Design Manager - Water

Design Manager - Water

Job Title: Design Manager - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Reference: BBBH9440
Contact Name: Tom Mlinar
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2016 17:58

Job Description

Design Manager,
£60,000 per annum plus car allowance

Our client is currently seeking a Design Manager in Peterborough to be responsible for the design and construction of Water and Waste Water Treatment plants that serve more than 6 Million people across the East of England, whilst maintaining and improving the water mains and sewage networks in the region. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge managing a multidiscipline team within a design and build environment across the Water industry, ideally Chartered or working towards Chartership and be degree qualified in an Engineering Discipline. You should also have working knowledge of CDM regulations and construction health & safety, good overall knowledge of the all aspects of water treatment across Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for

* Drive excellence in Health and Safety in design
* Be accountable for:- Quality of all design deliverables.- Technical delivery of least whole life cost solutions
* Technical deliverables are produced within the required timescales
* Technical costs are properly managed within the fee curves
* Technical resources are managed effectively by working with the Programme Area Manager and Integrated Projects Leader to coordinate design resource
* Required quality checking/approval procedures are carried out
* Design teams adopt and make effective use of standard products
* Relevant stakeholders are involved in design (particularly constructors, supply chain and ops)
* Develop simple, effective technical delivery processes to improve the production of design deliverables to time/cost/quality
* Work with the Engineering Manager, other Project Managers, Enabling Manager, Product Development Manager & CAD Manager to provide the leadership that will make the technical delivery within the Alliance industry-leading
* Mentor the development of the design team
* Provide reports for the Engineering Manager to present to the senior management team as a monthly update on technical delivery
* Be responsible for CR&S areas of Sustainability in Design and Energy & Carbon, report progress & issues to the CR&S Manager
* Work collaboratively with Shared Services teams on best practice in all CR&S areas while providing input & feedback on finding the best solutions to meet the CR&S targets
* Provide Project Delivery Managers & Production Managers with guidelines & leadership on sustainability in design, ensure they provide input on design areas where they can maximise benefits in delivering sustainable assets

If you would like more information please call Tom Mlinar on 02392 222961 or send a copy of your cv on

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