Senior Level
(Mechanical) Engineering Design Manager
University of Hull

Salary: Salary: £41,212 to £47,722 per annum

Closing Date: Monday, 5 March 2018

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Reference:  ES0097
Campus:  Hull
Faculty/Area:  Estates
Department:  Project Management (Estates Services)
Salary:  £41,212 to £47,722 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 05 March 2018

The University is currently implementing a ‘step change’ across the whole institution, with an unprecedented increased capital investment plan into the estate, as well as modernising all systems processes and procedures.  Within this exciting development plan, the Estates Directorate recognises a need to develop, modernise and standardise our approach to Mechanical and Electrical infrastructure to bring about energy/carbon efficiencies through improved project delivery, as well as provide improved student experience.In response to this, we are looking to develop our in house Services engineering capability, and are creating the role of Mechanical Engineering Design Manager.

The Mechanical Engineering Design Manager will report to the Assistant Director of Estates (Development), and work collaboratively with the Projects, Maintenance, Energy and Space Management Teams, to develop and standardise estates technical specifications and bring about improvements to capital project delivery.

Responsible for the Management, leadership, development and delivery of Engineering Design functions (Mechanical & Electrical) within the Development Team, the post holder will work with our current in house Electrical Engineering resource, as well as external consultant support.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record with a keen eye for detail. A relevant qualification is essential, as is proven management experience applying the principles and processes of project management. An effective approach to health and safety issues is desired, as well as the ability to ensure robust frameworks of risk management policies and procedures are in place. 

This is a great opportunity to join the Estates team at a very exciting time of development. 

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Paul Riley, Assistant Director of Estates, on 01482 462150 or email

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