Head of M&E Design Job, London

Job Summary

Head of M&E Design Job, London

A well-established independent building services consultancy is seeking a Director level candidate to head up their M&E design team.

  • London (London, England)Job location
  • £80000 - £100000 per annumEstimated job salary
  • Permanent (Full-Time)Employment type
Job Description

Head of M&E Design Job, London

A well-established independent building services consultancy is seeking a Director level candidate to head up their M&E design team.

The Role

  • To develop and effectively manage the building services engineering team within the company to ensure projects are delivered technically correct and on time, whilst achieving the budget GP profit level.
  • Deliver a cascade plan annually (Oct) with key deliverables, targets, both operationally and financially.
  • Building a professional integrated engineering team that is focused on collaboration as a key element for success.
  • A team that takes ownership of their contribution and how they work together has a strong shared vision that will continuously search for ways to improve.
  • Managing a professional integrated engineering consultancy service, across the offices, highly focused directly to client needs providing the best technical and cost effective solutions delivered on time and in line with their Quality Assurance procedures, whilst providing staff a good team working environment and structured career progression in line with their core values at all times”

Accountabilities

  • Meet and exceed client expectations.
  • Understanding requirements of clients brief
  • Deliver projects on time and budget.
  • Quality of project documentation
  • Develop and deliver an appropriate business unit strategy that contributes to organisational strategic objectives.
  • Manage and meet department budget.
  • Secure new work to meet revenue budget in conjunction with the Head of Design – Client Development.
  • Complete work in time frame and within budget / RIBA work stages
  • Review and management of time sheets on a weekly basis
  • Management of expenses monthly
  • Ensuring project profitability on a weekly basis
  • Identify and pursue additional fees due to changes of brief (DCO) monthly.
  • Lead the Design team – create and maintain a team that consistently performs to the highest level and meets team performance targets.
  • Recruit the right people at the right time.
  • Develop and motivate the team to perform at continually improving levels and in line with core values.
  • Create the culture, conditions, and environment to retain talented staff.
  • Conduct regular 1:1 and annual appraisals.

Financial

  • Setup and manage all project costs using Access Acloud, billing sheets etc.
  • Manage own time spent on projects to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Monitor individual project progress against expected fee spend.
  • Carry out invoicing monthly against project progress.
  • Pursue all outstanding sales ledger debtors (45 days maximum target)
  • Review project costs and pursue additional fees for changes to scope.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on time and within fee budget.
  • Authorize staff timesheets- Access.

Performance Indicators

  • Achieve turnover for Design against budget.
  • Achieve gross profit for Design against budget.
  • Achieve chargeable time against budget.
  • Reduce and maintain Accidents and Near Misses to targeted levels
  • Accuracy of briefs and tenders to ensure projects are delivered within cost and time projections.
  • Client satisfaction and repeat projects by delivering consistently high-quality service.
  • Design team staff satisfaction
  • Year-on-year improvement in design function efficiency
  • Low design team staff turnover
  • Maintain quality of documentation