• Design Manager

    Location : Location UK-Birmingham-
    Job ID
    2020-1913
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Due to the continued growth for our UK business, we are looking appoint a Design Manager to join our UK team and engineering operations.

     

    You will lead and manage the design process and teams on assigned client projects. This is a strategic appointment within the UK team to focus on flawless design delivery, coordination and engineering execution.

    Responsibilities

    • Utilise appropriate systems and provide leadership to the Design and Document Management functions on the project, in accordance with established PM Group procedures and protocols.
    • To complete and publish a Design Management Plan (part of the Project Execution Plan) and establish project specific procedures and implement them, in accordance with PM Group established procedural protocols.
    • Provide interface with client, as appropriate where defined in the project structure.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude to safety and to ensure the “Design” team is active in this regard.
    • Lead the Design team to insure that the overall project requirements are satisfied.
    • Work with the discipline leads to establish an agreed scope of services for all Design disciplines and/or Design Sub-contractors/Suppliers.
    • Ensure adherence to the design brief/scope of service and develop (as required) a comprehensive scope of service for the next stage of project.
    • Manage all design reviews and co-ordination meetings; ensuring a fully coordinated Design strategy is in place and work closely with discipline lead designers to deliver.
    • Ensure that fully coordinated design is produced that integrates with the agreed Project Execution Plan and that the design is regularly monitored for progress and updated as required.
    • Manage change control (in conjunction with internal team)
    • Deliver to cost in terms of design fee and project prime cost.
    • Liaise with senior management to establish and confirm fee targets, and ensure the design team is aware of and monitor progress against the target fees.
    • Ensure that design is developed in line with procurement and construction requirements and the cost plan budget allowances.
    • To ensure that the Design fully accords with the defined specifications as detailed within the work package control document or Sub-contract documents as appropriate.
    • In conjunction with Senior Management and discipline heads, ensure that resource management is effectively and efficiently applied to the project.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor Degree or equivalent in related subject (e.g. Engineering, Construction or Science)
    • A professional qualification in recognized Project Management professional body (e.g. APM or PMI) is highly desirable.
    • You must have a proven level of experience in delivering complex and multi-disciplined EPCM projects in the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical sector.
    • You must have excellent commercial awareness and business acumen with the ability to manage projects to budget including man- hours and commercial targets.
    • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to produce quality work and achieve project deadlines within budget.
    • You must be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business services.
    • A forward planner, who identifies and resolves project challenges effectively.
    • You must be able to critically assesses own performance and performance of others.
    • Act as a Project Sponsor when required.
    • Have an in-depth knowledge base and experience across all RIBA work stages.
    • Ability to lead, coordinate and supervise both internal and external teams.
    • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills. Have thorough knowledge of UK building regulations and construction technology.
    • Possess exceptional technical and construction detailing ability.
      A working knowledge of Revit would be beneficial, but is not essential.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed