Technical Manager

Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South East

Reference: 26000sb

Expiration date: 08 September 2017

We are working in partnership with a global consultancy that specialises in delivering project in the water and natural resources sectors. They provide support and engineering throughout the project lifecycle, covering all disciplines operating in over 35 countries.

Roles and Responsibilities:

You will report directly to the Programme Area Design Manager and duties/responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Plan all technical aspects of the programme & projects, assisting in the formation of a design strategy and ensuring that this is adhered to.
  • Ensure rigorous application of the Risk & Value process and challenge technical solutions in order to provide best value.
  • Work with the Discipline Head (DH) to agree technical resources required and to forecast / manage resource costs throughout the project.
  • Ensure that any and all external design works are undertaken by suitably qualified and experienced teams which are provided with clearly defined scope culminating in agreed costs and timescales.
  • Monitor and report on the technical team’s progress on all required deliverables.
  • Attend production meetings and, where needed, chair design meetings.
  • Keep track of all scope changes and ensure that the change control process and technical query process are adhered to.

Person Specification:

  • Take the lead in driving a culture of continuous improvement within the design and wider community.
  • Drive excellence in Health & Safety in design, ensuring a culture of safer by design by eliminating hazards & risks wherever possible.
  • Support the Engineering Manager and champion the Benefit by Design business case objectives
  • Ensure every effort is undertaken to align the design with construction teams
  • Provide technical liaison with the end-user and construction manager.

Essential Experience: 

  • Relevant Engineering degree
  • Have previous experience within a similar role
  • Understand the principles of water and sewage treatment.