Lead Design Manager – Water/Wastewater

Full Time @ Jacobs Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : January 12, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

As a senior member of our engineering team, you could be working on water and/or wastewater treatment projects (industrial and domestic wastewater) as well as clean water and sewage networks, transmission systems and transfer pumping stations, pipeline, and major tunnel projects. The right candidate will be given the opportunity to lead multi-disciplinary design teams providing leadership and technical input to a variety of phases of projects from feasibility, master planning, concept design right through the delivery life cycle process including preliminary and detailed design, Contract document preparation through to governance of design quality and scope compliance in construction.

  • Stormwater networks and large diameter tunnels
  • Large capacity pumping stations
  • Contract document preparation
  • Experience acting in a dual function as deputy project manager would be advantageous
  • Commercial tracking and monitoring delivery

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Mentoring & developing graduate, Engineers & Senior Engineers within the civil engineering function.
  • Undertaking checking of design deliverables/outputs
  • Setting & Maintaining standards for technical quality ensuring designs meet Client specification
  • Provide direction and leadership of multi-disciplinary global delivery teams
  • Leading a project design team to complete scopes of work to schedule and agreed time frames
  • Working with project managers and other design team members in an integrated approach
  • Working to meet Health and Safety and overall project quality objectives
  • Support the project manager commercially, ensuring project financial performance within civil discipline budget on projects
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with stakeholders and with the other Jacobs discipline leads on projects

About You

You will be degree qualified with a BSc in Civil Engineering or other related qualification and have 20 years of professional experience within engineering. You will have Chartered Engineer status, with management experience. PMP would be advantageous but not essential. Knowledge and experience of the current water industry and drainage design best practice is required, alongside, Significant demonstrable experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team to deliver major water/wastewater/ transmission systems engineering projects. You will have demonstrable experience in leading the civil design of medium or large projects Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with client and other project team members. Experience of leading a successful team of engineers including line management, technicians, and design engineers, including coaching and mentoring experience

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