Design Manager - Principal Civil Engineering Contracting

CDM Recruitment
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This large principal civil engineering contractor are looking for a Design Manager based out of their North West Offices to work with their project and work winning teams on current and future projects throughout the region.

This varied role will have you working on a range of civil engineering projects and the suitable candidate will be able to work alongside the client while also challenging and coming up with new and innovative ways to deliver the project.

·Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.

·Challenge design process while looking at innovative ways to deliver.

·Production of a Contractor’s Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.

·Drive innovative and cost-effective solutions into the design.

·Review Sub contractor design proposals.

·Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers.

·Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed.

·Facilitate the completion of a project risk register.

·Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required.

·Ensure the integration of subcontractors with design responsibility into the process (programme and design content)

·Risks & opportunities - management of risks & opportunities, with the Bid Manager / Project Manager

·Ensure that alternatives have been considered in terms of designs, products and methods to provide best value to the Customer and ourselves

·Manage the generation of the ‘Design element’ of the Contractor’s Proposals (or submission documentation) in order to define the content of our offer

·Generate clear and unambiguous Information Schedules that provide design information in time to enable the construction programme.


Civil Engineering contracting background
Site Agent / PM experience ideally

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