Location
Aylesbury
Vacancy Reference:
21900

About The Role

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB are looking for a Design Manager to join our team in the Aylesbury Area. This position will have overall technical accountability to the Design Stage Project Manager for the technical delivery of the design and build of the assigned scope of works along the EKFB Main Works route. 

This role will also be responsible the day to day management and coordination of the Design, including completion of verification (checking), technical review, and interdisciplinary checking and review. It will also manage and co-ordinate reviews or checks of the design required by third parties  such  as  Cat  3  design checkers.
The Design Manager will ensure coordination of all design and assurance deliverables with interfacing organisations and review technical and assurance deliverables prior to acceptance by the Delivery Design Director. 

This position will maintain close liaison and collaboration with  design consultants, HS2  technical team, third parties and design approval bodies as required and oversee technical registers such as assumptions and departures. 

The Design manager will review and monitor the maintenance of technical elements of the MIDP and establish regular meeting and reporting cycles for managing, coordinating and assuring the design. 

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in major civil engineering works
  • A good communicator and able to build positive working relationships, internally and with supply chain
  • Ability to coordinate and manage own workload supporting project delivery
  • Experienced in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant design standards and its applicability for the design
  • Understanding of HS2 Act (or similar) and its constraints is preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management is preferred

About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work.

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today. 

In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application. 

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

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.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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