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Design Manager - Rail.

Design Manager - Rail

Job Title: Design Manager - Rail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Highly competitive with flexible working
Reference: 2944102
Contact Name: George Hvid
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2019 16:31

Job Description

Position, Team and Project Highlights:
  • As part of the NSW Rail Team you have the opportunity to work on projects including Sydney Metro Infrastructure, Sydney Metro Stations and various light rail projects,
  • Key leadership position in the rail team,
  • Early stages on multi-year projects, develop and grow over the duration,
  • Award-winning company, with 30,000 passionate staff worldwide and options to move internationally,
  • Genuine flexible working arrangements.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Providing sound and effective leadership by providing direction and technical advice, leading by example and championing a quality culture
  • Ability to effectively implement project delivery best practice in the following areas: risk and change management, planning, project set-up, common date environments (including BIM and doc control)
  • Ensuring that effective financial and project management controls are in place and deployed to enable monitoring, modification and forecasting as appropriate
  • Managing the acquisition, deployment and management of resources for the project to ensure optimal allocation for projects
  • Directing the assessment, selection and management of suppliers, sub-consultants and contractors associated with projects
  • Driving project performance, service delivery and technical and commercial outcomes and undertaking reviews, ensuring client delivery is above expectation and 
  • Seeking / pursuing rail design opportunities, and the preparation of bids and tender submissions
  • Relevant engineering degree with Chartered status or equivalent professional accreditation
  • 12+ years post graduate experience including experience of leading multidisciplinary design teams for rail projects within a design and engineering consultancy environment
  • Demonstrated experience delivering complex supply side capital rail infrastructure projects
  • Experience in leading design in a consultancy and working in a tendered design services environment
  • Well-developed technical and commercial skills, with a sound knowledge of the industry and a demonstrated ability in securing opportunities and
  • Excellent communication skills and strong stakeholder management experience and the ability to build credible, collaborative but influential relationships both internally and externally
Please contact George Hvid to discuss in detail: / 0427 933 873 – 0282 524 013