Technical Director

Ref: CU - 01778_1569499909

  • # £75000 - £95000 per annum
  • # London
  • # Full Time
  • # Posted 2 years ago

Technical Director

Up to £95,000 + package


Global Building Services Engineering consultancy engaged on a wide variety of Mission Critical Projects world-wide are looking to appoint a Mechanically biased Technical Director to join the team in their London office. Specialising in the Design of Critical Facilities, the successful Technical Director responsible for the delivery of Hyperscale projects worldwide. As Technical Director you will have a responsibility to the company to ensure excellence in the delivery of engineering across all projects and in many cases being the main point of contact for major blue-chip clients, colocation providers, managed service providers and end users within their market leading client portfolio. This role will also have management responsibility of the team of engineers in their London office. Other duties include:

  • Establish design concepts to ensure that designs are appropriate, deliverable and consistent with the client’s brief
  • Monitor and manage (human) resourcing requirements for projects
  • Management of relevant discipline team with regards to recruitment, progression and development of the engineers
  • Take responsibility for the technical control of projects, to ensure that all designs are technically sound and meet the client’s brief
  • Review and verify designs produced by direct reports and/or other team members, providing feedback as required and signing off designs before they leave the Practice
  • Taking responsibility for one or more major accounts, being sole point of contact between the practice and the client

Ideally, the successful candidate will be a Chartered Engineer, educated to degree level in Mechanical Engineering (MEng or BEng), who has gained significant experience in an Engineering Management role, preferably in a data centre/critical systems environment. An established expert in the critical systems field, you will have a background in design engineering and be comfortable establishing and managing client relationships and have experience in a similar client facing role. Industry relevant qualifications and memberships will be looked at favourably (Uptime institute, CIBSE etc.)

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