Design Manager

London, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Job Role: 3X Design Manager

Location: London, Birmingham or Newcastle

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per annum (DOE)

Duration: Permanent role

I am currently recruiting for 3 Design Manager roles based in London, Birmingham or Newcastle to manage the design of a large multidisciplined rail project working for a major Tier 1 company on a long-term basis.

Design Manager Summary:

As the Design manager, you will be working alongside the Project Manager/Director to advise on technical matters and provide solutions to engineering challenges. These challenges will include aspects such as Civil engineering, building works, signalling, Overhead Line, M&E and track.

You will be skilled at building relationships in order to efficient source information from the Design partner and ensure programme deadlines are met.

Responsibilities for the Design Manager:

Establish the design check category required for each element of the design, along with the Designer and Design Checker requirements
Review suitability of Design and Design Checker
Complete and submit proposals for acceptance and gain acceptance of proposed resources
Carry out Temporary Works Duties as allocated by the appointed TWC for Rail Projects - then appoint Temporary Works Supervisors and necessary
Carry out site inspections/audits
Visit sites when High Risk activities are taking place
Provide Technical Support and Guidance on projects
Attend Senior Managers Meetings and provide associated reports on Engineering Assurance and Technical MattersRequirements for the Design Manager:

You will be well established within the rail industry and have a proven track record of working as a design manager on rail civil projects
You will ideally come from a main contractor background
Degree educated in an Engineering discipline OR equivalent experience
You will pride yourself on setting standards of the highest quality
Ideally multi-disciplined but will consider Rail Civils OR Systems experience (Track, civils, Signalling, OHLE, Building)
Extensive knowledge of Network Rail systems and processes
Extensive knowledge of Network Rail Design processes
Extensive knowledge of Network Rail Health and Safety systemsWhat you can expect in return as the Design Manager:

A competitive annual salary (DOE)
Company car or Car allowance - negotiable
Pension contribution scheme
25 Days leave

If you feel as though you are the right person for these Design Manager positions, then please apply with an up to date copy of your CV and we will be in touch with you soon.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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