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Design Manager - Rail

  • Salary: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Rail
  • Job reference: BBBH382482

Job description


Design Manager / CRE/ CEM required to join a Network Rail Main Contractor to assist with a number large projects, in the North West. The role of the Design Manager is essential in ensuring smooth running of the scheme from a design perspective. This role will suit an experienced Design Manager / CEM who has over 5 years experience in a similar role on a large scale rail project. It is essential that you have an excellent understanding of Network Rail GRIP processes.


  • Degree qualified in Civil engineering or similar field
  • Over 5 years Design Management experience
  • Experience of working directly with site teams, providing expert advice and guidance on design solutions
  • CEM approval from Network Rail
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent track record of working as a Design Manager or CEM with a Network Rail main contractor


  • Overall accountability for Design Management and compliance
  • Oversee and manage a team of design co-ordinators, CRE'S and other associated staff
  • Provide support to Project Managers and Commercial Managers
  • Management of the design process
  • Development of design programme and other design controls
  • Reporting to the Operations Director, providing progress updates
  • Robust management of external designers and project delivery team
  • Ensuring all construction methods are inclusive of all design requirements


  • Flexible rates of pay
  • Long term contract on a prestigious project

If you are looking for work as a Design Manager / CEM for a Network Rail main contractor, and have experience in this area please get in touch.

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