Design Manager- Southern Water Framework

Location Maidstone
Discipline: Water
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Generous salary and benefits package
Contact name: Rachel McDaid

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Job ref: BH-10830
Published: 21 days ago
TSA are recruiting on behalf of our client, a renowned turnkey contractor operating across several AMP 7 water frameworks within the UK water industry. Due to an increase in workload across their Southern Water JV partnership, they are looking to recruit a permanent, multidisciplinary Design Manager to work from either their Kent or Brighton offices.
Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering, the role will include the following duties;

  • 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 in order 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
Experience Required;
  • Experience of technical project delivery in a design and 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