Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centres 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 built 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.
As a Projects Director - MEP Infrastructure you will lead a team of Project managers and provide overall strategy and direction, for successful delivery of Mechanical & Electrical infrastructure projects.
You will also be responsible for execution and implementation of UK defined programs / portfolios, for managing risk and for the effective management of resources.
Provides overall leadership, strategy, and direction across teams and ensures the team's growth is in alignment with business needs
Sets functional and development objectives for managers / team members
Provides guidance to the team on maintaining relationships with partners, when required
Seeks opportunities to build effective relationships with various partners on behalf of the team
Encourages feedback and effectively manages expectations
Coordinates team who has multiple and broad communication responsibilities
Guides and mentors the team and others on finding a balance between effective communications whilst pragmatic with volume, frequency and / or content
Is the highest level escalation point within the team for complex issues and may refer and raise issues outside of the immediate team
Challenges the team to ensure lateral thinking and information is fully analyzed to achieve resolution
Project and Program Delivery
May advise multiple teams that are responsible for delivery of site customer & infrastructure projects
Delivers UK company wide strategic programs / portfolio on time, in budget and with required quality
Drives direction of strategy and ensures alignment to business needs
Partners with leadership to set KPIs and metrics
Accountable for resource planning management (people, finances, vendor bids, etc.) across the project teams
Project and Program Management frameworks
Influences, defines, and optimally communicates project management methodology and its application to customer solutions, customer orders, capital / infrastructure projects and UK company programs
What we are looking for :
Experience and Skills
Extensive Program Management background (certification preferred)
Experience with multiple mission critical MEP Customer Projects (Cage & Strategic / GAM Customers) and Infrastructure Projects (Cyclical Replacement / Upgrade) less than $10Mil (UPS, Chiller, CRAC, Cabling backbone, etc.)
Extensive team management experience, preferably with project teams, within a matrix type of organisation
Ability to derive team’s roadmap, activity, and priorities out of numerous partners’ expectations / needs
Experience with Vendor Cost Management & Costing Support to Sales e.g. Cabs, Cage build, Security, Cabling infrastructure, and custom requirement(s), excluding Facility R&M & Utilities cost
Presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
Knows how to organise resources to efficiently handle concurrent requests from an array of customers (internal and external)
What we will be offering :
25 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to purchase more
Insurance and Health : Life Assurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness Insurance, Private Healthcare, Eye Care Coverage and Gymflex Membership
Investment : Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Company Pension Plan
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please contact us to request accommodation.