Value Management Lead (CONTRACT)

Job Title: Value Management Lead (CONTRACT)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Flexible rate
REF: BBBH24130_1499680088
Contact Name: Carolina Marticorena
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Are you a contractor? Do you want to move to a contract basis? This a great opportunity to be part of a well-known UK Rail project ongoing until 2019 on a contract basis. My client is supporting one of the biggest project within the UK and requires engineers with a solid expertise within the industry.

During this role, you will be responsible for leading in driving out cost savings throughout the project development process. The role focuses on ensuring delivery of the actions set out in the International Benchmarking Study whilst ensuring that the design continues to meet the requirements of the remit set out by the Department for Transport.


The Value Management Lead is responsible fora number of areas, including

i. developing a plan to deliver cost challenge across the Project Development Scope;

ii. the roll out of the challenge programme and ensuring that cost savings targets are


iii. identifying key intervention points and putting in place plans for appropriate work to

deliver savings and demonstrably value driven design solutions;

iv. work with other directorates to ensure that there is clarity over Scope of design standards

and the Train Service Scope and the appropriate selection of these to deliver a value


v. facilitate / lead value engineering workshops and other interventions to optimise design


vi. manage quantities of textual and numerical data utilising Excel or similar systems

vii. work with the project controls team members to ensure challenge is applied to the cost

model and that refinement of rates and quantities are applied as the design progresses;

ix. work with risk managers to ensure that the risk register and mitigation plans are

appropriate and wherever possible identify interventions to allow risk reduction and

avoidance in support of delivering within budget;

x. where necessary work with DfT to ensure that remit items that have cost issues are

flagged and their consequences clearly identified;


i.Experience of leading a team working on value engineering and design optimisation on major projects and programmes to achieve delivery within budget.

ii.Experience of value engineering processes on complex, major projects and programmes.

iii.Experience of working with major Professional Services Contracts on delivery of technical

iv.Ability to work within a complex technical team to deliver against objectives.

v.Developed awareness of dealing with sensitive information.

vi.Knowledge and understanding of major infrastructure projects and the required
development process.

vii.Experience of working within complex governance regimes to achieve positive project

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