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2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We’re happy to talk flexible working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace. We offer a range of options depending on your role, so please discuss this with your recruiter.

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Job Description

As Design Lead for Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be working in a creative and challenging environment, managing a range of projects within either clean water treatment or the dams & reservoir programme of works. Responsible for the successful delivery of projects and programmes of work, you will co-ordinate multi-disciplinary project teams throughout design through to completion of construction and hand back to client.

Our framework programme strives to improve clean and wastewater services across the Severn Trent region, as well as improving the environment and providing sustainable and innovative solutions. This appointment gives us direct allocation to a multimillion-pound programme of water and wastewater non-infrastructure and infrastructure projects.

A day in the life of a Design Lead will include;

  • Leading the delivery of multi-disciplinary design for your projects / programme
  • Develop and lead your design team to successfully deliver projects, creating a positive environment where staff are engaged and empowered to reach their potential.
  • Undertake line management for multiple staff (typically 4-6), including being responsible for their wellbeing and development.
  • Have strong technical skills to lead the development of affordable and low carbon solutions, including managing opportunities and risks.
  • Deliver detailed design to meet construction needs and client acceptance including managing cost and programme.
  • Drive an excellence culture in your team including supporting the Design Manager to recruit and address competency gaps.

This is an established framework for MMB and we are seeking best for task candidates, supported by agile working. You will have the opportunity to be involved in further developing relationships with the client, growing your professional network, and contributing to the way we deliver. This role will also provide you with the opportunity to further develop your technical and management skills, with excellent long-term potential to advance your career.

Candidate Specification :

  • Qualified design engineer (preferably Chartered or working towards Chartership.
  • Either clean water treatment or dams & reservoir design experience

What we can offer:

At Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be offered a competitive salary which is commensurate based on your experience. Our core benefits include:

  • Pension matched by employer up to 7%
  • Option to purchase, sell and carry over annual leave
  • Life assurance / Private Medical Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance and Health Screening options
  • 26 weeks maternity leave, enhanced paternity and adoption leave/ Shared parental leave
  • Payment of annual professional institution subscription costs
  • Gym Membership discounts UK wide
  • Cycle to work scheme, interest free season ticket loans and discounted dining cards also available

Other information

This is a Mott MacDonald Bentley role, employed by Mott MacDonald.
Mott MacDonald Bentley is a joint venture business, established in 1999 between civil engineering contractor JN Bentley and global management consultancy, Mott MacDonald.

Mott MacDonald Bentley offers fully integrated design and build services to its clients, combining the contracting expertise of JN Bentley and the design specialisms of Mott MacDonald.

This role is employed by Mott MacDonald but will involve working across the joint venture business, both with Mott MacDonald and JN Bentley colleagues.

About Mott MacDonald
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.

We believe that because we care about what we do, we do things better.
We know that our people are our most valuable asset, so we are dedicated to investing in them, through our comprehensive training and development schemes, exposure to the wider design and build business and endless opportunities.

We are committed to creating a workplace where our people are safe, have a voice, can reach their full potential, and everyone shares in the rewards.

You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to projects that benefit our communities – from helping to secure water supplies for future generations to protecting homes and businesses from flood risk – our projects make a real difference.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
A Mott MacDonald Bentley we welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We are dedicated to building a diverse workplace where everyone feels included, has the opportunity to thrive, and is treated with respect.

Even if you don’t meet every requirement for this role but are excited about the opportunity, we encourage you to apply. Find out more about our approach to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion here: https://www.mottmacbentley.co.uk/people.

We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment practices are barrier-free and as inclusive as possible. This includes making adjustments during the job application process and throughout your future career with us. Please call 01756 691572 or email recruitment@jnbentley.co.uk to discuss any such adjustments that we can make. You can read more about our Equal Opportunities Policy here: Equality, diversity and inclusion - Mott MacDonald

Agile working
We are committed to providing a flexible and agile working environment that supports both our employees and the needs of the business.

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Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Adoption leave – 26 weeks full pay
Open to part time work for some roles
Buddy scheme
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Dental coverage
Compassionate leave
Health assessment
Eye Care Support – Eyecare vouchers
Private GP service – Private Medical care for all UK staff
Season ticket loan
Theme park discounts
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Accrued annual leave
Caregiver Leave
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks
Enhanced paternity leave – 2 weeks
Shared parental leave – We match up to 24 weeks full pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Tax-free childcare
In office yoga classes
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Pension match/increase
Life insurance
Annual bonus
Income protection
Employee discounts
Professional subscriptions – We pay for your primary professional annual subscription
Lunch and learns
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Teambuilding days
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Working at Mott MacDonald

Company employees

18,000 worldwide

Gender diversity (male:female)

65:35

Office locations

UK Wide; London, Croydon, Birmingham, Derby, Altrincham, Manchester, Whitehaven, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Durham, Bristol, Southampton, Reading, Cambridge, Peterborough, Brighton, Norwich, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Cardiff, Newport, Exeter, Leicester, Leeds, Skipton, York

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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