Design Manager

Job Category:  Engineering
Contract Partner Company:  MEH Alliance
Employing Company:  Balfour Beatty

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Design Manager 

MEH Alliance / Balfour Beatty 

Hinkley Point C 





•    To create, implement and manage the design solutions for the Hinkley C CBS.
•    To provide specialist technical support and guidance to the CBS operations teams.
•    To ensure the integration, technical assurance, compliance, health, safety and sustainability of design and engineering to enable compliant defect free handover for operational service, delivered to programme and budget.
•    Coordination with the Principle Designer and Principle Contractor ensuring regular flow of information to comply with meeting the requirements of CDM



•    General
o    Manage and Lead a design team to provide effective design solutions for the Hinkley ‘C’ Common Building Services – CBS includes temporary (circa five year) power distribution, small power, lighting, ventilation fire alarm systems & general fixing arrangements.
o    Ensure effective utilisation and cost recovery of approximately ten staff in line with resource requirements.
o    For direct reports; 
    Manage and evaluate competency and capability (SQEP).
    Manage and evaluate training requirements including CPD events.
    Manage and support the development of trainees and graduates.



•    Design Delivery
o    Manage and lead the development and implementation of design proposals, ensuring they meet customer requirements, including budget &programme constraints, presenting proposals to customers and stakeholders.
o    Chair and manage design & other technical review workshops & meetings with stakeholders. 
o    Manage, create, and review requisition specifications for equipment.
o    Manage, create and or review strategies and guidance on the buildability, operability, maintainability, de-constructability of design proposals to operations teams.
•    Review and approve design documentation.



Key Deliverables:    
•    Design Proposals
•    Design Documentation
•    Technical Review Workshop Output
•    Requisition Specifications
•    Constructability Analyses



Minimum Qualifications/ Experience 
(as per MEH matrix)

•    This role requires an individual with proven experience at a senior level in delivering building services design and successfully implementing design strategies. 
•    Minimum of ten years’ experience in a building services or similar regulated industry.
•    Leadership skills are required to deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer specific focus.
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners and delivery team members under time pressure.
•    Experience of leading a team and/or coaching a team is desirable.
•    Numeracy and report writing is a requirement
•    Good working knowledge of AutoCAD & Revit and any other software applications required to meet the needs of providing a designed solution.
•    The individual will have experience within the most current forms of procurement
•    Relevant professional membership with an appropriate institute e.g. RIBA, BIBSE, IET, aligned to the workstream 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, in particular designer duties and responsibilities under CDM and other regulatory requirements



Additional Qualifications/ Experience:    
•    Positive, can-do mentality
•    Proven track record of success.
•    Strong leader with collaborative nature
•    Ability to reach sensible compromise position
•    Strong focus on team performance, training, mentoring and integration with client and Alliance teams.


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.