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Design Manager

Positons in Singapore and Taiwan

A unique, exciting, and challenging opportunity to work client side for one of the world's largest technology firms in a Design Manager remit involved in some of the world's largest Data Centre projects.

The role of the Design Manager will be to sit within the Design Execution team and will be part of the overall capacity fulfilment team. The role of the Design Manager is to oversee the development of individual data centre design packages including the permit packages, specifications, technical evaluations and construction drawings on time and on budget. The Design Manager is also responsible for identifying technical challenges and working to drive solutions, develop mitigation strategies, and develop cost and schedule for such.

The client seeks a design professional who has recent design experience on data centre projects in addition to seeking construction experience either gained in an onsite delivery remit or site experience gained in a mechanical design role whilst working for a Design & Build contractor or consultancy.

Main Duties of the Design Manager:

The Design Manager:

  • Ensure that the design team is meeting all standards and requirements
  • Localising the design into a site specific building design for all disciplines, developing an execution strategy, and turning over to the delivery team for construction.
  • The team consists of design managers that are responsible for 1-2 full, site specific projects from concept to 100% design.
  • The team works to take the model cost and schedule and localise based on early design due diligence. This is then turned over to delivery.
  • Drive design meetings and provide continual input to optimise design.
  • Assist in developing Design Delivery Schedule along with the delivery Project Managers, Designers and consultants.
  • Develop comprehensive scope-of-work and contract document deliverables list for each related discipline.
  • Negotiate scope-of-work, deliverables and price with consulting firms.
  • Hold ultimate responsibility for full review and sign off of mechanical designs submitted by approved consultants.

Experience / Skills Require of the Design Manager:

The Design Manager:

  • Recent and multiple data centre design project experience is a must.
  • Must be able to comprehensively review design specification for all disciplines within a Data Centre environment.
  • Must have experience in onsite delivery/construction, or site experience gained in a design role working for a Design & Build contractor or consultancy

To Apply:

To apply for this opportunity or to find out about other Design Manager opportunities in the Data Centre sector please call Joe Raymond on 01189 522240 at Project Resource or email j.raymond@project-resource.co.uk

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