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Ref: #57175

Design Manager – 6 months+ – Zurich OR Frankfurt

  • Practice Cloud & Infrastructure

  • Technologies Infrastructure & Cloud

  • Location Frankfurt, Germany

  • Type Contract

Design Manager - 6 months+ - Zurich OR Frankfurt

For a leading Data Center client we are looking for several Design Managers for a 6-12 month contract in Zurich or Frankfurt.

You will be required onsite in either location 4-5 days per week!

 The Role
  • Lead the development, review, maintenance, and enhancement of design packages, standards, and specifications to ensure consistent, reliable systems.
  • Project oversight, Process improvement (develop and enhance design, procurement, construction processes) and quality assurance. Ensure alignment of OFCI design with executed design within the region.
  • Stakeholder management and team leadership: lead technical meetings and offering support to Sales and Solutions Engineering, Customer experience, Development Delivery, and Operations.
  • Provide regular, detailed updates on design progress, risks, blockers, changes, and priorities
  • Procurement and vendor management: Support procurement and regional project lead and oversee the selection of local partners for design development, contract oversight.
  • Conduct regular meetings with design teams and create a culture of continuous improvement 
  • Technical interface and design: Utilize your technical expertise to interface with the final customer, ensuring compliance with project requirements, codes, and specifications.
  • Coordination and Integration and change management and support of processes. Ensuring its effective implementation for all engineering functions and disciplines including but not limited to CSA, M&E, BMS, security, ICT, and Data Module fit out.
  • Provide comprehensive reporting to development delivery leadership, highlighting the performance and impact of implemented changes.
Your Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or similar technical field, from an accredited university or college
  • 3+ years of experience in data center design management or equivalent managerial positions required, 5+ years preferred
  • Data Center experience is preferred - or mission critical
  • Experience in Switzerland/Germany construction markets is preferred
  • Working knowledge of critical cooling infrastructure and critical power infrastructure data center project
  • Working knowledge of building and fire codes ordinances
If you are interested please apply with your latest CV and the best number to reach you on. Chloe.carr@next-ventures.com
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