UBS Financial Services Head of Mission Critical Facilities for Switzerland in Zürich, Switzerland

Your role:

Can you establish and lead Mission Critical Facilities [i.e., power and cooling infrastructure] across our core locations in Switzerland as part of a global team? Do you have strong infrastructure experience in a major global data center environment?

We’re looking for someone to be based in Zurich who can:

•lead the overall operation of critical power and cooling infrastructure systems, engineering personnel, vendors and professional services

•have oversight of Mission Critical Facilities operations managers in the development, implementation and compliance of policies, maintenance procedures, operational stability of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, life/safety and energy management systems

•work with stakeholders and business leaders including the global Mission Critical Facilities Lead, regional Group Corporate Service Head, and senior IT Managers as part of day-to-day business

•take the lead for operational stability in the critical infrastructure estate within the Swiss region

•drive relationship management with Integrated Facilities Management [IFM] service provider for Mission Critical Facilities-related programs

•collaborate with IT to drive the coordinating response, escalation and restoration of service after business-impacting incidents

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

Mission Critical Facilities [MCF] is a collaborative team within Group Corporate Services [GCS] who manage power and cooling operations, infrastructure and technology in UBS's critical data centres and office facilities. For data centres, UBS defines GT as Business Owner and GCS as Service Provider, so MCF is a highly collaborative global function.

Your expertise:

You have:

•strong infrastructure experience in major global data center environments, preferably with time spent in world-class financial services firms

•detailed working knowledge of power and cooling infrastructure management, related project design and execution within a sophisticated 24x7 business continuity framework

•understanding of best practices for owned data centers and those managed through global co-location agreements

•strong collaborative skills with stakeholders including IT and lines of business, driving consensus and challenging constructively

•demonstrated experience in information / engineering management or closely related experience

•excellent analytical, verbal and presentation skills required for interaction with senior managers

•the ability to execute on a wide range of programs from start to finish, meeting critical deadlines

•excellent people skills and the ability to build, retain and motivate high caliber teams

•German language skills would be a decided \"plus\"

•undergraduate degree in business with master's degree preferred

You are:

•flexible to travel internationally to other corporate facilities as needed

•accustomed to working off-hours and weekends as needed

•self-motivated with the highest levels of integrity

•able to manage and drive multiple and complex projects at any given time

•adept at maintaining strong strategic relationships with senior stakeholders

•flexible and pragmatic

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 179882BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Head of Mission Critical Facilities for Switzerland

City: Zürich

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Switzerland - Zürich

Function Category: Corporate services, infrastructure and facilities