Client-side Project Manager (Data Centre Project)

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Job Description

Our client, a niche PM Consultancy with offices in London and across the US, are seeking a Senior Client Side PM to manage a high-profile 8MW data center build in Zurich. The project is about to commence its first phase in the coming months.

Job Objectives

  • Manage overall project cost, schedule and budgets.
  • Manage General Contractor and other directly contracted vendors and consultants.
  • Analyse, track and effectively manage critical milestone activities to avoid schedule slip.
  • Review construction proposals and related pricing/scopes.
  • Review, correct and assess work-in-place, to approve capital expenditure spends.
  • Review and approve cost loaded schedules.
  • Run and lead client and other required meetings.
  • Identify factors that influence construction costs and monitor and report on this data.
  • Knowledge and experience with all methods of construction procurement and long lead equipment.
  • Review, validate and audit cost estimates prepared by contractors and others within a client’s organization.
  • Support engineering decisions relating to the project cost and budget while design-build changes take place during construction.
  • Review requests for payment.
  • Track and ensure equipment meets the project schedule.
  • Record occurrence that might result in a claim – acting on the client’s behalf.
  • Advocate on the part of the client during disputes, disagreements, modifications, or change orders.
  • Coordinate and oversee scheduling consultant reviews on the project.
  • Review and approve final invoices, payment applications, retention payments.
  • Oversee and manage the transfer of the building operations to the client including all close out documentation and warranties.

Skills / Experience Required

  • Experience as a MEP Project Manager on at least one major data centre.
  • Knowledge of Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical and Low Voltage scopes of work.
  • Advanced skills with spreadsheets, report writing and presentations.
  • Strong and professional communication skills, with great organization skills, ability to multi-task.
  • Must have a “team attitude”, be self-motivated and be willing to support other groups and projects when required.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, creativity and dynamism.
  • Flexible mobility advantageous.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Project / Construction Management or a related field.
  • Member of a Professional Institute preferred.

If this sounds of interest to you, or to make a general inquiry into engineering or technical opportunities, please get in touch today.

Zenco Technical – Engineering Partnerships

 

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