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Design Coordinator

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £300 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 09 August 2024
  • Job Ref: 407848LMO

Design Coordinator – 6 Month Contract – Utilities - £300 per day - Hybrid/Warrington

My client have been awarded a multi-year framework to provide the overall management and execution of the larger-scale on-site asset maintenance activities across their projects in the North West of England. This includes the provision and management of engineering services to manage and deliver diverse works, and intend to optimise the operation of their water, wastewater and energy production for effective and efficient management of their end-to-end system.

My client are looking for a candidate to support the Framework Design Manager in coordination of design across the whole of the framework to ensure statutory duties, obligations under the contract and standards are met in an effective, efficient and continuously improving service delivering best value.

Role and Duties
• Working from home and client offices Warrington & South Manchester , and attending sites & design offices across the service area.
• Supporting & administering the framework Design Management function as a service to the ‘cradle to grave’ Project Managers, including helping to define design scope, parameters and constraints with client stakeholders.
• Advising on and implementing design strategies for programmes and projects, including advising on the appointment of designers which will include specialists and design and build contractors across a multitude of design disciplines.
• Administering the design management processes, procedures & governance across the MSP contract.
• Work with the MSP leads within the office and other key contacts to assist collating and planning resource demand for engineering and design resource forecasting to optimise utilisation
• Point of contact to monitor performance and progress management of the design teams
• Design package management of design commissions to ensure delivery to programme, budget and quality providing the primary interface with the work package delivery teams.
• Supporting a culture of safe, buildable, easily commissioned and operable design solutions through administration of suitable design review processes including HAZOP, ALM, and Eliminating Harm.
• Monitor compliance with technical standards raising and pursuing challenge where opportunities for efficiency are identified.
• Monitoring & facilitating adherence of design to MSP design approvals process/workflow, providing input and support into the MSP process as required
• Reviewing and contributing to the management of change where it affects design.
• Supporting the MSP team in mitigating key project and programme risks identifying blockers/issues and contributing to developing solutions to resolve them.
• Working closely with colleagues and stakeholders to ensure efficient use of design resources, identifying & implementing design efficiencies and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Responsible for:
• Supporting Framework compliance to the CDM Principal Designer role.
• Supporting project delivery teams in defining extent of design scope, constraints, parameters and agreeing design deliverables as part of project delivery strategy.
• Arranging Design Reviews & Technical Assurance Reviews
• Implementation and support continuous development of framework design processes, including Design Management Handbook and assisting the implementation of framework BIM strategy
• Providing guidance to project designers on day to day project related issues as well as personal development

Skills / Qualifications:
• HNC / HND or degree in relevant engineering discipline,
• Progressing towards a Chartered professional review with relevant chartered body,
• Driving Licence,
• 3 Years+ Design Coordination experience preferably in the Water Industry
• 3 Years+ in a Mechanical, Electrical ICA or Civils discipline either in a maintenance, design or capital delivery role
• Good understanding of a project lifecycle including commissioning, & operation/maintenance.
• Experience and knowledge of CDM (2015) Regulations