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Why Datum?

We provide enterprise grade colocation from our state-of-the-art data centres strategically positioned in the two most economically active regions of the UK – the south east and the north west.

Together with the services provided by our ecosystem of partners, our facilities enable our clients to build flexible, scalable colocation solutions that optimise business performance.

Our colocation provides a platform for our enterprise clients to consolidate and transform their IT estate and workloads, and we are the perfect partner for IT service providers of all specialities who need a data centre provider on which they can rely in order to effectively deliver their solution, support their clients and grow their business. As such, we are trusted by an impressive and growing client list of organisations from the private and public sectors, serving vertical markets from finance and insurance through to IT security services, defence, and engineering, and including companies from the FTSE 250 and Fortune 500.

We are a growing and ambitious company and need a great team to help drive our strategy. We work closely with our clients to design the colocation solution that perfectly meets their needs, so we rely heavily on our team to provide the very best in client service.

Current vacancies

We are a growing company and, as such, we frequently have requirements for new recruits. These offer a fantastic opportunity for driven professionals to become part of our dynamic and innovative workforce. Whether your skills lie in operations, management, sales or support, if you are passionate about being part of a team that is committed to offering the very best client service, then we encourage you to apply for one of our exciting job vacancies when they become available.

  • Executive Support / General Office Support — Manchester

    Role and responsibilities

    Location: Regional Manchester office (MCR1).

    Contract: Permanent / Part Time.

    Salary: £25,000-£30,000 (pro rata) + Performance related bonus.

    Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the successful applicant will perform a variety of administrative tasks and support our company’s senior-level managers. The role involves contributing to the efficiency of our business by providing professional and timely support, while being passionate about delivering a great workplace experience for our directors and wider team, in a way that meets the needs of the company and is aligned with our culture and values.

    • Create an exceptional workplace experience.
    • Act as a professional point of contact among directors, managers and all team members.
    • Manage information flow in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Provide support for HR-related admin tasks, including on-boarding and off-boarding.
    • Maintain and update HR records and HR support system.
    • Provide monthly payroll and overtime reports.
    • Support with the planning and execution of company events and any offsite activities.
    • Setup, coordinate and prepare agendas for meetings.
    • Take minutes during meetings.
    • Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence.
    • Organise and maintain office related supplies and operations.
    • Support ad hoc projects related to compliance, facilities management, or office moves.

    The ideal candidate

    This role would suit someone who cares about the people they support, along with a strong passion for enhancing the overall workplace experience.

    The ideal candidate should have previous experience working in an Executive Assistant and Office Management or related position and possess the following skills:

    • Resourceful, dependable, and trustworthy.
    • Maintains confidentiality with all entrusted information.
    • Strong organisational and planning skills.
    • Excellent time management.
    • An enthusiastic communication style, both verbal and written; you will need to be able to communicate well at all levels.
    • Proficient IT skills and proficiency in MS Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
    • The ability to work on own initiative and prioritise tasks.

    Benefits

    • Company pension
    • Life insurance
    • Private medical insurance
    • EV Electric car scheme
    • Employee referral scheme
    • 25 days holiday Plus Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)
    • One day Annual Leave on Birthday
    • On-site parking
    • Breakfast and snacks

    This list is not exhaustive.

    How to apply

    If you think you would be suited to this role and are excited by the opportunity of joining a rapidly growing pure play retail colocation business, then we would love to hear from you.

    Please submit your CV and covering letter to info@datum.co.uk to be considered for this role. We will contact applicants to let them know whether they are being invited for interview.

Ready for a new challenge?

If you’re interested in joining our team, whether it be in a technical role, service or account manager, sales or marketing, then get in touch with our HR department.  

We’d love to hear from you.