Highways Design Manager

  • Job Reference: 211650
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title Design Manager

Location: Bristol

Business Area: Highways

Contract: Permanent

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Kier Group has long believed that we all have the potential to shape our world - and leave a lasting legacy. So bring your talent and ambition to our team and you'll be given the scope and opportunity to achieve just that - investing in your own future, building your expertise and contributing to a diverse culture that's helping shape the world of tomorrow.

Every day, 210,000 vehicles travel across the 31,000km of roads, bridges and tunnels that are built, maintained and operated by the team here at Kier Group. It's one of the reasons why we're acknowledged as the UK's No.1 Highways Services team -delivering £1 billion of social value to the six million people and wider communities who rely on our expertise and experience. Can you join our team? Yes, you can - if you want to be valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a company shaping the future.


Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role you will be the line manager to Design Team Leader and Technical Administration resource, maintain good relations with the Clients , SWDSC community and other authorities, attending meetings as necessary. You will also assist Team Leaders in identifying and applying appropriate methodologies and standards to produce effective and innovative solutions for schemes and studies to current standards. You will also undertake the role of Office Manager for the office that the role is based in.

What are we looking for?

  • Strong technical skills and experience of highways improvements, renewals, maintenance and design.
  • Experience in developing contract documents in accordance with relevant contracts.
  • Good working knowledge of H&S procedures and CDM Regulations.
  • Degree/HND in Civil Engineering with appropriate experience to be able to undertake the role.
  • Desirable:C Eng/I Eng with appropriate Institution (ICE, CIHT, IHE, RGS, CIWEM)
What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.
Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 03/06/2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
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