Design Manager - Technical

Job Description


Job InformationThere are two vacant roles which require an individual with a skill set of proven experience of delivering design management assurance on multiple projects, within a complex working estate, against the RIBA Plan of Works.Working in a team environment where communication skills are important. The design manager will liaise and co-ordinate with the key stakeholders and end users, within the Design Authority and wider IHSE, to ensure the project requirements and outcomes are adequately defined and accounted. Ensuring strategic objectives and benefits are set within the outline business case, to allow tracking of these through the project. An experienced knowledge of Government Soft Landings is desired.Using the RIBA Plan of Works, through design development you will work with the Design Authority, operators and end users to achieve design and technical assurance on the co-ordination and balance of the proposals against the requirements, highlighting any derogations and implementing change control.Good presentation skills are required both within the organisation and to external bodies. The Design Manager will be expected to work with other Design Managers and departments within IHSE, in formulating best practice in design management techniques and reviews, lessons learnt and providing continual improvement and sustainable success.The post holder will report to the Principal Communications and Controls Engineer.The PersonThe ideal candidate will have the following skills/experience:Criterion 1 A chartered architect or engineer and fellow or member of RIBA, CIBSE, IMECHe, IET or equivalent with experience of design and construction in both contemporary and historic settings, including works to occupied buildings, with innovative, safe and cost-effective solutions, recognizing current legislation and standards.Criterion 2Substantial experience of: Design Management and assurance processes Working with key technical stakeholders, operators, and end users, as the informed client, to define the project requirements and the Client brief. Developing feasibility studies.An understanding of: Government Soft Landings. Use of the NEC3 and NEC4 contract is desired.Criterion 3 Proven experience of planning and organisational skills, including the ability to approach challenges with intellectual rigour, work calmly and flexibly under pressure and manage competing priorities and changing deadlines.So what's next?If your interested in applying, please submit your CV, portfolio and 500 word cover letter.More information and the full criteria can be found on the job description.

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