Senior Design Manager – Aviation

Senior Design Manager – Aviation

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Ports, Marine & Aviation

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  • Salary:

    Competitive salary, plus profit share bonus structure

  • Contact:

    Mark Richey

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Due to ongoing growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Design Manager to lead and deliver small to medium projects, on behalf of a leading UK Design and Engineering Consultancy, based at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports.

The Senior Design Manager will report to the Aviation Sector Director, with key objectives including:
  • Bidding for, winning  and delivering  design projects
  • Managing design teams
  • Maintain and grow brand presence
  • Initiate new client relationships
  • Managing internal and external client expectations

The Senior Design Manager will be responsible for:
  • Managing  and co-ordinating internal design resource and facilitating design meetings
  • Monitoring delivery and producing design reports, design programmes and deliverables registers
  • Assuming position as enquiry manager for new bid work
  • Ensuring commercial control over design projects including setting of project budgets, allocating fee targets, monitoring fee spend, carrying out change control with client and liaising with internal commercial teams
  • Acting as key interface with clients
  • Accountability for high levels of performance in terms of design, build ability, CDM and sustainability

The Senior Design Engineer will have:
  • Experience of managing design projects within Aviation sector
  • Knowledge of Airport operations including, screening, baggage handling, civils works and terminal
  • Relevant Degree in a Design subject or extensive Design Management knowledge
  • Understanding of 2015 CDM regulations
  • Project Programming knowledge
  • Good M&E and civil/structural design and installation knowledge

On offer is an excellent package including competitive salary, car allowance, enhanced holiday and pension scheme, health care and profit share bonus structure.

To apply or to discuss this opportunity in further detail, please apply as instructed.

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