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.Job Title: Design Manager (South)Location: Exeter or CornwallBusiness Area: HighwaysDesign ManagerKier Group is the UK’s leading highways service provider, delivering an incredibly diverse range of road, bridge and tunnel projects - from planning and programming stage through to delivery, maintenance and operation. We work with a wide range of partners such as local authorities and Highways England to improve the quality and safety of UK roads - making us the No.1 highways and tunnel maintenance team across the country, delivering over £1 billion of social value by maintaining 31,000km of roads used by six million people in their everyday livesJob responsibilitiesAn exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Design Manager to provide the main Highways Design focal point for the south of the SWDSC, managing the Pavement, Drainage and Geotechnical Design Team Leaders. You will lead a muti-disciplinary team of engineers to provide Highway and design services. You will assist Team Leaders in identifying and applying appropriate methodologies and standards to produce effective and innovative solutions for schemes and studies to current standards. What do we need from you? Strong technical skills and experience of highways maintenance and design preferred.Experience in developing contract documents in accordance with relevant contracts.To be able to work with or advise client on technical issues at a senior level.Good working knowledge of H&S procedures and CDM Regulations.Good organisational skills.The ability to communicate well in the written and spoken word is essential.  Ability to perform within a team.Computer literate with competent ability and knowledge of MS Office Suite as a minimum.Degree/HND in Civil Engineering with appropriate experience to be able to undertake the role.C Eng/I Eng with appropriate Institution (ICE, CIHT, RGS, CIWEM) desirable. What will you receive? Competitive salaryCompany car (or car allowance)Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%Free Life Assurance26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestylesTwo employee Share Scheme optionsFlexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)Employee Assistance ProgrammePrivate healthcareAccess to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers 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. 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.Kier is an inclusive employer .Closing Date: 30th November 2020 .

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