IT Infrastructure / Data Center Project Manager Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Synergy Professionals Africa

Job Title: IT Infrastructure / Data Center Project Manager

Contract Type: Contract/Permanent

Location: Addis Ababa

Salary: Negotiable with benefits

Start Date: Immediate

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Minimum Years of Experience: 5 years in similar position

We are looking for a well experienced IT Infrastructure / Data Center Project Manager with a minimum 5 years in similar position to plan growth and implementation of solutions for current and future Data Centers and IT Infrastructure projects in Ethiopia and beyond. Maintain Data Center and IT Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and recommend/implement solutions that will ensure company meets/maintains SLAs and also new projects. The IT Infrastructure / Data Center Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of datacenter and IT infrastructure projects including:


  1. Team build up, operational and logistical management
  2. HVAC, Power, Racking, Structured Cabling, Decorations etc.
  3. Data Center and IT Infrastructure design, Implementation & monitoring
  4. Material Sourcing and Logistical Operations
  5. Customer escalations / Customer Relationship Management
  6. Inventory Control/Management
  7. Developing project charters, plans, and budgets
  8. Managing multiple concurrent IT Infrastructure related projects
  9. Monitor and report project progress
  10. Evaluating and implementing Cloud and Virtualization options
  11. Contributes to technical feasibility in development of strategic plans
  12. Accountable for shaping the project to drive optimum delivery of outputs, including planning at the level appropriate to the complexity of the project, structuring and sequencing appropriate sets of tasks/activities.
  13. Effectively leads the project delivery team and oversees suppliers, dependencies, milestones, and risks and issues in accordance with standards and guidelines, as described in the operating model and delivery lifecycles



  1. Experience managing datacenter, cloud, and network infrastructure projects
  2. Ability to work high-volume fast paced projects
  3. Meets deadlines
  4. Strong communication skills (both written and spoken)
  5. Ability to work independently with limited supervision and prioritize workload
  6. Technical and business writing
  7. Working knowledge of different Project platforms
  8. Experience in leading project management and delivery
  9. Proven track record in delivering successful, complex IT projects with an element of business change
  10. Significant knowledge of project management principles, methods, techniques, tools and emerging trends.
  11. Proven track record in supplier management and commercial acumen
  12. Strong financial management skills including quality forecasting


The Data Center Manager qualifications;

  1. Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer related studies
  2. Minimum 5 years of management experience in IT Infrastructure and data center projects implementation
  3. Strong knowledge of IT & Data Centre infrastructure.
  4. Demonstrated management of technical team while providing vision and developing tactical goals.
  5. Ability to lead and manage third party IT support teams, understanding and enforcing contractual obligations, and managing both operational and financial aspects of a third party agreement.


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