Head of Design

Silver Stone Search & Selection
Woking, Surrey
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an award winning company operating in the UK and Europe, specialising in pharmaceutical and life science sectors, with a broad customer base including large corporate clients. The business covers design and build, which includes plant and process equipment. In addition the company also provides GMP quality management and validation activities. They pride themselves on their strong customer relationships and innovative approaches to provide solutions. A great working environment and freedom to make decisions.

You will be responsible for providing design and technical leadership as part of the project delivery team for new build and the refurbishment of existing facilities. This will involve leading the design development and co-ordination process. Enabling the design group to achieve targets in line with business strategy. You will need to promote best practice and have a results orientated approach. Able to be customer facing and manage multiple projects in various stages of development. Contribute positively to tendering processes, problem solving and business development.

You should be a degree qualified engineer, architect or similar technical construction professional and have a range of design experience including facilities design and build for manufacturing companies of any regulated products. This could be in pharmaceuticals, life science, medical device, automotive, nuclear or safety critical sectors. Experience leading a team is essential. You will be a self-motivated individual who can calmly react to unexpected business demands to achieve the desired results. Able to build strong internal and external relationships and a desire to deliver the very best outcomes. You will have strong technical credibility and be able to get the best out of your team.

This is an opportunity to join a business that can offer future development and succession planning.