Electrical Project / Design Manager - To £85K

London, England / England
£69999 - £85000 per annum + Package
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Richard Federer
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a large global property developer to find them a degree qualified Electrical bias Project / Design Manager to oversee a high-profile £2B mixed-use development in London.

This is a great opportunity for a Principal or Associate level Electrical Engineer to move into a dedicated client side role and be instrumental in the success of the one of the largest mixed-use developments currently under construction in London.

Reporting to the overall Development Director you will be responsible for minimising the risks, ensuring the programme and quality is maintained, managing the M&E design consultants and M&E contractors, monitoring their performance and advising the QS team on all commercial aspects relating to the electrical installations. This will involve;

  • Reviewing and approving the MEP design consultants invoicing and Fee variations.
  • Requesting proposal briefing documents and appointing the MEP design team.
  • Ensuring processes and procedures are followed through the entire project, identifying and resolving risks, coordination issues or quality issues.
  • Reviewing, commenting and approving all contractors proposed Value Engineering options
  • Overseeing the installation and commissioning of all MEP plant and equipment.
  • Maintaining good relationships with external consultants, contractors, trade associations, suppliers
  • Leading by example and ensuring all parties remain focussed on delivering excellence.
  • Responding to RFI's and managing the flow of information between key stakeholders.
  • Carry out regular site meetings and attend design team meetings.
  • Produce monthly reports summarising project progress, milestones and challenges.
  • Ensuring all engineering information is in accordance with CDM, British, Health and Safety and CIBSE guidelines.


  • Degree qualified in Building Services or Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Building Services within a consultancy, D&B contractor or developer.
  • Previous experience in seeing major projects (£100M) through from concept to construction.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of Electrical Building Services and a good overview of mechanical, public health and sustainability.
  • Good understanding of procurement methods, forms of contracts, commissioning and construction management.
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to establish rapport with senior stakeholders, architects, consultants and investors.
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


  • 8% pension
  • Private healthcare
  • 4 x life assurance
  • 25 days leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Discretionary annual bonus of 10% of base salary
  • Good work life balance

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