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Design Manager - Transport (Melbourne)

SMEC - Melbourne, VIC

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The role

We are currently seeking a Design Manager to work closely with our other specialists to deliver major transport infrastructure (road/highway/rail) design. You will be responsible for the design management of delegated projects and work packages within the Transport (road/highway/rail) function. This is a Melbourne based role that will cater for projects locally and assist on major national projects.

With a minimum of 12+ years' experience in the Civil / Structural Engineering field, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Oversight of engineering design for projects and design packages to meet the requirements of the client and SMEC
  • Build and maintain strong and effective client relationships through targeted activities
  • Effective management and leadership of the Design team to ensure optimal performance, resourcing, retention and professional development

With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy and have a passion for building trusted relationships to drive positive change and win new work.

Suitable applicants will have:

  • Local experience successfully delivering Design Management capabilities on major multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects
  • 12+ years of experience managing infrastructure projects of >$1m successfully to budget and client specifications
  • Experience in the co-ordination, design and delivery of designs within multi-disciplinary engineering projects
  • Experience working in an alliance environment, managing the interface between client stakeholders and ensuring designs meets expectations and are fit for purpose
  • High level communication skills to advise and guide project design development in a pro-active manner and to represent the SMEC design team as a valuable contributor to the project
  • Ideally the right Design Manager will come have a Civil or Structural background

In return, SMEC offers you the benefits that come from working in a global multidisciplinary consultancy in an environment where your fresh ideas and enthusiasm will be welcomed and rewarded.

Link to benefits: http://www.smec.com/en_au/careers/your-career-with-SMEC

Wrap up

As an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders.

We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.

SMEC is committed to equitable recruitment practices and encourages applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders decent

Learn more about SMEC:

With over 16,500 employees working out of over 120 offices in 40+ countries throughout Australasia, Asia, the Middle East, UK, Africa, North and South America, we partner with our parent company Surbana Jurong and sister company Robert Bird Group (RBG) to deliver integrated infrastructure expertise to our clients worldwide.

Our journey of growth is only beginning, and we look forward to strengthening our already established capabilities, entering new markets and offering more effective solutions across infrastructure developments worldwide.

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How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Nicholas Fischer-White – nicholas.fischer-white@smec.com

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at www.smec.com/careers