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Design Manager

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £45k - 60k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Scott Robbins
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 786 7018
  • Expiry Date: 15 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 402290SRO

Job Title: Design Manager
Location: Steppes (Glasgow)
Sector: Building & Construction, Design
Job Type: Permanent Role
Salary: Circa £45,000 to £60,000 Per Annum + Package

**Salary negotiable on relevant experience and level**

About The Role

Our client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with a Design Manager. Based at their office in Stepps, you will lead the design implementation phase for a portfolio of projects.

You will report directly to the Engineering Manager and the responsibilities will include :

To provide commitment to excellence in Health & Safety (H&S) in design, complying fully with relevant local specifications, codes, rules, regulations and requirements and all relevant H&S legislation

To ensure that H&S hazards are identified and managed and that residual risks are communicated effectively

To lead the Design team in delivery of their responsibilities and to ensure a focused approach to meet customer requirements and project objectives

To be accountable for the expenditure, efficiency challenge and overall outturn costs for the design element of project delivery, producing deliverables within the allocated resource hours and by key dates

To organise all elements of Design, documenting it in the Project Management Plan and preparing monthly status update reports as necessary

To ensure that the technical solution is produced to outperform on costs, whilst maintaining quality standards and delivery on time

To provide where required, technical support during Assembly and Commissioning stages

To ensure that all technical work is undertaken to the correct Standards and Specifications, following the appropriate Systems of Work and Quality Assurance procedures

To contribute to achieving the sustainability targets, particularly by reducing the embodied and operational Carbon Footprints of the solutions

To communicate and work effectively with people from other partner organisations, backgrounds and disciplines, utilising their knowledge and experience and add to this with your own experience and knowhow

To recognise and provide exceptional customer service both internally and with partners and externally with the Client, their Customers and the general public

Undertake such other duties, training and / or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role

In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of MWH Treatment as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

What our client offers

They provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

Packages include -
• A competitive salary
• Car / car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
• 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
• Contribution Pension scheme
• Life Assurance
• Health Insurance
• Private medical Insurance

And many more benefits including cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

About You

Essential :

Extensive experience of multi-disciplinary design management, in a design-build environment

Degree in an engineering-related discipline

Chartered Engineer in an engineering-related discipline

Must be delivery-driven with the ability to set targets and manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives

Working knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety

Extensive experience in large- scale project delivery

Strategic, operational, technical and management skills

Good general knowledge of all aspects of water treatment e.g. civil engineering, process engineering, electrical engineering and project management

Ability to present technical proposals clearly, confidently and convincingly


Experience of working for a global organisation

Experience of working with remote / dispersed teams

Experience in the Water / Wastewater Treatment Industry

Ability to embrace collaborative and innovative working

For more information, or to apply for this role, please contact Scott Robbins on LinkedIn or via