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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.
This is an opportunity to join Equinix and be part of our exciting growth across the Asia-Pacific region. We are looking for a Senior Commercial Manager to join our APAC team based in Singapore. You will report directly to the Sen Director, Commercial Management, Asia-Pacific.
The primary focus of the role is commercial management oversight across Equinix’s portfolio of major expansion construction projects throughout Asia-Pacific. The position works in a small team of Commercial Managers and works closely with other internal project teams of varying levels of seniority.
You will be supporting the strategic and day-to-day priorities of the Commercial Management team, specifically focused to drive down construction costs, providing assurance against internal financial controls and reporting processes and helping manage all major contract risks.
Oversee the preparation of budgets including detailed cost modeling, benchmarking analysis, and presentation of this to senior management.
Monitor adherence against budget throughout the project lifespan including cost checks and reviews, value engineering, cost-saving initiatives, and evaluation of alternates.
Provide guidance and assist with the orderly development of requests for proposal leading into procurement for design services agreements, owner furnished equipment, and general contractor services agreements.
Oversee and provide guidance on commercial change management and change evaluation efforts on all projects.
Advise and intervene appropriately to resolve major contractual claims and disputes as they arise.
Review analytics for project portfolio cash flow and earn value analysis.
Monitor the financial close-out on all projects including settlement of all vendors.
Proactively lead all commercial risk management efforts including commercial audits, contingency analyses, risk identification, analyses, and management training.
Review project cost reports and carry out regular reviews of these with senior management.
Oversee the adherence again company expenditure limits.
Report status, successes, challenges, and key activities to senior management.
Develop, manage and be accountable for the achievement of key commercial metrics.
Drive continuous improvement initiatives and develop best practices.
Train and develop in-house teams on commercial controls and requirements best practices.
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor's degree in construction, business, financial or related field.
7+ years experience in a related function.
Preferably RICS accreditation.
Must be detail orientated, with accurate input and proofreading skills.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Must have strong business acumen.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must have a strong sense of accountability, ownership, and urgency.
Must have strong computer skills, particularly with Excel.
Preferred to have experience in construction as client/developer/consultant.
Preferred to have mission-critical/data center experience.
Preferred to have proven negotiation skills.
Preferred to have the ability to draft contract language.
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