Mechanical Engineering Design Manager

City of London
£53000 - £55000 per annum
10 Mar 2017
07 Apr 2017
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is undergoing a massive restoration project on their premises in Central London. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Design Manager is required to help tackle the significant refurbishment work that needs to be done. You will be working as part of a small team of Design Managers from a variety of professional backgrounds, with a responsibility to deliver a full and diverse range of engineering design work-streams.

The successful candidate will have a great deal of experience working on large scale construction and refurbishment projects. If you have experience of working on heritage projects you will have an advantage. Although initially this will be a 12 month contract there is a strong chance this will be extended.

Your responsibilities will include:

Pro-actively lead mechanical design tasks and be the point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
Ensure that design task outcomes and requirements are adequately defined and that the needs of the users and all other stakeholders are fully and properly understood and accounted for
Ensure that design tasks remain within the agreed scope, timescales and approved funding and should the scope change and/or costs change significantly, seek revised approval
Liaise and communicate with all design task stakeholders throughout the life time of the project, including pro-actively anticipating and planning for possible variations.

Skills and Qualifications:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Building Services, Public Health or Hydraulic Engineering or related discipline.
Chartered or Incorporated member working towards Chartered status, of a recognised, accredited professional engineering body e.g. Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers
PRINCE2 or MSP Certified
Experience as a design delivery manager; or of mechanical engineering design of a large complex highly serviced building; e.g. hospital, data centre, or laboratory complex
Demonstrable experience of managing consultants to ensure project delivery is to time, budget, and agreed quality standards
Experience of ensuring the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice where appropriate.

Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Design Manager Construction Projects
Location Central London
Job Type: 12 month Contract
Salary: Circa £53,000pa Negotiable
Job ID:LF/HQ 12878


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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