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Design Manager

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary :

nmcn's Technical Services team works with clients in the Water and Industry sectors providing front end engineering advice, design, project management and construction management services on a range of process and infrastructure projects across the UK.
Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with a focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.
Following recent success in winning work in the Water sector, an opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager to join our Technical Services team in the Thames Valley region.
You will be responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary engineering design team, identifying and promoting solutions at the definition stage of Water sector projects. You will lead the team in the investigation and assessment of current asset performance, definition of surveys and inspections, identification of solution options, production of feasibility reports and outline designs, and support to clients through their investment process.
What you'll be doing day to day:

Leading the delivery of feasibility and outline design engineering services at the early stages of a project's lifecycle as part of water companies' capital investment programmes.
Working alongside the Head of Technical Services to ensure scheme designs and outputs are value engineered, address client needs, adhere to specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.
Ascertaining Clients requirements through reference to their specification documents or through meetings with their nominated personnel. A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual client requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
Overseeing the production of project outputs such as reports, drawings, specifications, data sheets, technical notes and presentations to feed into the relevant project review gateways as part of the capital delivery process.
Managing active projects, including internal financial reporting and planning as well as client facing project reporting on progress, costs and programme.
Promoting innovation, challenging our clients and the supply chain to ensure cost effectiveness in both our design solutions and design activities
Managing, mentoring and developing direct reports in conjunction with the Head of Technical Services
Ensuring all work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI's.
Liaising with client's engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract.
Attending internal and external design reviews and where applicable progress meetings. What we're looking for in a candidate
The experience we're looking for in a candidate:

Industry applicable degree
Chartered Engineer (preferred)
Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes essential
Experience of design management
Commercial and contractual awareness
Excellent ICT knowledge and skills
Experienced manager with proven ability to organise yourself and others workload Attributes we're looking for in a candidate:

Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
Be an excellent communicator at all levels both internally and client facing
Proven influencing and negotiation skills to both internal and external stakeholders
Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
Innovative thinking What we can offer you

Competitive Salary
Company car / Car allowance
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Holiday trading scheme
Private Medical Insurance
Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
Free eye test vouchers
Employee share scheme
3x life assurance
Flexible Working
5% enhanced pension contribution

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