Head of Enterprise Data Centre (Migration)

Head of Enterprise Data Centre (Migration)

Job Title: Head of Enterprise Data Centre (Migration)
Contract Type: Perm
Location: Hong Kong Island
Reference: 1671
Contact Name: Mary Delfin
Job Published: March 25, 2020 17:14

Job Description

Our client is a large Blue-Chip Enterprise, with an extremely large and complex technology footprint. They are seeking a Senior Programme Director who will assume the role of Head of Data Centres and help manage an extremely complex data centre migration, which will allow the organisation to implement and test next gen state-of-the-art infrastructure and application resiliency capabilities.

The ideal candidate extensive knowledge in designing and implementing command and control framework for migration, testing and decommissioning entire application infrastructures.


Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Manage complex data centre migration programme across multiple locations
  • Schedule and execute projects for various-sized enterprise clients (infrastructure, storage, network, server and IT appliances, etc.)
  • Engage with the team responsible for the physical construction to ensure that the physical build and handover meet the specifications of the IT department
  • Effectively identify, mitigate and manage risks associated with the program
  • Manage the process with a deep understanding of risk mitigation and chain of custody for physical servers
  • Develop, utilize, and manage a repeatable, scalable, and defined process to move existing applications to the new data centre
  • Manage budgets
  • Report on status to C-Level stakeholders

Requirements of the Role:

  • University degree holder in Information Technology, or related disciplines
  • At least 10 years of work experience programme delivery
  • Proven experience in multiple data centre builds and migrations for large MNC’s
  • Proven expertise managing “current state” to “future state” infrastructure with a focus on application, workload migrations including cloud
  • Strong understanding of program management methodology (PRINCE/PMBOK etc.) with a demonstrated understanding of ‘risk-based approach’ to Project management
  • Demonstrate a proactive working attitude to achieve common goals with good influential and negotiation skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills with proven success in leading multi-functional initiatives across technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Excellent business and financial acumen
  • Project management certification (PMP and/or Agile/Scrum Master) is required
  • Proficiency in Cantonese and Putonghua (written and spoken) is an advantage

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV in Word Format to and put “Head of Data Centre Migration” in the Subject Heading.


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