Design House Manager

To oversea and a manage the design house contracts to ensure the design outputs are delivered on time, to the right cost and quality. To support with our goal of 250k homes in the next five years.

Responsible for:

  • Manage existing design houses and the contracts to ensure the set deliverables in the contracts are achieved.

  • Collaborative working with design houses, internal surveyors and internal design teams to validate designs and costs.

  • Manage the budget for external design houses and deliver cost effective designs ensuring high PIA usage.

  • To support and implement the roles, processes & procedures and support with automation development

  • To support initially with the design target of 80k homes by end of March 2021 and then roll onto 100k homes per year.

  • Work with third party providers to develop systems and automation tools that improve the efficiency of Swish’s design and integrate into other systems ithin the business

  • Establish methods of working with other internal teams as well as our civil contractors

  • Manage a robust process for the handover of data from Design to build and as built

  • Work with other stakeholders across Swish to ensure wider business objectives are met.

Core skills required:

  • Experience of working with design houses/planning contractors

  • Experience of FTTP networks & processes

  • Understanding of different FTTP Network topologies

  • Contract Management experience

  • QGIS experience ideal but not mandatory

  • Project Management Experience

  • People management experience

Our strategic goals:

  • To be recognised as the leading local provider of broadband services in terms of quality and value to our customers in the areas we operate.

  • To have a reputation for building cost efficient reliable and secure networks for our customers (HSE, Quality, Data protection).

  • To be responsive to changes in the market, technology and customer needs (agile, proactive, flexible).

  • To meet our long-term strategic plan by being focus on our KPI. 

  • To be a company where people want to come and work and grow ( team before individual empowerment, diversity, passion, ethics and recognition rich-culture.

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Design House Manager role.

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