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Regional Construction Director (f/m/d) DACH

Position Title: Regional Construction Director (f/m/d) DACH
Location: Frankfurt

Your role

DLR is a prominent and well-established Data Centre owner / operator with a proven track record of successful projects across EMEA. With our commitment to excellence and innovation, we strive to deliver high-quality construction solutions that exceed our clients' expectations. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Regional Construction Director to lead and oversee our construction projects in this region.

As the Regional Construction Director, you will be accountable for ensuring DE&C values are upheld and will be responsible for managing and coordinating all construction activities within the region. Reporting directly to the Director of Construction - EMEA you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful execution of projects, meeting strict timelines, adhering to budgetary constraints, and maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety.

The main purpose of this role is to assist with improving the conception, definition, and execution of our construction projects in all countries by establishing best practices as well as clear roles & responsibilities and the associated structure and governance between DE&C and our internal stakeholders. This should lead to consistent, safe, efficient, predictable, timely and high-quality execution of our construction projects. 


What you’ll need

  • 15+ years’ experience working construction project management, preferably in data centres.  
  • Strong background in Project Management methodologies
  • Experience in managing a multi country project structure.
  • Experience in 3+ Experience in Continuous Process Improvement and defining and managing associated metrics and KPIs
  • Experience in data centres or a similar mission critical environment is considered a significant advantage though not essential this will be a key consideration should multiple candidates be assessed for suitability.
  • Experience of working in a European multi-cultural environment
  • Experience with the design and deployment of technical electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience with a variety of construction contract delivery methods commonly used in EMEA
  • Experience managing and developing direct employees, contractors, subcontractor, and vendor relationships as well as experience working with standard practices in the design and construction industry
  • Experience with greenfield site development, ground-up and retrofit construction projects.
  • Experience working with local, regional, domestic, and international construction build codes and health & safety requirements
  • Good level of digital competence with experience using key construction tools 


A bit about us

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 28 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us. This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.