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Senior Design Manager / Project Manager - Surrey

  • Location:

    Weybridge, England

  • Sector:

    Design, Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + car allowance

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052021-73425_1621607748

  • Published:

    21 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    20 July 2021

  • Start date:


Senior Design Manager / Project Manager - Life Sciences - Surrey

Our client is one of the world's leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

They are looking for a Project Manager and Design Manager at their site in Surrey in the public sector; with laboratory, life sciences and bio-contamination experience.


£55,000 - £70,000 + car allowance

The successful Project Manager will plan, lead and manage the project team to ensure an integrated, sustainable and effective solution is developed which meets the requirements defined within the brief and benefits defined in the business case. The will also establish a strong working relationship with key stakeholders and ensure that all user requirements are captured, and approvals are in place to meet schedule dates, as well as understanding regulatory requirements.

They must have end to end project execution and management, ensuring clear goals, roles and deliverables are well defined and achieved using the RIBA Plan of Works 2020 or ProCure21 + and act as the Project Manager and Contract Administrator using NEC ECC building contract, chair, lead and accurately record project pre-start, progress, and handover meetings, manage the change control process using a pre-agreed client process and successfully manage the project through to handover and completion.

They will be accountable for reporting of project cost, programme, health & safety and performance using project controls and reporting tools and ensure that the project deliverables are achieved and able to be tested, commissioned and handed into operation in accordance with client requirements.


  • Experience of working with Pharmaceutical & Life Science Clients and/or Government Organisations.

  • Experience and working knowledge of biocontainment and high containment laboratories, facilities and environments (to SAPO and ACDP requirements) is desirable, but not essential.

  • Experience of IChemE and/or NEC contract administration and acting as the Project Manager under the ECC building contract using strong commercial and contractual management.

  • Experience in a range of capital and revenue projects, with a clear understanding of project management processes, tools and models particularly Association for Project Management (APM).

  • Proven track record in planning, implementation and delivery of complex projects, within a live operational environment, with multiple stakeholder interfaces.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills.

  • Degree qualification in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent academic achievement.

  • Professional qualifications (membership of an appropriate institution) including Incorporated or Chartered status with a relevant engineering professional body MIChemE, MCIBSE, MIMechE or MICE and/or MRICS or MAPM qualification (or equivalent).

  • Previous Incinerator project delivery experience, and knowledge and understanding of Incinerator project design and operational requirements a bonus.

To apply please send your CV in Word format.