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  • UK, West Midlands, Worcestershire
  • Negotiable
  • Contract , 8 months
  • Full time

Our client is a major tier 1 main contractor that works in the Water and Civils markets across the UK, due to recent project wins they now have several fantastic opportunities and are recruiting for a Design Manager on a Contract basis in the Midlands.  


Job Description:  


The main responsibilities for this role include:  

- Delivering engineering solutions at a project / framework level from initial definition of need through optioneering, solution development, detail design and construction support.  

- 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  


- Academically qualified design engineer  

- Ideally chartered  

- Experience of managing design quality control processes  

- Able to collaborate and work effectively within a multidiscipline and diverse team  

- Ability to successfully deliver design and tenders to program, budget and quality requirements  

- Proactive approach and growth mindset, with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios  

- Understanding of responsibilities under CDM.

  • Quote ref: 1155/26735

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