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Technical Manager / Design Manager

Ref: JN -012019-64721
GBP38000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum + benefits
UK, Surrey
Construction & Engineering, Design Management
28th January 2019
Job Type

Position: Technical Design Manager
Location: Surrey or London
Remuneration: 38,000 - 55,000 per annum with strong benefits including 26 days holiday, dc pension, private medical cover, company car or car allowance

Due to a number of significant project wins, a leading privately-owned Civil Engineering Contractor is seeking to strengthen its technical engineering capabilities by attracting an Engineer to the position of Technical Design Manager.

This position will find you responsible as technical lead, supporting across a number of projects and working closely with Project Managers. You will develop innovative engineering solutions that meet or exceed the required quality, programme, cost and safety standards of these projects.

Why would you consider this role?
-Development - our client wants to actively support individuals through their ICE Chartership along with progressing you through into CRE and CEM roles
-Engineering - front line involvement in driving the technical solution, devising construction methodology, operating across the development and delivery stages of the project.
-Flexibility - our client can base you from several locations and, as long as you deliver, would be happy for you to work from home.
-Culture - a unique culture is on offer, one that is driven by providing a proper work life balance which in turn means a happy and motivated team.
-Growth - projecting strong growth which will offer you a clear development path
-Team - They build great teams who prove time and time again that they work towards common goals

What you'll be doing?
-Manage external Designers working on different design and construction projects to meet key programme deliverables within Rail and / or Highways projects
-Be involved in both permanent works design and temporary works design
-Manage design processes during tenders and lead the development of Engineered solutions to provide a competitive advantage to winning work
-Have line management responsibility for other members of the Engineering Team and act as a Client Manager in liaison with Clients, throughout the Engineering Life Cycle of the project
-Explore innovative construction solutions and be able to generate value managed engineering solutions

What you'll need?
-Be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering
-Be chartered, or near chartered with the ICE or IStructE. Happy to consider individuals who are either TechEng or IEng as well.
-Hold demonstrable experience in developing effective engineering solutions in a project environment
-Be competent in using Word, Excel and other software requirements, to include programming
-Have good knowledge of construction techniques, CDM regulations, design standards and Eurocodes

Please do not hesitate to contact Rob Hobdell in confidence for a more comprehensive discussion surrounding what we feel is an excellent opportunity for a technically focused Engineer.

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