Technical Manager - Design / Temporary works

Posted 12 days 17 hours ago by Deploy UK

£48,000 Annual
Not Specified
Temporary Jobs
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Technical Manager

SECTOR: Infrastructure

JOB FAMILY: Delivery

REPORTING TO: Senior Technical Manager/Engineering Delivery Manager


To provide functional support for all aspects of engineering within Infrastructure; a source of knowledge, advice, experience and support to the Delivery Teams when providing engineering solutions for our Customers. To ensure compliance with our permanent and temporary work design management processes. To provide advice and support on engineering issues to the Pre-delivery team as required. To capture and provide data to the business on our engineering performance so that lessons and best practice can be identified, shared and embedded into our processes.

To lead by example, displaying a professional, open and collaborative attitude with a focus on development of skills and learning through continuous feedback. Promote understanding and awareness of technical challenges through your engagements with teams, promoting the provision of efficient and appropriate engineering solutions.

Core Responsibilities:

•Ensuring compliance with our Design Management Process and our Temporary Works Management Procedure PD/SOP/091.

•Reviewing and understanding the Design and Temporary Works Management and Assurance requirements of our key Clients

•Providing technical support and guidance to the delivery team and in particular aid their understanding of their role in design and temporary works management.

•Ensuring that there is an agreed and appropriate level of technical service to our projects, including agreed timescales/programme and schedule of deliverables.

•Support the delivery management team by helping to manage the input from specialist supply chain to engineering solutions and temporary works designs

•Providing engineering solutions that are consistent with our brand and Customer needs, ensuring engagement with stakeholders and suppliers as required.

•Ensure that data is captured to monitor the quality and timeliness of designs, and the performance of external designers.

•Contribute to successful commercial outcomes through robust management of engineering risks and opportunities.

Other Responsibilities:

•Promote and comply with Osborne's commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.

•Provide engineering solutions to support the delivery teams in driving efficient delivery of their projects and enhancing the reputation of Osborne.

•Promote Osborne's values.

•Supporting pre-construction during bidding activity.

•Embracing technology, including BIM, to create efficiency in methods of planning, designing, managing and controlling our engineering output.

•Provide support and mentoring to undergraduates, graduates and assistant engineers.


Key Competencies

•Effective communication skills with the ability to accurately and precisely inform both verbally and in writing to audiences of differing technical understanding.

•High levels of personal energy and comfortable operating in a complex, fast paced environment.

•Innovative and passionate to improve.

•Tenacity and persistence to resolve issues.

•Confidence to challenge and ensure clear understanding of the problem and the associated technical solutions.

•Familiarity with Osborne permanent works and temporary works design management processes and the legislation behind them.

•Experience in delivering engineering solutions and associated documentation to achieve technical approval.

•Ability to support and coach teams to improve their understanding of the role they play in successfully delivering engineering solutions.

•The ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal teams, suppliers, and our Customers.

•An understanding of appropriate collaborative behaviours and communications styles for a range of audiences, eg. Customers, civils operatives and suppliers.


•Ability to communicate with, support and influence Delivery teams to ensure that safe and efficient engineering solutions are used on site

•Desire to learn and improve, embedding learning and best practice into engineering solutions

•Understanding of design and temporary works management processes

•Methodical approach to problem identification and solution development

•Strong resilience and flexibility.

•Strong safety leadership.

Experience and Knowledge

•Experience of identifying and managing the production and implementation of technical solutions within a civil engineering environment.

•Understanding the available standards and guidance used to inform technical solutions in the infrastructure sector.

•Understanding the technical approval and assurance processes demanded by key Clients in the Infrastructure sector (primarily road and rail).

•Familiarity with the roles and responsibilities of the 'Contractor's Responsible Engineer' for Network Rail schemes, including experience/aspiration to undertake this role.

•Understanding of how required levels of quality are identified and managed during both design and implementation and how non-conformance with respect of quality should be addressed.

•Good understating of BIM and technology and an ability to embrace and drive innovation.

•Awareness of the need to identify and implementing continuous improvement when providing technical solutions.

•Understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with the CDM Regulations.

•Understanding of how H&S risk should be managed during both the design and implementation stages of projects

•Likely to have worked in a major civil engineering business on complex rail or highways projects.

•Evidence of building effective relationships with a diverse range of team members...... click apply for full job details

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