REF: 28958/001
Posted On : 14 Sep 2017

Design Manager

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company


Our client, a main contractor is seeking a Design Manager for an immediate start on a major project in the Derbyshire area. The role is freelance for at least 7 months.


  • Scope of design required including permanent and temporary works
  • CDM requirements
  • Outline design philosophy
  • Achieve annual financial targets as set by line manager.
  • Design risk register(s)
  • Designers' risk assessments
  • Outline design programmes
  • Work package scoping and deliverable identification
  • Working with the Supply Chain to ensure levels of service in terms of quality and safe working practices are maintained to a high level and compliant with standards/legislation.
  • Customer management - strategy and tactics
  • Assessment of customer brief omissions / shortfalls
  • Work with Construction Manager to achieve targets and out turn in relation to both budget and Client expectations (demonstration of value added).


  • Highways and structures experience
  • At least 5 years' experience in an operational management position experience
  • Membership of relevant Professional Institute i.e. ICE, CIOB and HND/HNC/Degree is also required.

The successful candidate will not only benefit from working with a top tier contractors on a large infrastructure project, but will also benefit from working with CarmichaelUK who prides itself on looking after it candidates with weekly payments, regular updates, social events, competitive referral scheme and Hummingbird If this role is of interest to you please apply below now. CarmichaelUK is an equal opportunities employer

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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