Senior Design Manager

Location Central London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - 70000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 01332 861 849
Reference 12090636NK

Senior Design Manager

Central London

A huge Tier 1 contractor has a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Design manager to join and work between the tender and Design team. You will play a key part in providing technical support for the bid team on multiple schemes within Civil Engineering.

This role is a long term opportunity and the company are rife with new live projects, the company have an excellent mentorship and funding plan for candidates to achieve professional memberships and there are also clear progression paths in Engineering Management or Bid Management.

Job Duties:

As Senior Design Manager, you will be working with multi-disciplinary Design Consultants of all sizes to build Design profiles and scopes for tenders. Day to day you will:

  • Alongside the bid team, you will identify the technical requirements for tenders and work together to put compile compelling submissions
  • Check and file incoming designs and drive consultants to meet deadlines
  • Deal with technical queries relating to buildability and work with consultant to reach solutions
  • Negotiate competitive design fees on behalf of company
  • Work with the Planning and Programming team to ensure design meets programme milestones
  • Advise Tender team on any risks associated with Designs

Ideal Candidate:

  • BEng, HND, HND minimum
  • You will have significant experience at tender and bid stage of a project
  • You will have an extensive background within the Rail industry
  • You will exhibit strong commercial awareness and clear understanding of commercial impacts of any design scope decisions
  • You will have experience managing design programmes and working with Designers to produce a design programme
  • Experience writing briefs to Designers and scoping design work


£65,000 - £70,000

Company car or Car allowance (10% of salary)

Funding and mentorship of professional memberships

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Health/Life insurance


If you’re an experience Senior Design Manager who would exceed in a role at tender stage, then send your CV to Nicole Keeling at or call 07894 235 609


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