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Senior Construction Project Manager

 

Senior Construction Project Manager

  • JR-123861
  • Frankfurt
  • Construction
  • Full time
Senior Construction Project Manager

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed. 

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.  

This position is within the Global Design and Construction team (over 200no. people) who deliver over 70no. projects globally per year (in excess of $1B capex).

Overview:


Reports to our Germany Director for Construction & Project Management. 
Lead all aspects of data centre design & construction projects from project inception, through design, procurement, construction, commissioning and hand-over of an operating facility, that could include ground up construction, fit-outs, remodels, etc.


As the project lead that could be for several smaller projects or a single, extensive project, you will direct all partners, internal (Design, Procurement, Operations, Security and IT/Network, as well as external vendors comprising Contractors, design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers, etc.
Responsible for driving a safe, quality first culture, ensuring that all applicable codes, standards, and good construction practices are followed.


Ensuring that internal controls are in place at each step of the process through effective contract administration including generation, review, management, and monitoring of prime contracts, subcontracts, change orders, cost forecasts, and other pertinent documents and documentation.


Responsibilities:


Project Management

  • Leads and manages multiple, large construction projects.

  • Lead by example on safety, standards, and culture.

  • Manage and monitor project progress, quality and compliance with building regulations.

  • Provides guidance and project leadership including ground up construction, remodels, renovations, etc. 

  • Ensuring projects are meeting or exceeding company expectations

  • Overview and management of project risk registers.

Vendor Relations

  • Directs as many as 25+ external vendors per project comprising general contractors, A&E design teams, commissioning agents, equipment suppliers etc.

  • Significantly contributes to establishing and maintaining high value relationships

Training Programs

  • Contributes to identifying and developing training programs

  • Provides cross-functional training

Contract Administration

  • Contributes to developing and executing effective contract administration procedures including generation, review, and monitoring of prime contracts, subcontracts, change orders, cost forecasts, and other pertinent documents and documentation

  • Liaising with local authorities and relevant State agencies and departments.

  • Leadership

  • Mentors junior team members

  • Directs all internal and external project team members including internal Design, Procurement, Operations, Commercial and IT/Network support teams

  • Policy & Procedure Development

  • Significantly contributes to creating and maintaining best in class policies and procedures

  • Ensure project closure, handover and lessons learnt processes are established and implemented.

Qualifications:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent in construction, construction project management and /or Services engineering or with equivalent experience

  • Several years’ experience in project and construction management that will include critical Infrastructure for Datacentre

  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout EMEA

  • Proven experience of senior project management in a construction environment

  • Customer focus

  • Self-motivated and flexible

  • In-depth knowledge of German statutory regulations and industry best practice

  • Experienced in Construction procurement methodologies

  • Ability to manage FIDIC contracts in English. German language skills highly advantageous for this position.

  • MS Office including MS Project, Excel and Visio skills


What we offer


You will get the opportunity to leave your mark in a company that is growing quickly and still manages to keep a pioneer spirit.

Besides a competitive salary, Equinix offers you attractive benefits, regular company events and a company culture, that values dedication, respect and fun at work.


Do you want to learn more or apply? 


Please apply through our career web page (www.equinix.com/company/careers), so we can get back to you as soon as possible and let us know your notice period and salary expectations.

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