective communication skills
    • Effective organisational skills
  • Desirable but not essential
    • An inquisitive nature and willingness to learn and to get involved in the practical elements of the day to day operations of the campus

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