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Design Manager Capex 2-6 (ESD - Scottish Water) job in Stepps

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Job Ref:  11288BR
Employer:  MWH
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Stepps
22/10/2016 04:07
ESD is a joint venture between MWH, Black & Veatch, and Galliford Try formed to deliver Scottish Water's Non Infrastructure Programme from 2015-2021. ESD will oversee the delivery of design and build projects throughout Scotland and the highlands for the client's water and wastewater treatment programme.

Based on the ESD Office in Stepps the Design manager will contribute to the ESD Engineering Leadership team and provide engineering management and technical leadership for wide portfolio of projects under assigned under the ESD alliance principally in the Capex 2-6 (Delivery) Phase.

Working with the Client's Team and the wider ESD team, this person will manage the process of developing projects through the Detailed Design Stage ensuring stakeholder engagement, 3rd Party liaison and compliance with relevant standards and procedures, with appropriate regard to risk to the health and safety of all concerned and ensuring good customer satisfaction.

The EDM shall be responsible for a number of Design Leads across all engineering disciplines and for the development of project deliverables in line with the project(s) requirements, to support the delivery of "Design, Procure and Built" projects within the alliance and progression of work.

The role will also have responsibility for the control and assigning Engineering resource to match Project(s) requirements, and that Engineering deliverable production, costs and forecasts match the requirements of the "Design and Built" Project(s) requirements.

You will report directly to the Engineering Director and duties/responsibilities of the role will include.

• Oversight of the overall Capex 2-6 programme
• Accountable for individual project delivery programmes to meet procurement, supplier and construction schedules
• Liaison with the delivery functions, including PM, PMO and delivery teams
• Project execution planning and allocation of resources
• Interface with the other design managers
• Participation in the Engineering Leadership team, chaired by the HE
• Compliance with all necessary Safety processes and promotion of safe behaviours
• Close liaison with the Project Managers assigned to their project portfolio
• Overall management and leadership of Design Leads within their portfolio
• Overall monitoring and reporting against portfolio of projects (cost/schedule)
• Ensure project portfolio is adequately planned and resourced
• Ensure design deliverables are developed in accordance with the agreed quality aspects of the project, including ensuring the management of quality in design and QA checks are completed
• Ensure development of individual project plans in line with ESD requirements
• Develop and maintain programs and sub-programs to meet key milestones for their portfolio
• Manage the day to day activities of the design team and ensure compliance with the overall ESD plan
• Monitor design team earned value and actual costs against budgets.(as applicable)
• Promote innovation, efficiency, buildability and value identification
• Provide technical oversight and where appropriate input to projects
• Understanding and implementing the Quality, Safety and Environmental Policies and Targets
• Being aware of the need to satisfy customer requirements with the aim of enhancing the customers' perception and satisfaction
• Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external
• Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback
• Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

Key Attributes

• Experience in the execution of Design and construct projects
• Experience in Water Industry in Scotland desirable
• Working knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety
• Interest & desire to be innovative
• Excellent oral and written communicator with the ability to work in close partnership with clients and end users.
• Must be delivery driven with the ability to set targets and manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives.
• Management of a portfolio of projects
• Management of self and others
• Management Engineering teams.
• Control for Budgets and Programs
• General Technical Knowledge across all engineering disciplines.
• Multi tasking ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work)
• Works with others to deliver results
• Takes personal responsibility to deliver results

• Relevant Degree or equivalent qualification
• Chartered
• Expert knowledge working as, an Engineering Manager on Design and Construction Projects

We are an equal opportunities employer

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UK-North Lanarkshire-Stepps

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