||Head of Design Management - Infrastructure
||Head of Design Management – Infrastructure
£80,000 plus benefits
Our client provides design and construction services to a wide range of clients and is well known for their expertise across many sectors. Their current successes have now led to the need to appoint a highly experienced and talented Head of Design Management.
The role will see this experienced individual join a passionate team of design professionals.
The position will take responsibility for leading the infrastructure divisions approach to design management, previous experience in Design Management on major infrastructure schemes is essential.
You will have strong Design and Construct experience, and can show commercial and contractual acumen in appointment and management of design consultants. You will be an influential individual who will drive performance improvement and increase process compliance.
As the Head of Design Management you will provide functional leadership and strategy for design management across the five Infrastructure Business units.
You will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and managing effective design resource and team profile at bid and delivery stages. Additionally developing the design management strategy and approach on bids (including personally on most significant bids.) You will support and validate all recruitment of into design management positions and contribute to identification and development of Winning Strategies. Ensure strength and sufficiency of design teams with early alignment.
Additionally lead a high level cross business review of design management systems and controls and drive improvements to enhance performance and risk management.
Also supporting project teams in the creation, adoption and implementation of effective BIM strategies to ensure value added.
You will create an effective Design Management Community of Practice with coordinated knowledge management and communication to harness and share learning, knowledge and experience and participate in the early identification and alignment of appropriate design consultants for future opportunities. You will develop their skill, capability, process and control in Value Engineering to ensure effective decisions and commercial outcomes and oversee implementation and compliance with CDM Regulations.
You will lead and implement audit and peer review of design management function across business units, providing support and advice as well as governance.
Ideally you will hold a similar position and be a Chartered Civil Engineer with experience in the following sectors:- Rail, Highways, Nuclear, Energy, Aviation, Water.
Our client offers excellent prospects and a very healthy salary and benefits package.