Design Manager (Multi Occupancy Buildings and Complex Distribution Systems)

£53,100 - £63,300 yearly
  • SGN
  • Kent, UK
  • Sep 06, 2023
Full time Design Management

Job Description

Design Manager (Multi Occupancy Buildings and Complex Distribution Systems)

Location: St Mary Cray

Salary: £53.1k - £63.3k per annum (Dependent on skills & qualifications)

Reference: REQ3085

Do you want to be a part of an innovative and supportive team, where there are great opportunities for career progression and development?

An opportunity has arisen for the position of Design Manager (MOBs and CDS) in the Network Management Distribution team (Risk Management), reporting to the Engineering Assurance Manager. The base location is St Mary Cray, but the successful candidate must be willing to travel throughout SGN’s Southern and Scotland Networks to carry out site inspections and attend meetings with other business areas or external parties including building owners.

What will you be doing day to day?

  • Managing a team of designers
  • Appraisal of standard designs for MOBs
  • Appraisal of complex designs for MOBs and CDS installations
  • Producing technical reports
  • Ensure designs are compliant with the relevant Legislation and technical standards
  • Work with operational teams on application of designs
  • Manage any design variations on projects
  • Work with Local Authorities and other 3rd parties on planning and approval of designs
  • Provide technical support on MOBs and CDS as needed within SGN
  • Supporting the wider Network Management team with other tasks when required

What you’ll need

  • You must be a qualified Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or working towards this
  • You will have previous experience in Engineering Design
  • You will ideally have experience of managing staff
  • You must be able to demonstrate a history of successfully delivering projects, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong technical knowledge and understanding of the gas network
  • Highly motivated with a flexible approach
  • Ability to respond and adapt quickly to change; and meet tight deadlines
  • The role will require some travel around the UK, therefore you must have a valid driving licence

If you don’t have all the qualifications, we would still love to hear from you… we provide our own specialised learning and development programs, providing access to learning tools to help you acquire the skills needed to excel in our environment.

What’s in it for you?

  • Job security and genuine learning and development opportunities
  • Holiday and sickness package
  • HolidayPlus - Buy up to 10 additional days holiday, available all year round
  • Retail & leisure discounts
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Company pension scheme – with company contributions between 6 -12% (depending on length of service and personal % contribution​)
  • Gym & mobile discounts
  • Virtual GP - Our GP Helpline is a virtual GP service which offers unlimited access to GP at a time which suits you

What we do…

We’re on a journey to transform the future of gas and we think outside the box – futuristic technologies and robotics are leading our innovation. Keeping our customers safe and warm is what we do but beyond that, we want to make the world a better place, which is why we’re passionate about helping in our communities, reducing our carbon footprint and driving innovation in our industry.

At SGN, we strive to sustain our world through managing the network that distributes natural and green gas across the south of England and Scotland. We have an important responsibility to keep the gas flowing to 5.9 million homes and businesses. Your work directly impacts SGNs commitments to keeping our customers’ homes and businesses safe.

SGN is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is something we are passionate about working towards at SGN. We want our workplace to be an innovative and inclusive place to work, where every single person feels empowered to achieve professional success. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, skin colour, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.