Design Manager
Competitive basic + Benefits

Design Manager

Ref: 186| Posted: 10th May 2024

Design Manager - Norfolk - Highways - Top Tier Main Contractor

East Anglia / Cambridgeshire / Suffolk / Norfolk

(Option to work from home 3 days per week) 

What Makes It Great?

-Impressive order book, turnover expected to double within their infrastructure division taking them to circa £300m for that department alone.

-Unrivalled opportunity for career progression, fuelled by organic business growth.

-Fantastic company reputation, nice place to work and excellent company benefits package including one of the best holiday allowances in the industry.

-Opportunity to work on large scale Multi-Million Pound Highways / Infrastructure projects


My client is a reputable top tier Civil Engineering contractor, with a busy and fast growing workload.

They are going through a stable and yet exciting period of growth creating plenty of opportunities for staff to progress within this business.


The role will be responsible for the management of design related issues across multiple sectors on both preconstruction and the Construction Stages of individual projects.

The function requires experience in the appointment and management of consultants, monitoring the production of detailed design and managing the design appraisal review process for projects in delivery.

Must be experienced in managing the design process, identifying design solutions, design risk and opportunities to support the business in delivering existing pipeline and securing new work.

Responsible for all design activities in conjunction with the development team and transition to the delivery teams.

Manage all aspects of the consultants and specialist sub-contractors activities working with commercial teams to negotiate their appointments.


To be considered for this Design Manager role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Civil Engineering Sector.

- Previous employment as a Design Co-ordinator, D&B Coordinator, D&B Manager or Design Manager. Civil Engineers / Structural Design Engineers may also be considered. 

- Ideally Previous experience in Highways. Rail project experience may also be considered. 

- Ideally Previous Main Contractor employment. Candidates may also be considered from a Design Engineering / Design Consultancy. 

- High level of communication skills.

- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).

Location: East Anglia / Cambridgeshire / Bedford / Suffolk / Norfolk

(Option to work from home 3 days per week) 


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*Competitive Basic (Dependent on experience)

*Car / Allowance



*28 days holiday + banks holidays + options to buy ore holidays. 

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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