Design Manager

Water & Utilities
  • UK, Yorkshire and the Humber, North Yorkshire
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
The Role: The Design & Engineering Manager is to lead all aspects of temporary works across the Company to assist in developing effective customer solutions whilst controlling overall risk levels. This includes managing the in-house design teams, carrying out design for both temporary and permanent works, and...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 28.02.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 513/17464

Quote ref: 513/17464

Job description

The Role:  

The Design & Engineering Manager is to lead all aspects of temporary works across the Company to assist in developing effective customer solutions whilst controlling overall risk levels. This includes managing the in-house design teams, carrying out design for both temporary and permanent works, and appointment of staff to key temporary works related roles. The role also involves leading the development of the company's Engineering Management Systems, including design management.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

Lead and develop in-house design team  

Manage design team on day-to-day basis, allocating work between the team accordingly  

Ensure professional standards are maintained for all designs and check work  

Act as mentor or coach to members of team  

 

Lead temporary work & engineering systems and processes  

Maintain and develop company temporary works and engineering and design procedures  

Specify company standards for technical training and competence  

Undertake technical assessments of design organisations and subcontractors undertaking design  

Develop and communicate best practice  

 

Engineering excellence  

Own the company's ICE training scheme and appointment of SCE's & DE's  

Develop and promote technical best practice and research and development  

Participate in industry temporary works forums  

Provide support to Business Development and Proposals teams  

 

Key measures & targets:  

Timely, effective solutions to support tender and site teams  

Manage the in-house design team and associated costs within budget  

Engineers achieving professional membership of ICE  

Delivery of technical papers to internal and external forums  

 

Key relationships:  

Business Unit teams  

Temporary works co-ordinators  

Supply chain function  

 

Requirements

Person Specification:  

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:  

 

Essential  

In depth experience of temporary works design and use  

Chartered civil or structural engineer  

Experience of design management and delivery for permanent works  

Experience of managing teams and developing/mentoring staff in Temporary Works roles  

Ability to develop and communicate best practice  

Ability to work and communicate confidently and effectively with both senior personnel within the company as well as external customers

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