Project Director (Data Center)

Executive Recruitment Company Monroe Consulting Group Indonesia is recruiting on behalf of a reputable Data Center Company looking to onboard a Data Center Project Director to spearhead the company's Data Center site construction development. This job is based in Jakarta.


  • Oversee the entire process of data center projects from start to finish, ensuring they stay on schedule, within budget, and meet quality standards.
  • Collaborate with various teams, such as engineering and procurement, to smoothly execute projects.
  • Create and update project plans, schedules, and budgets, keeping stakeholders informed of progress.
  • Use expertise in Data Center engineering to provide technical guidance throughout projects.
  • Manage risks, issues, and changes effectively, implementing strategies to ensure success.
  • Act as the main contact for project communications, ensuring clarity among stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the Central Management Team to stay aligned with project goals.
  • Lead internal and external project teams and develop internal talent.
  • Establish good relationships with local government and relevant authorities.
  • Handle project planning, permitting, and construction approval procedures.
  • Organize licenses and approvals according to regulations.
  • Oversee review and approval processes by relevant departments.
  • Manage major supporting procedures for construction.
  • Ensure projects meet cost, time, quality, and objective targets.
  • Implement best practices for document management.
  • Provide regular updates on permitting status and challenges.
  • Perform additional tasks as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Over 15 years of senior-level experience in construction project approval and public affairs.
  • Obtain certification in Data Center such as CDCP, CDCS, or ATD and Project Management (PMP).
  • Proven experience in handling data center construction project adhering to ANSI/TIA 942 standard.
  • Familiarity with local government procedures.
  • Strong network within the data center ecosystem is advantageous.
  • Local experience in Indonesia/Jakarta is required, with international exposure preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong multitasking abilities.
  • Confident in client and vendor interactions.
  • Self-motivated and collaborative.
  • Effective written and verbal communicator.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.