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  • Job reference: RMS0183379

Design Manager - Interface Manager

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/08/2017
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/09/17)

The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Design Manager to act as an interface between the design consultancy and client for a WA Main Roads project.

Reporting to the Project Manager your role will oversee the design team to ensure quality and deadlines are achieved whilst interfacing with the client to ensure the delivery of effective design services for this infrastructure project.

You will need to be able to demonstrate experience in a design environment, preparing designs from concept to delivery using various design software to prepare reports, calculations and drawings.

Key responsibilities includes:

  • Manage the resolution of any design issues regarding technical and/or construction perspective.
  • Effectivelt develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships to enable the effective delivery of project design services.
  • Drive performance within the design process to ensure design documentation is completed on time and fully integrated with reviewer's feedback.
  • Monitor any design issues which may arise out of defect rectification, value engineering or interface with external bodies.


The role will initially be based in their Perth based offices and progressively move to being more site based. Immediate start available.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Experience of working on a Main Roads project
  • Bachelors degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Experienced in managing client relationships - key stakeholder management
  • Experienced in design and driving the performance of a design team
  • Experience of resolution management
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work as team

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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