Job Title

Design Manager

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  • Salary: £45000 - £60000
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  • Job ID: 01261
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Job Description


Job Title: Design Manager

Location: West Sussex

Salary: £45- £60k depending on experience + Excellent Benefits


Reporting to: SED Manager

Liaising with: SED team and Operations team

Direct Reports: Yes

Department: SED (scoping/estimating/design)

Location: West Sussex


  • 5 years experience in a similar role, preferably clean water based
  • BTEC HNC/HND in an engineering field as a minimum
  • EUSR water hygiene card
  • Competent in using Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Full UK driving license
  • Ability to take decisions and demonstrate accountability and integrity.
  • Ability be an active and participating team member, able to transfer skills to others in order to achieve business objectives
  • Ability to troubleshoot and strategize in order to meet the long-term vision of the company.
  • Problem solver and target driven individual.
  • Ability to deliver required results while working in a high pressure environment.
  • Sound communication and organisation skills as well as an attention to detail

Role Purpose

Managing, co-ordinating, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & control of all aspects of primarily clean water design projects but wastewater where required.

Role Summary

  • Taking the lead responsibility for MEICA & Civil design projects throughout the outline design, detailed design and construction support stages
  • Directly manage a team of multidisciplinary design engineers to produce design outputs compliant with clients specifications and standards.
  • Managing specialist external design resources where required
  • Preparation and agreement of fee proposals, programmes and general management of resources
  • Carrying out site scoping/survey visits as required to obtain information necessary for design development
  • Ensuring that all design is developed, produced and approved in line with companies QA procedures
  • Reviewing, auditing and approving all technical reports, appraisals, designs and drawings
  • Arranging and chairing workshops and regular design meetings to review design proposals and progress
  • Assisting with placement and management of procurement packages
  • Presenting technical data or project results
  • Maintaining design input throughout the project lifecycle
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate to this post


  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Health care cover for employee only
  • Access to EAP
  • Access to Medicash
  • Continuous development opportunities