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Design Manager

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering
Location: 

London, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.

For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernising their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With over 8,250 colleagues globally and around 1000 in the UK & Ireland we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.

SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Transpennine Upgrade and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.

 

We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in London, initially working as part of our HS2 Old Oak Common project team, by recruiting an experienced Design Manager to manage the delivery of design.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/Transportation/Infrastructure sectors.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Design Manager to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.

 

Main Duties

 

Working in collaboration with our designers and contract partners, the Design Manager will be involved in a variety of tasks such as:

  • Adopt a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation.
  • Manage the coordination between the design and construction teams.
  • Manage delivery and coordination of all aspects of the Old Oak Common JV station work packages.
  • Liaise with wider design team to ensure consistency and quality of deliverables across all areas of the project.
  • Delivery of work to programme, budget and specification.
  • Assist and support the Engineering Manager where required

 

Experience

 

  • Degree qualified within a relevant discipline (i.e. Civil or Structural Engineering)
  • Experience of managing the coordination of multidisciplinary teams on major infrastructure projects 
  • Experience managing design delivery programme and to budget
  • Broad Civil Design Engineering experience gained on infrastructure projects
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Working experience with ProjectWise and Bentley Systems
  • Professional Institute membership with ICE or IStructE

 

 

In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.

 

Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.

 

Why SYSTRA?

Our three core values: Excellence, Connected Teams and Bold Leadership are kept at the heart of everything we do. We strive for the highest levels of technical excellence, achieving the best results through teamwork, both locally and internationally, and reward innovative thinking through encouraging all colleagues to think as leaders. We offer clear and well supported pathways for career development and qualification attainment, a competitive remuneration package including a bonus and private healthcare, an electric car scheme and a broad suite of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Flexibility
Because we value who you are as much as what you do, we want you to feel supported at work. We offer hybrid working, balancing the benefits of working from home with time in our modern, well-equipped offices for that crucial in-person contact, team development and collaborative working. We also recognise that life doesn’t always run to the same schedule for everyone, so we have a dedicated flexible working policy to support you in tailoring your work life to reach your full potential, for more details on this, please get in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We provide a warm welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of people who can enrich our company and offer perspectives which will drive better solutions in a truly inclusive environment. Our employee led working groups and clearly defined strategy help us to keep at the leading edge of important issues and keep us accountable. We want our colleagues to feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and continually seek new ideas and contributions to ensure we continue to grow and develop in this space.

Wellbeing

It’s no surprise that people do their best work when they feel physically and mentally supported. Our SYSTRA Wellness Programme offers a wide range of support; from Wellness champions, to free health checks, healthy eating workshops and regular seminars, alongside access to a wide range of external support. We offer two paid days for charity work and an ever-growing social calendar.

Apply and find out more about how Systra can support you in your career journey. If you require any adjustments to support you in your application or interview process please email:

reasonableadjustments@systra.com  where your request will be treated confidentially and with respect. We pledge to offer an interview to any candidates with a disability who apply for a role and meet the minimum criteria.

As we are always looking to expand our team, we would still be interested in hearing from you if you fulfil most, but not all, of the relevant criteria for the role – you could still be just what we are looking for.


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