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Design and Permitting Manager

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Design and Permitting Manager

JobID: 23339-1233087

Location: Sandton, ZAF

Description: **Business Line** PMCM

**Position Title** Design and Permitting Manager

South Africa - Gauteng


**Job Summary**

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

**A. General Design and Permitting Management:**

+ Manage 3rd parties design consultants to deliver the design documents and permits on time, in good quality and within the budget

+ Specifying scope of design consultants, delivery timelines, preparing specifications and design requirements, design coordination, design standardisation and preparation of templates.

+ Drafting design contracts, contract and risk analysis. Design contracts administration.

+ Identifying technical and HSSE risks and implementing mitigation strategies, monitoring the projects design as part of the project programme, monitoring QA/QC and HSSE performance,

+ Apply and manage as required all Client’s Design Management and Engineering Common Processes and Systems (Contracts, Design Change Orders, Communication, Bulletins, Work plan Reporting etc.)

**B. Innovation and Value Improvement:**

+ To lead Value Engineering initiatives to deliver improvements in Life Cycle cost savings, HSSE Quality, Sustainability and other key areas for the Client.

+ To manage lessons learned with the PMs and supply chain and to deliver improvements to design documentation based on the feedback.

+ To manage the technical TCO Value Improvement innovation.

+ To provide design assurance for any procurement bids:

+ Determine design parameters and performance specs.

+ Assist in determining scope of works.

+ Review bidder submittals.

+ Participate in supplier scoring and final recommendations.

+ Complete/Assist in preparing TCOs.

+ To lead/participate as required on the TCO business case documentation on AECOM/Client Initiatives.

+ Organize and participate in peer assists and knowledge exchange initiatives with other stakeholders to enhance effectiveness of delivery.

**C. Permitting Process Management:**

+ Setting up permitting strategy and programme with design consultants;

+ Identify areas where legal advice may be required,

+ Overviewing design consultant activities on a regular basis,

+ Liaising with Authorities and utility providers when required,

+ Flag up any issues that may influence timely receipt of permits as early as possible in the process in order to support the Client in mitigation of internal stakeholder demands.

**D. Leadership in design safety:**

+ Ensures safety in design is an integral part of overall design process.

**E. Design Accountability:**

+ Will provide Client with internal design expertise and access to other AECOM resources.

+ Act as focal point for related technical queries from AECOM/Client, assist in resolution of related technical issues.

+ Communicate all technical activities/changes/updates. Collect and disseminate related external industry information.

**Minimum Requirements**


+ More than 2+ years’ experience in a design management role

+ A leader in compliance and ethics

+ Confident and capable individual with strong client focus

+ Experienced in managing a diverse design team

+ Strong track record in delivering projects in a fast moving and challenging environment

+ Ability to work under pressure and to tight dead-lines

+ Good grasp of IT, particularly Excel, MS Word,

+ Full Driving Licence.

**Key skills required:**

+ Management qualification

+ Petrochem knowledge/experience

**Personal Attributes:**


+ Self-Starter

+ Result Driven

+ Excellence in Execution

+ Relationship Building

**Business and Customer:**

+ Client Focus

+ Openness to Change and Innovation

+ Technical Expertise in Design/Construction/Permitting

+ Knowledge Sharing and Problem Solving Ability

**Industry and Market:**

+ Knowledge of Polish design standards,

+ Expertise in delivering permits in Poland,

+ Knowledge of Polish legislation,


+ Fluency in English.

+ General Computer Office Software, ACAD.

**Other Comments:**

The role is expected to be office based but there will be a significant amount of travel:

+ Around the Country to determine and confirm scope of work,

+ Between the AECOM Sandton and Centurion offices

+ Back and forth to the Client’s offices - currently in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

+ This may change from time to time dependant on programme needs.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Degree in Architecture or Engineering or similar qualifications,

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Job Category** Program and Project Management

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** South Africa

**Position Status** Temporary

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 180292BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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