MEP Technical Services Design Manager

About the job

Are you looking for an inspiring new role? A job you can feel passionate about, which sparks your creativity and challenges you in the best way possible? Perhaps you’ve grown tired of working for a corporate company and feel ready to embrace a positive lifestyle change, working for an innovative independent business? Or maybe you’re looking for that ‘next step’ job with a bigger company which puts people before profits? If this description fits you like the proverbial glove, read on. . .

About the role

We are looking for an experienced MEP Technical Services Design Manager to work in our Technical Design team. This is a brand-new role for us, which has been created due to ongoing company growth. The role will require site visits and surveys working closely with the design team and pre-construction project manages. Must have a sound knowledge of Building services with a mechanical bias preferable.


  • Using computer-aided design (CAD) software to create detailed technical drawings and schematics.
  • Collaborating with engineers and other team members to develop and refine design concepts.
  • Ensuring that designs meet technical and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintaining design documentation and records.
  • Staying up to date with industry trends and advancements in technology.


  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work well in a team.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Building services engineering related field is usually required for this role however relevant time served experience will be considered.
  • Experience with CAD software and familiarity with manufacturing processes is also helpful.
  • Experience in using Revit
  • Ability to work in the office five days per week (with remote working on an adhoc basis).

About Us.

It’s probably time to tell you a little about us. Founded more than 30 years ago, COEL is a leading commercial office design and fit out company based in Cambridge. We have expertise in delivering exceptional workspaces, with specialist teams that cover every aspect of the process, from interior design to decorating, project management to plumbing. Quite simply, we exist to make working lives better!

There’s little chance of a dull moment working at COEL as we offer a dynamic and professional environment, collaborating with an array of brilliant clients, including well-known organisations across the private and public sector. Though we are a large, ever-evolving company, lucky enough to work on a wealth of fascinating and challenging projects, we are by no means a faceless corporate, and care very much for our staff. Family-friendly, we see our employees as people, not numbers, so you never need to feel like a small cog in a big wheel. We are also a company with a conscience so are committed to giving back to the community and being as sustainable as possible in our practices. If you join us, you’ll benefit from a team of supportive colleagues within a forward-thinking business that will nurture and progress your talent.

Our mission is to create spaces that improve productivity and promote happier and healthier lifestyles. Is it time to improve your life by joining our team?


  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Free office fruit.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Great transport links close to Cambridge North Station and the guided busway.
  • Regular social events.
  • Friday afternoon office drinks.

You can apply on LinkedIn for this role here.

Insights Manager at BRITA

About the job

Are you a creative, analytical & commercially astute market research/insights professional and enjoy creatively challenging the status quo with the ability to think outside the box? With your experience in a commercial FMCG/Retail environment and understanding of the UK FMCG market then look no further!

The purpose of the role:

As Insights Manager you will be custodian & broadcaster of insights by partnering with the Marketing, Sales, and Group Market Intelligence teams to provide research, insight and inspiration to the business by developing, publishing and broadcasting of a continuous stream of insights which will be crucial for the design of the business strategy and provide pro-active support & business insight which will entail both standard and non-standard analysis to understand the ROI findings.

Day to day deliverables of this exciting and unique role will include:

Developing and publishing a continuous stream of insights & findings relating to the BRITA shopper, category, competitor and consumer and embed learnings locally and share with colleagues at HQ.

Custodian & broadcaster of insights relevant for defining business strategy -Processing consumer insights, sharing with local stakeholders, ensuring they remain at the heart of all S&M activity. Translate retailer & shopper insights into actionable business opportunities. Continually evaluate and make recommendations regarding additional data requirements. Liaise with external data agencies ensuring value for money in relation to our data investment, and in order to challenge how we might introduce new methods of understanding our consumer and shopper.

Provide pro-active support and business insight – pro-actively work with S&M to provide insight into the numbers. Provision of standard and non-standard analysis required by colleagues on a regular and ad hoc basis. Share learning’s with senior management and wider team to ensure insight is properly implemented.

Research evaluation and learnings – manage research to help develop insights that can be used to optimize the BRITA offering and profitability (Consumer, Professional Filter and Dispenser). Pro-actively propose research and analysis to further understanding of water filter category (leaky bucket / triggers and barriers) from both a consumer and B2B perspective. Work with Germany on optimizing data / market research coming from HQ

Shopper metrics – align on implementation to understand ROI. Work collaboratively on any learnings and ensure any recommendations are communicated (internally/externally) and challenge for future implementation

What’s in it for us?

You’ll have:

  • A minimum of 5 years market research/insights experience within a commercial FMCG/Retail environment and excellent understanding and insight into the FMCG UK market.
  • Hold a relevant degree or professional qualification (highly recommended for this role)
  • Display a strong commercial mindset and be analytically astute.
  • You’ll be unafraid to challenge the status quo and are able to creatively think outside of the box
  • Above all, you will be an outstanding team player with excellent interpersonal and communicative skills while being a proactive ball of creative ideas!
  • A relevant degree or professional qualification is highly recommended for this role

What’s in it for you?

For us, appreciation for and recognition of our employees’ dedication and commitment are key to successful collaboration. We want you to enjoy working at BRITA and to become an active part of the BRITA team.

To make this happen we offer you:

  • An attractive compensation package, including;
  • An open and dynamic corporate culture combined with the opportunity to work independently within a creative team
  • A challenging and international work environment with exciting tasks in a future-oriented industry
  • Diverse development perspectives with training opportunities and coaching programs

If you have been considering a new role in a new & dynamic environment this year then we want to hear from you!


You can apply on LinkedIn for this role here.