MD: PM Design Manager (233307)

Life Sciences & Technology

Job Description:

This exciting opportunity is for an experienced Design Manager to be a part our Global Engineering Team. The Commercial Scale Cell Therapy Project spans over the next years and include major new facilities including:-

  • Fit out of existing building for 2 Grade C autologous cell therapy processing suites, and 2 Grade B open processing rooms with a future plan for 3 additional autologous suites
  • Build-out of Office Space, Analytical Labs, Sterility Lab, Micro Lab, AD Lab and General Support Lab
  • Infrastructure to support entire facility

The Design Manager is accountable for the successful delivery of the design packages and responsible for ensuring that the business benefit is delivered. This means coordinating with the design firm and internal stakeholders, to the agreed scope, in the agreed timescale, utilizing the agreed resources and delivering to the predefined quality requirements. The Design Manager acts directly on behalf of the sponsor and Capital Project Manager to take forward the project scope and is the focal point for delivering the design packages. The Design Manager manages the design team members, ensuring that the requirements of all project stages are met in accordance with Capital Project Delivery Process demonstrating the company leadership behaviors.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Initiate the design effectively, develop and obtain agreement on the project charter;
  • Ensure clarity of and communicate roles and responsibilities;
  • Ensure project reporting and decision-making processes are robust and timely;
  • Actively identify all materials of project change, ensuring appropriate & timely assessment and review are performed. Obtain appropriate authorization for any changes in project scope. Own the Design Change Register;
  • Ensure the project schedule is meeting business case timeline and own the plan-do-review process;
  • Review the Design packages at key stages and communicate the lessons learned and good practices;
  • to join our team, to oversee significant capital project/s.
  • Maintain relationships with key business partners to ensure business requirements are effectively delivered against project objectives,
  • Lead design teams, communicating deliverables and responsibilities whilst encouraging collaboration amongst the team and business partners
  • Ensure design documents are complete, up to date and stored appropriately
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment involving varying priorities and schedules
  • Experience of working within a governance framework and matrix organization


  • Master’s degree in engineering management, technical management, or business administration preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field.
  • A project management qualification
  • Many years’ engineering and/or project experience.
  • Proven supervisory and technical skills.
  • Demonstrated capability to manage projects in excess of $100M


PM, Design Experience, Engineering


Master’s degree in engineering management, technical management, or business administration preferred.

MD: PM Design Manager (233307)

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