Design Manager

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd
10 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sir Robert McAlpine is a UK-based family-owned building and civil engineering company. Established in 1869, we have been a ubiquitous construction leader over two centuries.

We are honoured to have worked on some of Britain's most iconic buildings and projects.

The values at the heart of our operations include a commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality, engineering excellence, sustainability, and an unswerving focus on the needs and aspirations of our clients.

Our aim is to make a positive impact on the communities and the environment in which we operate.

We believe being inclusive and nurturing a diversity of talent and skills will help us to continue our rich legacy of technical excellence to proudly build Britain's future heritage.

A member of a pre-construction or construction team reporting to the Bid Manager or Project Manager respectively, who manages the timely delivery of technically compliant, cost efficient design solutions on construction projects during the work winning stage and/or through the project delivery stage.

The Design Manager:

Upholds the Visions and Values of the Company

Enables the delivery of well-considered, quality design solutions

Plans design workloads and motivates teams of people, to work collaboratively in delivering a coordinated and coherent design

Encourages and inspires designers to produce their best work using their full flair, experience, resources and talents in a cost effective way

Strives to eliminate health and safety risks in the design


-Extensive experience as a Design Manager for a major building contractor

-Keeps cool under pressure and possesses good people skills with the ability to present ideas effectively and has the ability to evaluate the ideas of others

-Has in depth knowledge of the construction process

-Is an efficient document manager, well organised and able to operate and maintain the processes required by the Company's design management procedure

-Knowledge of software including AutoCAD and BIM (Building Information Modelling) Competent in MS Office applications including Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

-Competent in use of VfP or similar Common Date Environment

-Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS


-Degree (or equivalent) in Construction Management, Structural / Civil Engineering, Architecture or other construction related discipline

-Relevant Construction Skills Certificate Card

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