Role: Design Manager - Highways Schemes Location: Based in Bedfordshire Are you an experienced Design Manager with a record of successfully delivering Highways Maintenance schemes? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a highly successful regional team within a tier 1 market leading contractor? Within this newly created position, my client is looking to bring in an experienced Design Manager, reporting directly to the Schemes Manager they will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of all design proposals. The ideal candidate will have experience of Highways Schemes or come from a similar Civils background. Main Duties and Responsibilities:On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:Design responsibility for the works packages.Working with the Supply Chain to ensure levels of service.Ensure that your objectives are adequately cascaded and supported by your team.Promote and value a culture of continual improvement.Support Construction Manager in the production of annual budget. Essential:Demonstrable understanding of all schemes activities through design, build and handover.Comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges.Ability to advise Clients at all stages of project.An understanding of all commercial and financial requirements.Ability to engage with client, stakeholders, subcontractors and third parties.A comprehensive understanding of highway maintenance and works.An understanding of the NEC3 form of contract and its application within Highways Works. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding market leading company with advance orders and scope for career progression. Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.