Design Manager

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Design Manager

Permanent – £60,000 – £70,000 + package

Contract may also be considered – Up to £425 p/day Inside IR35.

My client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with two Design & Technical Delivery Managers to work on one of the joint venture frameworks they are involved on. This role will involve a hybrid option of working where you will be in the office and working from home throughout the week working on projects situated near Maidstone. This role is being considered ideally on a permanent basis however they will also consider individuals looking for contract.

You will be responsible for delivering engineering solutions at a project / tranche level from initial definition of need through optioneering, solution development, detail design and construction support.

You will report directly to the Head of Engineering and the responsibilities will include:

  • To lead a team of discipline design engineers in the development of wastewater technical solutions from initial need statement through optioneering, solution development, value engineering, detail design and construction support.
  • Ensure affordable design solutions are developed within project budget and solution risk is appropriately managed and communicated throughout the solution development process.
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with the client, design teams, construction staff and supply chain representatives to promote buildability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs.
  • Ensure sustainable design solutions completed in accordance with CDM Regulations
  • Provide design solutions that meet all the requirements of the programme’s systems and governance procedures.
  • Agree design budgets, monitor performance against the budget and provide forecast costs to completion for individual projects.
  • Record, monitor and control design changes to maximise cost efficiency.
  • Establish and agree design costs and programme timescales with the Programme Manager.
  • Organise the work required and document the Design Management Plan / Project Execution Plan.
  • Deliver the design stage outputs of each project within the agreed timescale and budget.

About The Candidate:

  • Experience of technical project delivery in a design-build environment
  • Experience in the Wastewater Treatment Industry
  • Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Degree in an engineering-related discipline
  • Must be delivery-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives

About The Company

My client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centers, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks

They create opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference.

Their goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop their employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that they have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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