Technical Services Manager / MEP Lead

The Highfield Company


Ref: KP700-1123

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is a European construction management firm who are embarking on an impressive portfolio of major Data Centre construction projects across Asia, with the first two in Mumbai in 2021 and Chennai in 2022. These data centres are typically 30-60MW and are built to the latest technology, especially on environmental and sustainable methods, such as advanced water cooling. Projects are generally steel framed, with highly complex mechanical and electrical technical services. Projects are fast track programs and built at speed.

Our client works collaboratively with their client, in a partnering arrangement, on a construction management contract. They are a global organisation with almost 3,000 staff, with a turnover of circa US$4 billion. Culturally, they are a dynamic, adaptive company, with individuals given responsibility and autonomy to achieve objectives. They are focussed on building places that help people thrive. They value honesty, they encourage innovation, they take pride in what they do, and they never stop moving forwards.

As Technical Services Manager, you are ultimately responsible for leading Mechanical, Electrical and Process on the project. You will lead a high calibre team of MEP staff to deliver the building services engineering design/installation process, and to minimise risks associated with this to the project and to the company, on pre-construction and construction phases of this project, working with the client and the European based Managing Director to ensure the project is 100% successful.

If you are a dedicated, experienced Building Services leader who can handle large, complex, fast-track construction projects in a European business, then we want to hear from you. We can offer an exceptional and unique opportunity to be part of the first team in India and that will give you career opportunities unrivalled. You will also be bringing state of the art data centre technology to India to the benefit of millions of people in their everyday lives.

USD 5,000 to 6,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


You will need to be able to demonstrate the following:
• Available within the next few months - the land for the data centre in Mumbai has become available earlier than expected and the Project Controls Manager needs to be involved as soon as possible.
• Stable career history with a major tier one construction organisation in India or the Middle East or similar
• Clear evidence of successfully delivering on time and in budget complex building projects as Building Services / MEP lead
• Data Centre or other hi-tech construction experience – must have High Voltage and/or switching experience
• Degree qualified in an engineering or similar discipline.
• Experienced of working in a multi-cultural organisation.
• Proactive, strong communicator, flexible and adaptable

Our client is offering above market salary packages and the opportunity to learn new construction methods.
Interviews are as soon as possible. Don't delay, get in touch today.

About the Company

The Highfield Company is a specialist recruitment consultancy that focuses on the international construction and engineering industry sectors. With combined recruitment experience of more than 20 years, the directors have worked on technical and management positions at all levels, from Graduate to Executive, and for many of the Construction industry’s leading companies.

With experience of sourcing candidates for assignments in over 100 countries, The Highfield Company is perfectly equipped to service the needs and requirements of any construction, property or engineering based employer anywhere in the world. Our consultants are specialists in their designated disciplines, which include Building & Construction, Civil Engineering, Oil & Gas, PQS & Cost Consultancy, Project Management, Consulting Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical and Facilities Management.

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