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AECOM Data Centre Technical Director in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , London - UK

Job Summary

Data Centre Technical Director – Mechanical

Working in our Data Centres Market Sector, you will be an ambassador in the data centre community externally across EMEA and internally within AECOM Europe and globally. With experience in technical delivery of data centre projects for tech firms and a strong track record in tech firm business development you will lead a team of technical experts across the UK and work closely with our global colleagues in the Data Centre sector.

Due to the continued successful growth and expansion of our Technology / Data Centre Sector, we are looking for an experienced leader, Mechanical Director with a proven track record in project delivery, work winning, client management and team development. This role will be pivotal in maintaining and growing the position of AECOM as an established player in the Hyperscale and Co-location segments of the Data Centre market both in EMEA and Globally. Being a major contributor to Thought Leadership and the strategic objectives of the Sector.

The role will suit someone looking to develop their career with a company that is undergoing exciting growth in this Sector and that offer clients both single discipline and multi-disciplinary offers.

  • Lead and develop the growing and expanding Data Centre team

  • Provide management, leadership and a strong grounding in engineering & technical skills in the Data centre sector.

  • Ensure projects achieve their required results, deliverables are full developed and meet the needs our all our diverse clients

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and skilled sector engineering judgment in solving problems.

  • Determine project deliverables, objectives and requirements, organise schedules, manage teams and resources and develop Standards, Quality and guidelines for the Data Centre Mechanical sector

  • Provide a full oversight into our EMEA DC Sector technical delivery strategy to include: setting standards, benchmarks mentoring and coaching the team, transference of skills and knowledge

  • Work Winning and Business Development – leveraging a strong pipeline of opportunities with existing and new clients to provide MEP solutions within the DC Sector

  • Provide programme management expertise and commercial oversight for major projects to ensure integrated teams’ delivery commitments are met

  • Monitors project risk and risk mitigation strategy project KPIs and assists in resolution of issues or deviations

  • Provide a seamless, consistent, co-ordinated and on time delivery of all Mechanical services across the region

  • Fully partner with our clients to fully understand their business, organisation structure and culture, being proactive to their needs and market changes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong career background in the delivery of Mechanical project work across Data Centres and Mission Critical Environments.

  • Proven experience of leading DC project work streams in UK & preferably across EMEA.

  • Demonstrable client facing and work winning experience.

  • Able to demonstrate excellent team leadership and development capability.

  • Detailed Knowledge of Mechanical design, engineering practices, techniques and procedures for Data Centres and how it ultimately interfaces with the client.

  • Strong commercial acumen and experience in managing project financials.

  • Ability to communicate internally and externally through excellent written and verbal skills

  • A good financial understanding of projects and the requirements needed to ensure the success of a Project

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) with CIBSE or equivalent institute.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249638BR

Additional Locations ES - Madrid - C/Alfonso XII, IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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