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Design Manager =- City of London

  • Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Rail
  • Job reference: 389161VRN

Job description

Design Manager

Location - Central London

Permanent only

Job Summary

Anderselite are proud to offer opportunities on behalf of our clients that are working on HS2. Our client for this role is looking for a Design Manager. You will be part of a team delivering multiple packages on a large (£500mil+) Rail Infrastructure project in London.

The Design Manager leads on behalf of the Lead Design Manager all aspects of the design, including coordination, submission, compliance, programming and management of design, engineering and assurance, maintaining and updating the DMP (WI300 5.3) for the station aspects of the HS2 project. The Design Manager liaises with the Principal Designer, HS2 Ltd, and manages, coordinates, integrates and certifies on behalf of the Lead Design Manager, that the works for the new station works have been constructed in accordance with the design.

Responsibility for leading on all design & engineering aspects, including the co-ordination, submission, compliance, programming and management of design, engineering and assurance. Principal contact for the design of the whole of the works.

The Design Manager provides leadership to the team to create and develop the culture and behaviours to meet the HS2 Construction Partner Objectives in collaboration with all parties as described in WI 830 (Collaboration).

Supports the Lead Design Manager is leading a multi-disciplinary teams and subcontractors maintaining an uncompromising commitment to safety and a collaborative approach to meet the design and construction programme; the incentive target; achieve exemplary quality and sustainability standards; ensuring the correct resourcing and incentivisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. To develop the design to achieve a safe, buildable, operational and maintainable asset that is compliant with Technical and Project Requirements.
  2. To develop an approach to design driven by value that enables collaborative working with the Construction team and Tier 2 Contractors.
  3. To develop and implement a Design Management Plan and BIM Execution Plan
  4. To manage a design programme and cost forecast keeping a register of potential risk and opportunities and ensuring the Engineering Change Control process is implemented.
  1. With regards to Permanent and Early Works designs for new aspects of the HS2 Euston Station

Overall technical responsibility for release of design deliverables and surveillance of project design process.

Management and coordination of all technical disciplines producing design on the project.

Verification that project design staffs, checkers and reviewers, are suitably qualified and competent to carry out the roles assigned, including technical review and verification.

To ensure that the works have been designed in accordance with the Project Requirements and taking into consideration the constraints detailed in the Contract.

Monitor the necessary evidence to support the Interdisciplinary Design Reviews (IDR) and the progressive technical assurance process.

Final approver of all deliverables to the client, giving confirmation that the deliverable can be released to the client or third parties, including the Design submissions to HS2

To manage the design interfaces with assets and structures affected by the works either directly or indirectly.

To ensure that the design supports the works and the operation of the existing transport Network through all phases of the Project.

Protection of Design Vision and Employer's Objectives


Experience within a similar role within an appropriately sized engineering organisation.

Educated to degree or higher level or equivalent in a numerate discipline, typically Engineering discipline (or related). A lower educational level, typically HNC or HND, may be acceptable where a very significant level of experience in a senior technical engineering role can be demonstrated.

Membership of an appropriate Professional body, typically Chartered member of Institute of Civil Engineering or an international equivalent professional status.

To apply for this role please reply to this advert with your up to date CV.

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