J N Bentley Ltd

Design Lead (BB-5EE72)

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Description:
Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB), our fully integrated engineering feasibility, design, construction and commissioning business, has a roll over framework contract to support Northumbrian Waters Capital Delivery Programme. The programme will improve clean and wastewater services across the Northumbrian region, as well as improving the environment. This appointment gives us direct allocation to a multimillion-pound programme of water and wastewater non-infrastructure and infrastructure projects.We are looking for talented Design Leads with strong water/wastewater sector design experience to join our team. Your role as a Design Lead will be to work collaboratively with a Contracts Manager and Quantity Surveyor to deliver the design for multiple projects, or a single large project. Responsibilities:People:Develop and lead your design team to successfully deliver projects and create a positive environment where staff are engaged and able to reach their potential. Provide clear and visible leadership to your project design team, including those working remotely from yourself.Undertake line management for multiple staff, including being responsible for their welfare and development.Delivery:Lead the delivery of multi-disciplinary design for either water, or wastewater infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.Have strong technical skills to lead the development of affordable and low carbon solutions, including managing risk.Deliver detailed design to meet the construction needs and client acceptance.Drive an excellence culture in your team including supporting the Design Manager to recruit and address competency gaps. Represent MMB in technical meetings with the client to achieve acceptances.Form collaborative relationships with the Contracts Manager and Quantity Surveyor, and balance the competing tensions of time, cost and quality, to successfully deliver outcomes to Northumbrian Water. Continually develop and challenge project delivery to improve our performance and provide positive challenges to your team to innovate and arrive at value driven designs.Provide direction and oversight of project control processes, with an emphasis on planning and monitoring performance, to achieve time and cost requirements, minimise risk, and ensure the output complies with the required standards and quality requirements.Be an enabler for using Mott MacDonald's Global Design Services and digital services. Embed a cultural approach to the management of safety, wellbeing, environment and sustainability within your team.Qualified design engineer (preferably Chartered or working towards Chartership)Water or wastewater non-infrastructure and infrastructure design experienceExperience of successfully developing and managing design quality control processes An experienced manager of peopleCommercial awareness and demonstrable experience of the successful application of design project controls, with a proven record in delivering design projects to program, budget and quality requirementsAn understanding of procurement and construction.Proactive approach and growth mindset, with an ability to adapt to changing scenariosAble to manage competing tensions for the benefit of developing better outcomesRemuneration:Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, skills, location and qualifications. Location:MMB are an adopter of agile working and the role location is flexible. The role will require the Design Lead to attend some meetings and site visits in the Northumbrian region with the office currently located in Seaham.

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