Senior Design Manager

London, England, gb
Company: Murphy
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-06-16 06:04:12

Senior Design Manager – Water Infrastructure - London

Murphy are recruiting a Senior Design Manager to join the water team in Kentish Town, London. Leading, directing and innovating engineering solutions for clients across the south region ranging in value from £5-50m.

Reporting to the Engineering Lead

Based in Kentish Town, London

What you will be doing

  • Be responsible for design and design management for a business unit or a programme of works within a business unit
  • Lead on review of requirements at tender stage and allocate resources as appropriate during tender and upon successful award
  • Step in and assist design managers and design co-ordinators if they are struggling or where significant issues have arisen on projects
  • Lead on the development of business unit and functional documentation associated with design and design management
  • Produce design briefs for temporary and permanent works
  • Review submissions as directed for quality and sufficiency
  • Ensure conformance to the Murphy Design Management procedure
  • Lead design matters on small/medium/large/mega sized project/s as directed
  • Ensure consultants are appointed appropriately
  • Manage design managers/design co-ordinators on the project and within the business unit as appropriate
  • Allocate design tasks to individuals/companies as required and maintain associated RACI
  • Carry out staff appraisals when required and identify appropriate development activities.
  • Coach individual staff members
  • Review design progress and detail using CAD/BIM tools
  • Produce drawings and sketches as required using BIM/CAD tools
  • Review temporary works and ensure appropriate consideration of constructability and permanent works
  • Involvement in work winning to ensure consultants and engaged appropriately and adequate allowances are included in the bid
  • Mirror the Murphy Values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect in all behaviours.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
  • Who we’re looking for

  • Significant experience in a design coordination/ design management role within the piling and/or ground engineering sector
  • Management skills – confident managing staff, clients, figures, issues and programmes.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel.
  • HND or Engineering Degree qualified
  • Member of a recognised engineering institution. Incorporated Engineer or Chartered and or working towards membership.
  • Support senior design managers, consultants and multi-discipline engineering teams to deliver the design solutions to schedule and budget to a high standard of professional competence
  • About Murphy

  • Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.
  • Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.
  • Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy’s inclusive culture.
  • If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, then get in touch.

    What you’ll get in return

  • Murphy encourages professional and personal development through a recognised Professional Development Program approved by the ICE
  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 2 holiday days
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc
  • We’re proud to have become the latest employer to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records. Employers often ask candidates about criminal convictions at the initial stage of a job application. If so, people with convictions are often excluded from roles for which they may be qualified and capable of doing.

    By signing up to @Business in the Community’s Ban the Box campaign, we have committed to:

  • Removing the tick box from our job application forms that asks about criminal convictions
  • Considering applicants’ skills, experience, and ability to do the job before asking about criminal convictions
  • Ensuring that the circumstances of any convictions are fairly assessed before a decision is made 
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