MEP Project Manager / Design Manager

London, England / England
£45000 - £55000 per annum + 8% Pension, Life Assurance, BUPA, Bonu
25 Aug 2017
24 Sep 2017
Richard Federer
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with a global property developer to find them a degree qualified Mechanical bias Project / Design Manager to oversee a high-profile £1.5B mixed-use development in London. This is a great opportunity for a Mechanical Design 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 mechanical and public health 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 and 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 Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of five (5) 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 Mechanical Building Services and a good overview of other disciplines such as Electrical, Lighting, 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
  • Great work life balance

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