Design Manager in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

VolkerRail is an established and experienced railway infrastructure contractor. We have a successful track record of delivering projects across the whole of the UK; working with Network Rail, London Underground as well as light rail and tram operating companies to enhance the national infrastructure.

As one of the UKs oldest railway contractors, with a history dating back over 80 years, we are passionate about the preservation and development of the railways. Our years of experience and continued company growth have earned us a reputation within the industry for high performance and innovation, and as a company focussed on timely and efficient delivery.

The role

An opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager to join the VolkerRail, Major Projects Division. The role will initially be involved in the tendering/bidding of various opportunities and frameworks for around 12 months before becoming operational.

Key accountabilities

Once the tendering activities are complete, the role will transfer to a project where the following activities will form the main duties of the role.

Pre-contract

  • Establish the full requirements of the project
  • Identify suitable resource to undertake design activities
  • Draft, review, assess and present recommendations for all tender returns
  • Develop the design programme
  • Identify value engineering opportunities

Mobilisation

  • Appoint add necessary design subcontracts
  • Complete the design element of the clause 14/Contract Programme and develop any required implementation programme.
  • Communicate and engage with both the client's and project teams to ensure detailed cascade of requirements is undertaken
  • Develop value engineering opportunities

Construction

  • Monitor the completion of the design actives
  • Ensure design activities are completed in line with programme
  • Produce and submit early warnings where required
  • Maintain register of value engineering opportunities
  • Monitor and audit the use of the electronic data storage system

Hand back/Completion

  • Ensure all hand back requirements are established and agreed
  • Agree programme for completion and submission of all design hand back documentation
  • Agree final design account position with subcontractors
  • Conclude KPI process
  • Undertake design lessons learned exercise

Skills & experience

You will be self-motivated with a pro-active approach and have experience of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines. Problem solving, communication and good interpersonal skills are a key requirement for this role. The candidate will also ideally have the following Experience/skill set:

  • Degree in appropriate engineering subject
  • Experience of design management across a series of multi-disciplinary rail systems projects
  • Financial and planning experience
  • PTS
  • Able to drive
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Microsoft office/ CAD skills

Other

VolkerRail Group offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits.

Committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.

Location

The position will likely be based out of Baskerville House, Birmingham. However individual arrangements can be made depending upon the successful candidate.

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