Design Manager - Rail - Ireland

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31513

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Design Manager with 15+ year's postgraduate experience, primarily in a consultancy environment and experience of delivering projects to BIM Level 2 equivalent. in Ireland/UK.

This is a permanent role and can be based in Dublin, Dundalk, Cork or Galway office.

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, contact Karen on +353-1-7978720 for an informal chat or send your CV to for review.


Design Manager - Rail - Ireland


Job Description

Our client is a world-leading design, engineering and project-management consultancy. 

You sould be a Chartered Engineer, with experience of all stages of the project life cycle. 

You will have the opportunity to lead projects of varying size and complexity. 

The Engineering/Design manager is a senior member of the Transportation team who will provide technical oversight of rail projects in Ireland, through directly working on projects or mentoring staff in project delivery roles. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for setting the technical engineering rail strategy for the team in Ireland and assist with developing the right team structure for our clients and projects.  

Overall engineering and technical leadership of rail engineering projects in Ireland.

Acting as a Design or Engineering Manager on projects.

Managing the multi-disciplinary design process.

Ensuring design is defined and delivered in accordance with appropriate guidance, standards and client requirements.

Being the primary point of contact for all technical matters for rail in Ireland.

Line management of a team of engineers and discipline leads.

Developing technical/quality proposals for new commissions.

Implementing a robust quality management system.

Chartered with Engineers Ireland or equivalent professional institution.

An ability to ensure safe-by-design is at the core of the design and delivery process.

Commitment to continuous improvement in own and team performance.



Educated to degree level (level 8/9 engineering degree).

Minimum 15 years of postgraduate experience, primarily in a consultancy environment.

Experience of delivering projects to BIM Level 2 equivalent.

An awareness of developing technologies and best practice in the industry.

Effective communicator (written, verbal & presentations).

Full driving licence.


Salary €Negotiable depending on level of experience

Excellent benefits package, including company pension



Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Design Manager interested in roles based in Dublin , you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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