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Mechanical Design/Estimating Development Manager Role Description

Company/Role Introduction

A Nottingham based M&E contractor with complimentary FM and Fire and Security Divisions.

The companys' work stream is almost entirely D&B majoring on logistics facilities with other areas of expertise in education, leisure, office facilities and manufacturing.

The company have a number of long term clients which result in negotiated, 2 stage, preferred bidder or restricted tender list opportunities. Mechanical tenders and contracts may vary between £100k and £5m.

The role demands extensive experience in this area of mechanical services, the need to be a team player with good client skills, good technical skills and able to deliver considered proposals.

Pre - Tender Period

  • Liaise with Commercial Director and other Directors/Managers regarding future tender opportunities with a full understanding of the types of opportunity and client the company seek.
  • This could be negotiated, preferred bidder, 2 stage tender or straight tender. The company rarely consider straight unsolicited tender requests.
  • Develop tender opportunities with existing and new clients.
  • Assist selective clients with budget costs and high level schemes where required whilst advising on different options.
  • Develop with selective clients design briefs/specifications where required.
  • Assessment with Commercial Director and other Directors of suitability of tender opportunity based on type of project, client, value, information available, geographical location, present tender workload, program of install and tender method, payment and contract terms.

Tender/Post Tender Period

  • Management of tender process and deliverables with Commercial Director and estimators.
  • Assessment of tender information and management of RFl's including any client liaison.
  • Development of principle design elements/systems of D&B tender and communicating this to specific designers and estimators.
  • Production of 2 stage tender reports and submissions developing the correct approach, scheme and presentation to the required timeframe, quality and deliverables.
  • Liaison with the Contracts Director for input on programming.
  • Preparation for and attending mid tender interviews as required.
  • Adjudication of final tender design and costings with estimator and Contracts director (labour items) and being responsible for the delivery of the tender with the Commercial Director.
  • Management of the post tender process including dealing with queries, addendums, technical appraisals and preparing for and attending post tender interviews.
  • Assist Commercial Director in achieving an agreed contract sum and scope with client for insertion into the contract.

Design Delivery

  • Affecting an efficient and effective handover between estimating and design.
  • Setting up the contract design process, deliverables and management with the design engineers and principle mechanical engineer.
  • Considering and developing any legitimate VE that may be beneficial.
  • Liaison and design integration and co-ordination with the electrical designers.
  • Monitoring design progress and overviewing design and drawing production with design engineers and principle design engineer. Holding internal design meetings as necessary.
  • Attending design team meetings with client team as required.
  • Ensuring necessary builderswork details are provided at the correct time.
  • Taking a lead role in services co-ordination with the building fabric and other services.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements including Part L, EPC etc.
  • Monitoring estimation design against actual design.
  • Picking up design variations instigated by the client team and advising client of cost and effect.
  • Affecting an efficient and effective handover between design and contracting departments.

Other Associated Duties

  • Surveying existing sites and systems and developing upgrade schemes, strategies and reports.
  • Take a lead role in solving any client design and pricing issues pre or post contract.
  • Approve any changes to the design drawings proposed by the contracting team.
  • Assist in any design changes needed during the contract period due to client change.
  • Agree subcontract design order content prior to placing order and sign off subcontract design and estimation invoices.

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