Permanent Design Manager

21 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Natasha Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will manage the delivery of design services for CBC Schemes in a manner that delivers the end to end activities of forward programming, ECI, feasibility & detailed design, technical support during mobilisation and construction phases and close out processes (As-built records, H&S files and final accounting) efficiently and achieves customer outcomes.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Achieve annual financial targets as set by line manager.
• To develop, implement & monitor processes and procedures that achieve client and business key performance indicators.
• To promote safe working practices in accordance with Ringway Jacobs Health & Safety Policy and to lead by example demonstrating commitment for zero incidents.
• Support Clients’ objectives and maintain a strong relationship based on trust and integrity.
• Effectively lead and manage the performance and development of a team in line with company and local business objectives.
• Adhere to corporate processes, policies and procedures ensuring consistency throughout local teams.
• Promote a culture of delivering continual efficiencies reducing companies and clients out turn costs.
• Maintain strong shareholder relationships through the successful delivery of CBC Highway Schemes, schemes for other CBC Directorates, EHA delivered schemes and S278 works and external projects allocated to the Schemes team.
• Design responsibility for the works packages issued through the Schemes team and quality of product delivered on the ground.
• Working with the Supply Chain to ensure levels of service in terms of quality and safe working practices are maintained to a high level and compliant with standards/legislation.
• Support Construction Manager in the production of annual budget for both build and design, and annual programme for delivery.
• Work with Construction Manager to achieve targets and outturn in relation to both budget and Client expectations (demonstration of value added).

Core Competencies:

• Demonstrate a detailed understanding of all schemes activities through design, build and handover. Clear understanding of a sustainable approach to design must be evident.
• Comprehensive and detailed knowledge and understanding of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges.
• Ability to advise Clients at all stages of project/service development in both written format and verbally of key issues and risks that will affect delivery of the service(s).
• Ability to engage and conduct effective negotiations with client, stakeholders, subcontractors and third parties
• A detailed understanding of the NEC3 form of contract and its application within Highways Works
• A detailed understanding of Health & Safety legislations

Experience and Qualifications:

• Chartered Engineer in Civil Engineering or equivalent
• Leading graduate and apprentice training programmes
• At least 5 years’ experience in an operational management position within a TMC or equivalent
• At least 5 years experience of financial reporting of project progress detailing cost, value & turnover
• NEC Project Manager or equivalent
• A track record in innovation and best practice

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