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  • Warrington, UK
  • £300 - £350 per day
  • Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: DESCOORD
  • Consultant: Leo Peat

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I am currently recruiting a Freelance Design Coordinator for a Civil Engineering contractor who have been awarded a place on the AMP8 United Utilities Framework.

The successful candidate will 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 incorporating external best practice, innovation and where appropriate technology.

As Freelance Design Coordinator, you will be 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.
  • Provide point of challenge on validating commercial strategy and maximise efficiency for design
  • Provide design related support, challenge, innovation & solutions to framework wide management issues
  • Challenging designers on adherence to UU standards and procedures (or departures from, where relevant)
  • Arranging Design Reviews & Technical Assurance Reviews
  • Support accurate capture & reporting of Design data and KPIs for monitoring, review and challenge, leading to proactive management of design.
  • Contribution to management of project risk and opportunity alongside the project delivery teams
  • 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
  • 100% SHEQ compliance for design
  • Facilitate designers working in close collaboration with colleague's, teams and clients forming supportive and positive, open relationships.

As Freelance Design Coordinator, you will have the following experience and qualifications;

  • Strong People and Collaboration skills
  • Technical understanding of Water and Waste water Processes and Asset types.
  • Commercial and Contractual appreciation to support the required commercial outcomes
  • Good problem-solving skills, able to provide efficient, effective solutions
  • Proactive and able to prioritise and re-prioritise tasks
  • Good understanding of a project lifecycle including commissioning, & operation/maintenance.
  • Experience and knowledge of CDM (2015) Regulations

If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more, please contact Leo Peat for further information.

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