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Design Manager


Balfour Beatty
Location: Slough
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Management Jobs
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Design Manager


Job number: UK16377

Company/Division: Construction Services UK

Career area: Design Engineering

Country: UK


Location:

UK, South East, Slough


Contract type:

Permanent

Apply Now

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a DESIGN MANAGER to join our Regional team to work in Slough.

Role Purpose:

* To provide design management support to Civil/Structures and Scape projects bids, pre-construction up to completion and handover in addition to supporting multiple live projects.

What you'll be doing

As a DESIGN MANAGER, you will have the following accountabilities:

* Manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer
* Safety in construction and use
* Quality within affordable parameters
* Ease of maintenance, energy efficiency with minimum environmental impact
* Innovation to meet customer goals and positive impact on the local community
* Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design Team. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specifications, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties
* Provide advice and guidance on the buildability of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages
* Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required such as planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water
* Support the Safety by Design & Engineering forum or other similar forums, representing the business stream
* Lead the development and management of the design deliverables programme
* Ensure there is a clear schedule of design deliverables
* Lead gate reviews activities to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved at each project gate to include appropriate communication to Bid Managers and other Design/Work Winning team members
* Lead the co-ordination and production of design data, bid deliverables, reports and documentation essential to the project and contractual requirements and report progress against the design deliverables programme
* Lead the implementation of the BIM CSUK protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models
* Liaise with our BIM management during the bid and construction stages ensuring the supply chain is fully aware of BIM requirements
* Consider the application of Lean construction techniques in order to save money, reduce waste and optimise construction
* Ensure that learning and best practice is captured from the bid/project with the aim of sharing it across the business stream and the UKCS business.

Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

* This role requires an individual with proven experience in delivering design services within a Work Winning environment and successfully implementing design strategies as well as relevant project experience
* Much of the works will be Civil biased (highways, bridges etc) and a proven record in successfull delivery of similar works would be required
* Leadership skills in a matrix organisation are required to deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer and business sector specific focus. Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure
* The individual will know what good looks like in tender submissions and would have hands on experience of delivering work-winning bids in a timely manner and also experience of delivering design in production
* Good working knowledge of BIM is required
* Will have experience within the most current forms of procurement. Working knowledge of NEC contract is required
* Relevant experience dealing with Network Rail and Highway England approval process
* Relevant experience in managing common data environment
* Relevant experience in Design and Construct contracts
* Relevant Professional membership with an appropriate institute, e.g. ICE, Istructe, Ciob aligned to the work stream is recommended
* A valid CSCS card is a requirement
* Excellent IT Skills relevant to the Business Stream are desirable and Microsoft Office is essential
* Detailed knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material, applicable to the Business Stream
* Should have a desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the relevant Business Stream.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.
Design Manager


Job number: UK16377

Company/Division: Construction Services UK

Career area: Design Engineering

Country: UK


Location:

UK, South East, Slough


Contract type:

Permanent

Apply Now

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a DESIGN MANAGER to join our Regional team to work in Slough.

Role Purpose:

* To provide design management support to Civil/Structures and Scape projects bids, pre-construction up to completion and handover in addition to supporting multiple live projects.

What you'll be doing

As a DESIGN MANAGER, you will have the following accountabilities:

* Manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer
* Safety in construction and use
* Quality within affordable parameters
* Ease of maintenance, energy efficiency with minimum environmental impact
* Innovation to meet customer goals and positive impact on the local community
* Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design Team. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specifications, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties
* Provide advice and guidance on the buildability of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages
* Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required such as planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water
* Support the Safety by Design & Engineering forum or other similar forums, representing the business stream
* Lead the development and management of the design deliverables programme
* Ensure there is a clear schedule of design deliverables
* Lead gate reviews activities to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved at each project gate to include appropriate communication to Bid Managers and other Design/Work Winning team members
* Lead the co-ordination and production of design data, bid deliverables, reports and documentation essential to the project and contractual requirements and report progress against the design deliverables programme
* Lead the implementation of the BIM CSUK protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models
* Liaise with our BIM management during the bid and construction stages ensuring the supply chain is fully aware of BIM requirements
* Consider the application of Lean construction techniques in order to save money, reduce waste and optimise construction
* Ensure that learning and best practice is captured from the bid/project with the aim of sharing it across the business stream and the UKCS business.

Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

* This role requires an individual with proven experience in delivering design services within a Work Winning environment and successfully implementing design strategies as well as relevant project experience
* Much of the works will be Civil biased (highways, bridges etc) and a proven record in successfull delivery of similar works would be required
* Leadership skills in a matrix organisation are required to deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer and business sector specific focus. Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure
* The individual will know what good looks like in tender submissions and would have hands on experience of delivering work-winning bids in a timely manner and also experience of delivering design in production
* Good working knowledge of BIM is required
* Will have experience within the most current forms of procurement. Working knowledge of NEC contract is required
* Relevant experience dealing with Network Rail and Highway England approval process
* Relevant experience in managing common data environment
* Relevant experience in Design and Construct contracts
* Relevant Professional membership with an appropriate institute, e.g. ICE, Istructe, Ciob aligned to the work stream is recommended
* A valid CSCS card is a requirement
* Excellent IT Skills relevant to the Business Stream are desirable and Microsoft Office is essential
* Detailed knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material, applicable to the Business Stream
* Should have a desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the relevant Business Stream.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.
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