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Design Director

  1. London
London
  1. Contract
Competitive
  1. Data Centres
25-09-2023
31921

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Design Director – Data Centres – London/Hybrid

This is your opportunity to work for a global data centre operator that has been recognised for as one of fastest growing and well-known groups in the industry.

Having received significant investment, this established data centre group is in their next phase of growth and require the expertise of a Design Director. They have established partnerships with many of the well-known technology powerhouses and tailor to their development to their client's requirements.  

Responsibilities 
  • Conduct weekly meetings with design teams to provide feedback and assist in addressing concerns and removing roadblocks. 
  • Provide technical documentation, answers, and validation to client RFPs. 
  • Report on Design progress, quality and CAPEX & OPEX saving opportunities. 
  • Support the New Site Development teams with data centre design Scope of Works, Design Deliverables, Project Charter creation and implementation, and CA (Contract Administration) Scope of Works, 
  • Enforce and pursue coordination between internal engineering teams across all disciplines to ensure products delivered to Operations are streamlined and optimised to meet the needs of the business across all functions, inclusive of As-builds and training. 
  • Support the procurement teams with OFCI/CFCI tender package preparation, proposals review, awarding, SoW and submittals validation 
  • Support the construction teams with data centre commissioning for new and retrofitted data centres. 
  • Provide and review detailed workflows for change management activities. 
  • Conduct Lessons Learned meetings to provide feedback and assist in implementation on other projects or regions. 
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to data centre related emergencies. 
  • Attend project design team meetings and interface with various team members. 
  • Project coordination and commissioning support. 
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience 
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or similar technical field from an accredited university or college. 
  • Accredited engineering credentials preferred (Chartered / Professional Engineer). 
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in data center design management, engineering management, or equivalent managerial positions. 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in data center design and construction. 
  • Strong understanding of Revit, BIM, and Navisworks environments. 
  • Proficiency in critical cooling infrastructure and critical power infrastructure within a data centre project. 
  • Familiarity with building and fire codes ordinances. 
If this role is of interest to you, please apply now!



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