Senior Design Manager (Water Treatment)

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South East, Hampshire, Southampton
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £70,000 to £90,000 per year
My client is a tier 1 main contractor that works in the water sector and work across several frameworks in the UK. They are currently looking for Senior Design Managers from a strong water treatment background for the Sussex / Hampshire locations. The Senior Design Manager will be a key member of the CMDP Design...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 1155/26534

Quote ref: 1155/26534

Job description

My client is a tier 1 main contractor that works in the water sector and work across several frameworks in the UK. They are currently looking for Senior Design Managers from a strong water treatment background for the Sussex / Hampshire locations.  

The Senior Design Manager will be a key member of the CMDP Design Leadership Team, accountable for the delivery of engineering solutions across the £350m AMP7 water and wastewater programme of work from initial definition of need through optioneering, solution development, detail design and construction support. This key role will involve home and office working (Brighton & Southampton) and supporting both remote and office based design teams in Manchester. The key accountabilities of the role will be to lead timely design production and provide strong resource management at Framework level  

 

Key Responsibilities  

- Drive technical delivery within the CMDP design team and grown design capability across the region  

- Play an active role within the Design Leadership Team  

- Manage technical output and drive innovation to meet capital efficiency targets and sustainable solutions to meet their carbon targets  

- Help define the overall design and production strategy and ensure it delivers on CMDP’s expectations  

- Design production and reporting of progress at Framework level  

- Resource Management, recruitment and on-boarding of design staff  

- Design team competency assurance and coordination of training needs  

- Manage and develop supply chain  

- Share best practice, knowledge, and efficiency improvements  

- Development and continual improvement of AMP7 design procedures and ownership of the Design Management Audit process  

 

The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel to sites within region as required and occasionally to other office locations in the UK

Requirements

- Water sector experience with an understanding of water and wastewater treatment processes  

- A strong technical manager with significant line / team management experience in a Design and Build environment  

- A positive, results focused, flexible can-do approach with the ability to influence and motivate others  

- Previous experience of planning, resource management, change management and budget management  

- Working knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety  

- Previous experience working in Joint Ventures (preferred)  

- Experience with BIM and digital delivery practices  

- IT skills including MS Office, advanced Excel, Teams, SharePoint, (ProjectWise - desirable although not essential)  

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a dynamic working environment  

- Full UK driving licence

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