Design Manager

Kier Group

Job Summary by the careerbalance.co.uk Team:

56Job Description:We’re looking for a Design Manager to join our Transportation team based in Retford. Kier Highways Solutions provides a one-stop-shop end to end works management and delivery from carriageway treatment design, product manufacture, installation, temporary traffic Management through to civils, patching & road markings. Kier Highways Solutions have national coverage for the supply and installation of carriageway surface dressing and carriageway patching and have national traffic management delivery capability as well as a team of CAD designers providing traffic management design solutions. KHS also manufacture and sell bituminous road emulsions as well as bespoke bituminous products and roofing products. Within this role, you can enjoy 26 days holiday plus bank holiday with the option to buy/sell, fantastic, matched pension scheme and even more.

Can you imagine a world without transportation links via land, sea or air? Nor can we! Your journey is our journey, come and join us at Kier Transportation and make a difference. Supporting the movement of people, goods and equipment.


Location: Retford, Nottinghamshire

Contract: Permanent – flexible and part-time hours available if desired, just let us know



What will you be responsible for?

As Design Manager, you’ll be working within the Design team, supporting them in designing measures for high speed and low speed temporary traffic management

Your day to day will include:

Managing a team of CAD designers, ensuring resource levels are meeting business needs making sure designs are to the correct standards and compliant with Kier and industry safety requirements using the approval system in place

Budgetary management of tender design fees and preparation of detailed design fee estimates

Monthly reporting of team performance

Processing of TTRO and road booking space applications, producing traffic management CAD drawings using Auto CAD / Cone 11

Communication with internal and external customers to discuss requirements, source a new customer base and uphold relations with existing customers


What are we looking for?

This role of Design Manager is great for you if:

You have Institute of Highways Engineer TTME (Foundation Minimum)

Lantra qualification to M7, Chapter 8, TSRGD, NSRWA, Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

Traffic management CAD design experience


We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.


Rewards and benefits
We’re proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. .


Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. .


We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier



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