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Project Director - Data Center

EN: business
JP: business
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Our purpose:

Transforming performance for a green, inclusive, and productive world.

The world is changing and we have a responsibility to support that change, helping drive it and be part of it. Through the commitment, capability and care our team brings, we build trust between clients, suppliers, governments and society. Delivering better outcomes that have a positive impact on the world around us. We work smarter to face the challenges of the future; bringing the clarity that helps teams realise their full potential across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. It’s how we’ve made the difference for more than 75 years.

Our values:

Love a challenge: We love a challenge and we work hard to make change happen and see things through. We don’t stand still, challenging ourselves and others to do better every day. And we are trusted to do the right thing, raising standards all the time.

Stronger together: We’re stronger together by connecting people in diverse teams, so that we can all collaborate to deliver our best work. We focus on what matters and use our influence to build a better world for everyone.

Bring out the best in everyone: We bring out the best in everyone. We help each other to make the most of our potential, always learning from our experience. We treat each other with care and respect and make time to give everyone a voice.


  • To perform the role of a senior management team member, taking responsibility for the growth, profitability and sustainability of the business unit through leadership, new business development, client management and service delivery.
  • Advise at a strategic level at the project conception stage, including providing advice on the different approaches that can be adopted in order to successfully achieve the client’s overall objective.
  • Coordinate the strategic and operational management of Project Management
  • Leading the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters.
  • Plan for and the ongoing management of quality, safety, health and environment issues.
  • Establish effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project.
  • Project plan, including ensuring the production of the detailed project plan.
  • Monitor and advise upon project finances.
  • To perform the role of the Commission Manager, taking overall responsibility for end to end service delivery of commissions of varying size and complexity.
  • Lead and facilitate the overall cross-functional project team.
  • Manage the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications.
  • To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met through the delivery of a value added cost management service.
  • Ensuring the development of priority plans including risk mitigation, performance measurements, management controls and critical success factors.
  • Managing the Project management and related activities to include taking ownership of and ensuring that at all stages, client and consultant communication, analysis and cost advice are performed effectively.


  • Recognised university degree with at least 15 years of relevant experience in data center, manufacturing plant, industrial project, Semi-conductor Projects
  • Membership in relevant professional organisations.
  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and cross-functional team members
  • Experience working in MNC companies will be an advantage, ability to thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon.
  • Native or Business level proficiency in spoken and written Japanese and English.

About the Company

All over the world people are using buildings, infrastructure, and assets we helped to deliver. It could be the hospital they work in, the railway they travel on every day, the fuel that powers their car or the data centre they depend on at work. For more than 75 years we’ve been helping to deliver transformational programmes across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors, making a difference to people’s lives and ensuring a return on investment for our clients and their investors.

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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