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Calling all MEICA Design Managers!

Blueprint Recruitment have a fantastic new opportunity for a seasoned MEICA Design Manager to join a leading Water Treatment company on a long-term contract basis in either Hampton or Maple Lodge. As the selected candidate, your primary responsibility will be to lead a team of design engineers in the development of wastewater technical solutions, from initial need statement through optioneering, solution development, value engineering, detail design and construction support.

Our client is a leading Design and Build non-infrastructure solution provider in the UK water sector. They offer a full range of end-to-end services for water and wastewater treatment projects from high-value major projects, through to smaller scale developments.

Key responsibilities:

Assure the development of cost-effective design solutions within project budget, while prudently managing and communicating solution risks throughout the development process.

· Cultivate collaborative relationships with clients, design teams, construction personnel, and supply chain representatives, emphasizing buildability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs.

· Ensure the completion of sustainable design solutions in compliance with CDM Regulations.

·  Provide design solutions that align with the requirements of the program's systems and governance procedures.

· Negotiate design budgets, monitor performance against the budget, and offer forecasted costs for individual projects to completion.

· Document, monitor, and control design changes to optimize cost efficiency.

· Establish and concur on design costs and program timescales with the Programme Manager.

· Organize necessary work and document the Design Management Plan/Project Execution Plan. Successfully deliver the design stage outputs for each project within the agreed timescale and budget.

Key requirements:

· Experience of technical project delivery in a design-build environment

· Experience in the Wastewater Treatment Industry

· Degree in an engineering-related discipline

· Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams

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

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Mac Howieson on 02392 603030 or email

Alternatively, please apply directly using the “Apply” option below.

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