Design Manager

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Job-type Permanent
Salary £55000 - 60000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 01332 861 849
Reference 1299884NKA

Design Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne

A huge Tier 1 contractor has a brilliant opportunity for a well-established Design manager looking to head up the design of a large multidisciplined rail project which will ensure significant workload and work longevity.

Job Description:

As 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. Day to day you will-

  • 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 Matters

Ideal Candidate:

  • 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
  • HND/HNC BSc in Civil engineering
  • You will pride yourself on setting standards of the highest quality


Up to £60,000 per annum

Company car or Car allowance (£6,000)

8% Pension

25 Days leave                                                               


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To enquire about this opportunity get in touch with Nicole Keeling on 07894 235 609 or email your CV to


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