Design Project Manager

England, London
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
08 Oct 2020
22 Oct 2020
Joseph Park
Contract Type

A newly created Design Project Manager position is on offer with a data centre developer as they grow their London team to deliver new project requirements in the UK and EMEA region.

Client Details

This new role is on offer with a well-known, international company who have grown via significant acquisitions in Europe. As they look to further their presence in this market they are now recruiting into their London team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation in transition and play a key role in coordinating a hyperscale data centre project.


As the Design Project Manager you will report to the EMEA Head of Construction and work closely with the electrical and mechanical designers. This role is required to be present at least 4 days a week in the London office and some travel will be necessary.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Lead on planning and then execution of each stage of the project life-cycle;
  • Provide governance for the deliverables at all stages of the project;
  • Oversee budget and risk management for the project;
  • Drive continuous improvement in design and delivery;
  • Support the development of best practice procedures which are scalable across the EMEA region.


To be considered for this Design Project Manager role you will:

  • Possess a relevant engineering degree and ideally an industry recognised qualification (RIBA, ICE, etc.);
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of project management best practice;
  • Be familiar with working on UPS or mission critical infrastructure projects (data centres is highly advantageous);
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly with a range of stakeholders and ensure collaboration across teams;
  • Ideally show previous success in delivering a project from inception to completion.

Job Offer

The package on offer to the successful candidate will be:

  • A salary between £50,000-£60,000 (dependent on experience);
  • Up to 10% bonus;
  • Healthcare, Life Insurance, Pension Contribution, and other flexible benefits.

This role will need to be present in the London office at least 4 days a week. Travel in this role both nationally and internationally will be required between 10-15% of the time.