Chief Engineering Director

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    Technical Services

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  • Salary:

    £200000.00 - £250000.00 per annum + 70% Bonus & Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rob Joslin

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Chief Engineering Director

Location: live and work from wherever you choose, travel 3 to 4 weeks per quarter

Salary: £200,000 to £250,000 per annum plus 70% bonus & excellent benefits

A world class Property Developer with a track record of developing and operating hundreds of Data Centre's globally, backed by a major investment management firm is recruiting a 'hands on' and best in class Chief Engineering Director to establish a Centre of Engineering Excellence across their international team and portfolio of projects. Reporting to the board, the Chief Engineering Director is the sole point of contact for ensuring that all electrical, mechanical, and fire/life safety equipment within the data centre is operating at peak efficiency.


Development & Operational Company Board members

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop an engineering centre of excellence
  • Access global standards and implement
  • Lead all problem investigations and be the escalation point of contact for all critical issues and to make the decision on whether to inform the board and customer
  • Set framework standards defining the process and customer teams, working closely with the design unit to ensure that everything is fit for purpose and meeting standards
  • Support the Chief Technology Officer to deliver the environmental and sustainability strategy
  • Overseeing all Country Managers to set engineering vision

About you

  • Must be a chartered electrical engineer
  • Experience of acting in a senior level role responsible for both reactive maintenance & decision making as well as framework setting & strategy around sustainability, setting standards and creating a legacy
  • A clear understanding of different countries operating standards and a track record of operating globally
  • Flexible to travel; expected to be travelling 3 to 4 weeks per quarter
  • The ability to influence and shape engineering
  • Experience in the Data Centre, Pharmaceutical, Transport, Manufacturing, Utilities or Aviation sector is a preference
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience at Director level making key engineering decisions for an international organisation
  • An excellent communicator with a thoughtful style always thinking ahead and coming up with solutions to combat risk
  • Ability to prioritise in a complex, fast paced environment

If you are interested in discussing this position in more detail, please contact Rob Joslin (Director) on +44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email

Note: The successful candidate will be required to complete pre-employment screening to BS7858:2019, or national equivalent. (Covers: Confirmation of identity, legal right to work, financial probity, criminal history and associations with proscribed organisations).

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