Design Lead

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our purpose, culture and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunities for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do and aspire to be industry leading, with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.
 
We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.
 
We have opportunities for Design Team leaders to lead our multi-disciplinary design teams, working collaboratively with SWW from South West offices.  Reporting to the Regional Design Manager, you will be responsible for leading the production of designs on a wide range of AMP7 infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.
 
What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel. A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Working alongside the Design Manager and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. 
  • To provide outline and detailed engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
  • To lead and promote innovation, challenging our clients, design partners and the supply chain to ensure cost effectiveness in both our design solutions and design activities
  • To manage, mentor and develop the Design Engineers in conjunction with the Regional Design Manager, who has responsibility to closely coordinate design production between Nomenca’s in house design teams, external design companies, our supply chain and where applicable our client designers.
  • To prepare design budgets and programmes for all design activities
  • To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI’s.
  • To prepare and review detailed calculations to prove proposed design where applicable
  • Liaison with client’s engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved In accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract. 
  • Attend internal and external design reviews and where applicable progress meetings
 
The experience we’re looking for in a candidate
  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Self motivation
  • Be able to organise yourself and others workload
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
 
The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Proven Commercial management skills with a proactive approach to achieving results 
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Proven influencing and negotiation skills to both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Self-starter who has experience of leading and managing functions
 
What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car Scheme
  • 5% pension contribution
  • 3x salary life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday Trading 
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Perks at work (discount at High Street retailers)
 
 

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