Design Manager, APAC

Locations Singapore
Discipline Engineering
Job reference 3481103(2)
Our client is a leading data solutions provider and a fist mover in building next generation of hyperscale data centers across the Asia Pacific market. As the business evolves and grow their data centers footprint across these emerging markets, there is now a need to hire a Design Manager to be part of this regional design team.  
The role of the Regional Design Manager for APAC requires this individual having the experience in managing the Data center design to meet reliability and availability requirement, efficiency & sustainability benchmark, international best practices, regulatory requirement, safety in design, cost target and speed to market.


The Design Manager is accountable for completing multiple projects in parallel (both greenfield and fit out), within budget and program. The project will span across regional metros. This role must develop design brief & key metrics to ensure consistency in design quality and requirements. As such, the Design Manager holds consultant and professional team accountable for meeting the project design intent and deliverables. He/ She will manage a consortium of consultant and professional team which includes but not limited to town planner, architect, civil & structural engineer, mechanical and electrical engineer, environmental consultant, LEED consultant, and geotechnical engineer. He/ She will partner with suppliers and designer to drive improvement initiatives in safety, efficiency and sustainability.

  • Proven design experience across regional metros
  • Electrical or Mechanical Professional Engineer with practicing certificate (preferred)
  • 10+ years in design consultancy with at least 3 years in principal engineer position
  • Excellent communication, leadership & influencing skills
  • Experienced in Design Bid Build, Design & Build and other design delivery methodology
  • Experience in hyper scale Data center, micro-electronics or other critical infrastructure is preferred
  • Willing to relocate based on project requirement