Senior Design Manager

  •  Plymouth
  •   Market related £ / Year
  •   Full Time
  •   Permanent
  •   Job Reference SDMDP

Senior Design Manager

Job Type – Permanent

Location – Devonport, Plymouth

My client is looking for a Senior Design Manager to join their team on the major Devonport Dockyard refurbishment project. The successful candidate must pass Government SC Clearance.


  • Management of the multidisciplinary design elements of the buildings, ensuring designer technical performance and making appropriate technical responses.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert advice.
  • Provide Technical design guidance and review of the overall design packages including safety functional requirements as defined in the Safety Case.
  • Provide Technical design guidance and review integration of the designs with other design packages.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and effectively contributing to the project’s technical planning process.
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements operate and deliver through compliance with Babcock’s Business Management System and Technical Manual
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the consultant team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.


  • Design and construction of major new industrial buildings with multifunctionality – workshops, storage, offices etc. 
  • Experience on high hazard facilities in the nuclear sector (desired).
  • A minimum of a Batchelor’s Degree in Architecture/Engineering.
  • Preferred Chartered Architect/Engineer, registered with appropriate body.

If this is of interest, please apply now and we will be in contact to discuss further.

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