Group Projects Design Manager

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    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development, Technical Services

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Lee

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Group Project Design Manager

Location: UK - Remote with occasional travel

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per annum + package

Reports to: Group Technical Delivery Lead

Capstone have partnered with one of the UK's leading Port Operators, who are looking to recruit am exceptional Project Design Manager in order to support ambitious growth plans.

The purpose of this role is to manage the technical delivery of specific major capital projects, leading or managing the projects asset workstream. Through strong technical management and delivery, the returns of the project should be optimised throughout its lifecycle. Typically projects relevant for Group Projects will range between GBP 20 mill and 150 mill while lower value projects of strategic nature are also in scope.

The aim of Group Projects and therefore also this role is to optimise the returns on projects. I.e. faster delivery, lower capital spends and improved ability to react to commercial opportunities


  • Asset Lead on major Development projects - responsible for scope definition and management of delivery of key technical work packages
  • Ensure an effective resourcing plan is established to deliver the asset workstream, utilising the existing regional organisation and the Group Professional Services Framework (GPSF)
  • Leading deliverable reviews of Consultant and Contractor output to ensure a robust technical approach and that the scope and key outputs have been delivered
  • Identifying, planning and managing procurement activities for the asset workstream including the GPSF and survey works. This will include developing tender documentation, responding to tender clarifications, undertaking, or managing tender reviews and supporting the contract award process
  • Coordination of asset workstream outputs with Development and Delivery Managers to develop key project requirements including scheduling, cost planning and risk management
  • Support Project Development Managers in asset scope definition, customer, and operational requirements
  • Support the development and implementation of Group Projects technical best practice tools and share best practice across the wider group
  • Proactively identify and address risks and opportunities


  • Strong track record of technical project delivery - motivated by delivering enhanced project value
  • Hands on approach with a key focus on critical deliverables
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to understand all functional drivers
  • Proactive and high energy personality
  • Assertive of nature - able to challenge internal stakeholders in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Ability to operate in a 'lean' client model understanding the practical way forward to reach results
  • Experience with projects in a port environment and/or supply chain related industrial environment

If you are interested in this opportunity and fit the above criteria, please contact Sam Lee on 020 3757 5000 or email

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