Design Manager

Job description

Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy is currently recruiting a Design Manager to join our award-winning team known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Design Manager will report into the Senior Engineering Manager supporting a portfolio of civil / structural design projects. Successful candidates will have management and technical responsibility for teams of engineers working across infrastructure projects. The Design Manager shall manage the delivery of safe, practical, and economic designs for internal and external clients to a high standard of professional competence, in compliance with Company procedures, recognised standards and current legislation.

Murphy Applied Engineering is an in-house multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, implementing the 'Better Engineered' strategic driver to achieve smart, safe, and constructible solutions within project timeframes. Covering the full range of Murphy industry sectors including natural resources, transportation, water and power; Murphy Applied Engineering provides specialist engineering designs for both internal and external client focussing on civil infrastructure and the energy transition.

What you will be doing

  • Lead the engineering design delivery on civil / structural infrastructure design projects.
  • Manage the design output of a team of civil / structural engineers in line with the project requirements, programme and estimate.
  • Manage design engineering output at any project stage such as tender, Early Contractor Involvement, Pre-FEED, FEED, and detailed design stages.
  • Preparation of work hours estimates and proposals.
  • Develop the design and engineering aspect of project programmes.
  • Develop design management plans in line with project requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with the information delivery plan and ISO 19650.
  • Integrate multiple engineering disciplines including civil / structural, geotechnical, MEICA, digital and survey from a mix of internal and external designers.
  • Undertake the role of Principal Designer Representative on project(s) where required, ensuring design information is being suitable managed and communicated to the various roles and compliant with the requirements of CDM 2015 Regulations
  • Review design pack submissions as required for technical compliance, quality, and completeness.
  • Review and liaise with internal Temporary Works Coordinators and Designers to ensure appropriate consideration of constructability and required permanent works.
  • Manage compliance with standards and client requirements and assist in monitoring to ensure working to standard requirements.
  • Ensure an understanding of, and an influence on the contracts that Design Consultants are working under including their fees, schedule of services, programme, and liabilities and warranties.

Who We Are Looking For

  • Degree qualified engineer preferably in civil / structural engineering
  • Chartered with a professional institution regulated by the Engineering Council (or working towards Chartership)
  • Experience managing Pre-FEED, FEED, ECI & detailed design associated with major infrastructure projects in the UK.
  • Experience carrying out the role of Principal Designer Representative under CDM 2015 desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills.

About Murphy

Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.

Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.

Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy’s inclusive culture.

What You’ll Get In Return

  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
  • Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
  • Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
  • Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, cycle to work scheme etc
  • As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.
  • If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today.

if you are unable to apply via the usual process, please call 07935 344342 to discuss in more detail

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