Design Manager (Water) – Devon

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
£55000 - £60000 per year + Package
Job ref: 612409
An opportunity to be part of the core team, delivering various projects as part of a large Framework across the South West region

This Design Manager role will be pivotal in the immobilisation of this new Framework and will be a key member of the senior project team responsible for the design function and team (both internally and externally) on live schemes. 

Projects will be varied and will include working on contracts principally across the non-infra water sector, with approx. £50M across the first year of the AMP8

Key Duties:

  • Managing and co-ordinating the design of a range of projects of varying complexity and value from tender stage through to the completion of construction stage design information
  • Apply value engineering principles to ensure best value for all parties
  • Ensure an effective construction phase by applying an understanding of site management practices, interface management, risks, costs and co-ordination
  • Develop relationships with clients during early concept stages; manage expectations of the project through regular communication 
  • Chair and minute design team meetings and design workshops to arrive at solutions which are cost effective 
  • Manage the design relationship for the whole project team – with the client, subcontractors and professional team resolve any queries.
  • Produce, monitor, and drive production through appropriate use of KPIs for the design process

There is a lot more to this role and in order for us to speak to the relevant people, we ask before applying, you have the following:

  • At lease 3 years in a design role for a civil engineering contractor 
  • Well-developed Technical Construction knowledge – ideally within the water sector, although we are open to those outside 
  • Knowledge and experience of various design standards (e.g. WIMES, Client Standards)
  • Civil Engineering qualification (degree or otherwise)

This is a brilliant opportunity to join the core management team at these exciting early stages!

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