MEP Design Lead – Data Centres Job, Dubai

Job Summary

MEP Design Lead – Data Centres Job, Dubai

Do you consider yourself a technical expert in MEP Design within data centre projects? Are you looking to develop your career within the MENA region with a global, multi-disciplinary consultants? If so, read on........

  • Dubai, United Arab EmiratesJob location
  • £110000 - £120000 per annum + tax free + benefitsEstimated job salary
  • Permanent (Full-Time)Employment type
Job Description

MEP Design Lead – Data Centres Job, Dubai

MEP Design Lead – Data Centres

MEP Building Services Design

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hyperscale & Colocation Data Centres

Do you consider yourself a technical expert in MEP Design within data centre projects?

Are you looking to develop your career within the MENA region with a global, multi-disciplinary consultants?


As part of this global consultants strategic growth plans, a unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced and technically gifted Mechanical or Electrical Building Services Design Engineer at Principal to Associate Director level with a proven background in MEP Building services Design for data centre / critical systems (mission critical) projects, to join an industry leading global MEP Design team in my clients vibrant Dubai office.

Global design delivery is part of my clients solutions, which will see you work with some of the most technically gifted data centre MEP Design experts across the globe, sharing resources, solutions and ideas, so it goes without saying, a collaborative, solution focused mindset is essential

The MEP Design Lead – Data Centres role will suit an MEP Building services Design leader with natural gravitas and the ability to inspire others. You will be a natural communicator with strong technical MEP Design skills & a strong ambition to provide sustainable design solutions to global clients.

Client facing skills, excellent leadership capabilities and resource management skills are essential to succeed in this unique, yet challenging role. The ability to stimulate data centre design work through existing and new clients is essential.


I have partnered with this excellent, global, multi-disciplinary consultancy for over 15 years spanning the UK, Europe, MENA and APAC regions, placing a large number of engineers at all levels and cannot recommend them any higher.

Not only do they have a fantastic reputation for staff retention, engagement and employee satisfaction, they are incredibly passionate about sustainability, offering a wide array of engineering & sustainability services across the globe.

If you’ve got potential and want to push the boundaries of design, they will help you achieve it!

MEP Design Lead – Data Centres – Qualifications

Along with the above mentioned skills and experience, a degree in electrical / building services engineering is essential. Additionally:

  • You will come from an electrical/mechanical building services design background within engineering consultancies.
  • Resource management experience is critical in this position as you will be managing the design delivery for multiple projects throughout the region & potentially globe
  • Superb client facing and client management skills are absolutely essential
  • Heavy power (11kv, 33kv) & arc flash experience
  • UPS & Diesel generator design experience
  • Possess a proven, stable and consistent track record in delivering highly technical MEP Design projects within APAC, MENA or Europe.
  • Previous experience across the MENA region (Dubai, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait etc.) is very much preferred.
  • Arabic speaking is a distinct advantage
  • Degree qualified along with relevant qualifications such as ATD – Uptime Institute is preferred.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity, please contact James Mowat, Associate Director of Energi People.


Energi People are a privately owned global multi-disciplinary recruitment consultancy, established in 2002.

We are one of the most experienced and successful recruitment consultancies in the built environment & have successfully helped some of the largest and most technically advanced building construction projects across the world be completed by bringing the best technical people in our industry together. We strive to help companies grow & careers flourish.

Our Building Services consultancy team have in excess of 40 years recruitment experience within building services engineering recruitment within the UK, UAE & APAC regions, including a previous building services design and project engineer as part of our dedicated, highly skilled & passionate team.