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Design Authority and Change Liason

Managed Services Division
Contract/Interim
01782 203040
£700 - £750 per day + inside IR35
Home Counties
118318
20-09-2022 03:56 PM
Minimum Requirements:

Essential

* Aware on RIBA and development stage gates through the development of a project/programme
* Stake holder management and expectations
* Large scale construction experience
* Great personal skills
* Team player
* Good communication skills
* Confident representing the Capital senior members in relevant board and user groups
* An understanding of requirements and URB's
* Experience in change management

Desirable

* Experience of Biotech/Life Science/Infrastructure and containment levels desirable
* Managing Design Procurement
* Design and Build experience
* Project controls experience and knowledge of timescales and critical path activities

The programme: The Science Capability in Animal Health (SCAH) programme will secure the future of
APHA's Weybridge scientific campus - the UK's primary capability for managing high risk animal diseases, a
risk on the UK national risk register. The programme is ring fence funded across the SR and part of the
Government's Major Projects Portfolio. Overall headcount context: SCAH is moving into tranche 1b of
delivery, and headcount has increased to reflect this with 89 of 124 posts filled. This post needs to be filled by a
contractor to ensure the current work plan can be delivered. The Design Authority & Change Liaison role will
lead on interface management and in particular the user requirements from APHA and DgP for the SCAH
Capital Programme. This is critical work as we have started the procurement of circa £200m of professional
services contracts over the next year. This is vital to inform the scope of works for these procurements and lead on areas of coordination between the Design Authority and the Capital programme which will be critical
when the £90m design contract is awarded. The design work is on the critical path of the SCAH programme.
About The Company:
Defra is the UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our
world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. Our broad remit means we
play a major role in people's day-to-day life, from the food we eat, and the air we breathe, to the water we drink.
About The Candidate (specialist ...:
The Design Authority & Change Liaison role will lead on interface management and in particular the user
requirements from APHA and DgP for the SCAH Capital Programme. This is critical work as we have started
the procurement of circa £200m of professional services contracts over the next year. This is vital to inform the
scope of works for these procurements and lead on areas of coordination between the Design Authority and
the Capital programme which will be critical when the £90m design contract is awarded. The design work is on
the critical path of the SCAH programme. 1 year of delay in critical path activities will lead to increased costs of
£50m across the programme This role is currently vacant and an interim contractor/contingent labour is vital.


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