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Design Manager

Requisition ID: 58192

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans Data Centers are seeking to appoint a Design Manager, to support our growing Data Centre business.

We are committed to providing cutting edge solutions for our clients Data Center facilities and are recruitment a Design Manager to join our innovative team in projects based in the UK. The Design Manager will be focused on the management of design and technical support services to our data center projects and will support the teams in the resolution of design related issues in a timely manner, ensuring there are no delays to the construction and fit-out process.

What you will deliver?

  • Take full responsibility for the design coordination within the project.
  • Liaise with the client to establish information flow and platforms to be utilised.
  • Work with the programmers to establish timelines and take responsibility for the production and control of the design programme and report against it.
  • Manage the uploading of the design information in a timely manner.
  • Monitor the Design management tools to ensure all information is available and is in the correct location.
  • Organise, control and manage the design team meeting with the client and their teams.
  • Identify and manage risk from drawings, specifications, programme and procurement.
  • Identify problems and offer solutions.
  • Assist in ensuring that work is carried out in full conformance with quality, environmental and safety standards.

What we can offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 4 times annual salary
  • Company Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalised support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Experience working with a main contractor or large subcontractor.
  • Background in Electrical/Mechanical or Construction design.
  • In-depth knowledge of the design and construction process.
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively problem solve with the ability to effectively manage risk.
  • Be self-motivated, with proven organisational ability and the drive to meet deadlines.
  • Customer focused with the ability to communicate effectively with clients.
  • Attention to Health and Safety matters.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Experience in the data centres sector is desirable.

Who are we?

We are a strategic data center partner delivering every aspect of general contractor design, build, and commissioning for major data centers across Europe to provide new build, fit-out, complex retrofit, and upgrade through one point of contact.

Leveraging decades of experience with Bouygues Energies & Services and Equans in data centers, we deliver to every aspect of client needs through sustainability, health and safety, and wider engineering considerations. At Equans Data Centers, we’re unique in our ability to bring clients complete in-house expertise across many facets of consulting, architecture, construction, and engineering. We are a true combination of global standardisation and local on-the-ground expert teams in every key European country to ensure the right level of localisation. We have total control of our supply chain, with the robustness of a global and European leader in construction behind us. And our most highly qualified and expert teams are focused on client success above all.

This enables us to deliver data centers with the best possible quality, speed to delivery, and high repeatability and scalability – to realise client needs for cost transparency, low risk, continual availability, innovation, and certainty of planning and outcomes.

With more than 1,200 highly skilled employees, across 8 European countries, Equans has delivered over 300,000m2 of data halls, exceeding 500MW of IT space for major Data Centers providers such as VIRTUS Data Centers, Digital Reality, Equinix, Vantage Data Centers, Stack Infrastructure, Cloud HQ and many others.

Equans Data Centers is positioned to meet and exceed the increasingly demanding planning and capacity needs of hyperscaler and colocation businesses across Europe.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.