Electrical Design Manager

Job Title: Electrical Design Manager
Contract Type: Freelance
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £500 - £600 per day + Accommodation, Flights, and Expenses
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JR66195_1524752952
Contact Name: Joe Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 26, 2018 15:29

Job Description

Electrical Design Manager

Remote work from home and European Travel

Rate: £500 - £600 a day

Contract: 12 months rolling

Job Ref: JR66195

A unique, exciting, and challenging opportunity to work client side for one of the world's largest technology firms in an Electrical Design Manager remit involved in some of Europe's largest Data Centre projects. The job will be a roaming position with travel across Europe to various sites as required, but with the majority of work being done remotely from home.

The role of the Electrical 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 Electrical 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 Electrical 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 an Electrical Design professional who has at least 3 years design experience on data centre projects and who also has experience working in an onsite delivery remit.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure that the design team is meeting all local codes and local 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.
  • The Data Centre Engineering team has SME's that are assigned to each project and also overall program SME's that the Design PM uses to drive technical decisions and track them.
  • Drive design meetings and provide continual input to optimise design and minimize unnecessary work.
  • 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.

Experience / Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years design experience with electrical bias.
  • Recent and multiple data centre design project experience is a must.
  • Must be able to review design documentation and to be able to represent electrical in design meetings with contractors/consultancy practices.
  • Must have experience in an onsite delivery remit. Applicants with a contractor background, but with experience in a client-facing role, will be well suited.
  • Must be able to roam Europe and offer flexibility to travel to meetings across Europe as and when the job demands.

To apply for this opportunity or to find out about other Electrical Design Manager opportunities in the Data Centre sector please call Joe Raymond on 01189 522240 at Project Resource or email

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