Design Manager- Rail Infrastructure

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Job-type Permanent
Salary £45000 - 55000 per year Car (or allowance & Package)
Contact Chris James
Call 01332 861 323
Reference 12089707/cj

Design Manager – Rail Infrastructure

Newcastle

£45,000- £50,000 plus Car (or allowance) and excellent benefits package

A world-renowned Tier 1 contractor have an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager experienced in the rail infrastructure sector to join their team in Newcastle and work on the design and development of a major rail infrastructure scheme. If you would enjoy the challenge of co-ordinating the design on this multi-disciplinary scheme, then this could well be the role you are looking for!

The Company

My client is one of the market leaders in the rail and infrastructure sectors, they have grown a strong reputation in Project Managing some of the most complex multi-disciplinary rail schemes in the UK. As a multi-national business, with divisions across all disciplines of civil engineering and construction, they have a work bank stronger than ever in a currently challenging climate. They also offer world class career development and as a technically minded engineer you will be mentored by some of the best in the business! Priding themselves on safety and quality means they can rely on repeat business with leading infrastructure investors, ensuring a bright future for anyone joining the team!  

The Role:

As Design Manager you will provide the ‘critical cog’ between the client, design consultancy and the site team, driving design performance and ensuring works are completed to client specification. You will use your technical knowledge to create standards of the highest quality and ensure collaboration between all stakeholders.

You will work in a team with the Project Manager and advise on technical matters, providing solutions to Engineering challenges which will incorporate not just civil engineering but; building works, signalling, Overhead Line, M&E, and track.

Building a mutually beneficial relationship, you will also source information efficiently from the Design partner ensuring programme deadlines are met. Your knowledge of the design function will also be critical in advising on commercial alterations to the project specification.

Required Experience

  • A qualified Engineer ideally Civil Engineering OR Construction

  • Experience in Rail Infrastructure projects of a multi-disciplined nature (civils, track, signalling)

  • Experience of Co-ordinating or Managing the Design function for a Tier 1 Contractor or a consultancy

  • Motivated to be part of a winning team on a prestigious project!

Benefits-

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum

Company Car or allowance

25 days holiday + bank holidays

All work-based travel and mileage reimbursed

Pension

Funded professional memberships and mentorship to Chartered status

Other optional flexible benefits

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next opportunity, then this is your chance to get on board! Get in touch with Chris James on 07787289268 or email your CV to christopher.james@ganymedesolutions.co.uk

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