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Senior Director, Commercial Management

 

Senior Director, Commercial Management

  • JR-131593
  • Paris
  • Dublin
  • Amsterdam
  • London

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  • Construction
  • Full time
Senior Director, Commercial Management

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 245+ 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+ quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,000+ networks and 3,000 cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.  

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. 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).

Due to the nature of the role and responsibilities. This role can be based out of any of Equinix's major office locations across EMEA.

Job Summary

The Senior Director, Commercial Management is responsible for commercial management oversight across Equinix’s portfolio major expansion construction projects throughout the region. They provide strategic and day-to-day leadership specifically focused to drive down construction costs, provide assurance against internal financial controls and reporting processes and help manage all major contract risks. The role also includes program management of the wider design and construction function as it relates to preparing business cases for approval. 

Responsibilities

Construction Projects

  • Provides strategic oversight for the planning and monitoring of construction projects from start to completion

  • Monitors the financial close-out on all projects including settlement of all vendors

  • Reports status, successes, challenges and key activities to senior management

  • Develops, manages and is accountable for achievement of key commercial metrics

  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives and develops best practices

  • Ensures correct level of professional cost management resources are identified, engaged and managed on all regional construction projects

  • Provides cost management advice and support

  • Oversees and provides guidance on commercial change management and change evaluation efforts on all projects

Budget & Reporting

  • Oversees the preparation of budgets (including detailed cost modeling and benchmarking analysis) and presents to senior management

  • Monitors adherence against budget throughout the project lifespan, including cost checks and reviews, value engineering and cost saving initiatives and evaluation of alternates

  • Review analytics for project portfolio cash flow and earned value analysis

  • Reviews project cost reports and carries out regular reviews of these with senior management

  • Acts as a stage gate approver of budgets prior to executive approval

  • Oversees the adherence against company expenditure limits

Procurement

  • Provides guidance and assists with the orderly development of requests for proposal leading into procurement for design services agreements, owner furnished equipment and general contractor services agreements

  • Guides the overall contracting strategy and signing off of construction contracts

Contracts

  • Guides contract policy and ensuring audit compliance

  • Advises and intervenes appropriately to resolve major contractual claims and disputes as they arise

Risk Management

  • Sets out risk management policy and auditing compliance

  • Pro-actively leads all commercial risk management efforts including commercial audits, contingency analyses, risk identification and analyses and management training

Collaboration

  • Drives global coordination when developing strategies with corporate development, legal, company management, while also managing internal key stakeholders

People Management

  • Directly manages a team of Commercial Managers and works closely with other internal project teams of varying levels of seniority

  • Manages the regional Commercial Management team to perform as industry-leading function

  • Trains and develops in-house teams on commercial controls and best practices

Qualifications

  • Extensive professional experience ideally in data center or mission critical system design and construction and costing

  • Bachelor's degree in construction, business, financial or related field preferred

  • RICS Accreditation preferred

  • Royal Institute Chartered Surveyor

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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