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Account Manager (Defence)

About us:

Established in 2007, CDC Data Centres is Australia’s leading operator of sovereign, secure, world-class data centre facilities.

Headquartered in Canberra with multiple facilities in the ACT, NSW and New Zealand, CDC’s diversified operations provide secure data centre configurations that support co-location, containerised and hyperscale compute environments with all campuses interconnected with high-speed carrier grade networks.

At CDC we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow the world’s best data centre team.

Our people are responsive, innovative and trusted in supporting our customers. Together, we configure the landscape to meet the security, reliability, connectivity and sustainability needs for today and tomorrow.

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to lead a collaborative team to manage CDC Data Centres Client engagement. You will retain, grow and provide exceptional customer experience and ensure sustainable relationships are built. This role is pivotal in connecting with our customers stretching from strategy to execution, working with the lead external stakeholders.  

Other responsibilities for this team include: 

  • Account Management of specific clients and partners – primarily Defence 
  • Develop company policies and procedures to systemize the delivery of specific contracts. 
  • Responsible for client reporting and contract compliance. 
  • Co-ordination and management of various employees and additional data centres 
  • Responsibility for the delivery of contracts against any required KPI’s. 
  • Oversee co-ordination of maintenance contracts as required. 
  • Deliver the revenue and expense budget objectives 
  • Contribute to the broader CDC team financial and operational objectives 

About You:

  • You will have existing relationships within Defence and Defence Industry and the ability to build relationships and develop an understanding of internal and external customer needs.
  • You will have a proven track record of managing accounts for Federal Government.
  • You will possess a good understanding of Defence and Defence operations
  • You will possess a good understanding of data centres operations.
  • You will have successful project management experience.
  • You will have a proven track record of managing successful Teams.
  • Ability to work remotely, a team player, who possesses excellent communication skills. 


  • Understanding of ITIL Incident, Change, Capacity, Problem and Configuration Management.
  • Degree &/or Diploma in IT or DCIM related course
  • NV1 security clearance
  • Project Management related course


Australian citizenship and ability to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance

Application Process

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a vital role in a fast-growing Australian technology company and be part of our amazing team, please email your resume and cover letter to


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