Program Manager, Data Centre

Posted on: 2021-02-09
Industries: Property & Construction
Sector: Development & Project Management
Location: Asia Pacific
Job reference: 3205961

  • APAC Data Centre Operating Platform
  • Greenfield DC project developments
  • Pioneer member in the regional team


  • Implement a high-level effective PMO/project management framework and execution methodologies, incorporating necessary project management processes as required
  • Manage a portfolio of numerous regional projects, including personnel, project schedules, technical oversight, team development, supporting of budget preparation and financial reporting
  • Oversee teams of project managers, architects, engineers and/or other consultants to deliver mission critical projects on time, to budget and to the highest quality
  • Establish formal reporting arrangements on regional projects
  • Support development of project scope documents, quality standards, project-specific technical specifications and relevant drawings.
  • Review relevant master schedules and other reports as necessary to ensure timeline is met
  • Secure resources, suppliers, materials, services and products as required to support regional projects
  • Monitor regional project progress and identify opportunities for improved delivery
  • Proactively identify potential problems, conflicts, design and delivery issues using risk management tools and skills to mitigate impact on projects
  • Direct meetings, introduce and manage wider regional project-related discussions
  • Manage and/or support administer tender processes for appointing consultants, contractors and suppliers
  • Manage and/or administer requests for payments, invoice processing and other typical project administration
  • Direct and participate in due diligence activities to identify and qualify potential sites and facilities.
  • Implement and manage processes to assure quality and HSE control during construction projects.
  • Ensure zero tolerance for breaches of HSE policies with relevant reporting on near-misses and incidents
  • Identification, assessment and quantification of near-misses, safety incidents, potential hazards, and other workplace risks
  • Identify and implement strategies to promote safety culture in the workplace
  • Negotiate contracts with consultants, external project managers, contractors and equipment vendors as required
  • Provide regular reporting on regional project status with strategies to correct project deviations.
  • Travel as needed to effectively manage teams and projects.
  • Ensure scheduling, minuting of various project meetings
  • Provide timely regular and accurate reporting on the project progress, costs and quality
  • Manage and document project change requests and follow up on approvals
  • Oversee proper close out processes are followed through to completion, including handover of final O&M manuals and as-built documentation


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction, Engineering, Technology or a related field
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in program/project management preferred including at least 5 years’ experience in construction of mission-critical environments and data centers.
  • Strong knowledge of typical construction contracts and building codes
  • Experience working with construction disciplines and trades (general/architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, etc.)
  • Ability to apply quality management principles and processes
  • Ability to apply risk assessment and management principles and processes
  • Have strong analytical, research and negotiation skills, strong contractual knowledge including reading contractual terminology
  • Strong written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to draft reports, minutes, correspondence, procedures, processes and forms
  • Ability to review architectural, mechanical, electrical, telecommunications drawings
  • Certifications such as PMP, ATD, ATS, CDCP, CDCS, CDCE, CNCDP, CDRP, CDMS

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