Design Authority

Reports to

Design Manager

Job Location

Altrincham, Manchester, UK


Professional services

Job Scope

The role is responsible for taking customer design instructions and co-ordinating them  to  the project  workflow  manager. Once the designs are complete, the Design Authority is to review the designs to ensure compliance to customer specifications and requirements and submit/upload them to customer systems for customer approval.

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Needs to Have

  • Degree in relevant discipline and Project Management Accreditation desirable

  • Good Technical understanding of Telecommunications Industry design standards essential

  • Understanding of the industry Health & Safety requirements essential

  • Excellent Commercial aptitude

  • At least 1 to 2 years experience in a similar role

  • Strong understanding of project methodology

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Strong leadership and coaching skills

  • Strong organisational ability with experience in MS Project or similar project tools

  • Proven sills in delivery of project KPI’s and experience in customer facing role

Needs to Do

  • More detail needed

  • Review Designs from KTL partners and confirm design and compliant with client standards

  • Highlight and escalate major design variance through the project team

  • Review and confirm site can be built in accordance to design. 

  • Act as the main point of contact between the customer and the project team

  • Implementation and maintenance of relevant approved processes, procedures, health and safety and technical standards and ensure their consistency  with  requirements  of  other departments

  • Management of the relevant sub-contractors, monitor performance in terms of time, cost, quality and health &safety

  • Oversee drawing revision process manage all corrective actions prior to client handover

  • Responsible for ensuring all handover documentation is completed and submitted Right First Time

Needs to Be

  • Detail oriented with a strong focus on quality

  • Able to communicate with people across multiple locations and at different levels

  • Able to identify and work with key stakeholders inside and outside of the business

  • Telecom design knowledge

  • Knowledge of current UK H&S regulations and design standards

  • Able to manage assigned tasks, tracking tasks to completion and reporting on progress

  • Strong communication skill