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Manager, Design

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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Melbourne
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CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, and we also include the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future. Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

Your Opportunity:

We are currently seeking a Design Manager to join CPB Contractors working in the West Gippsland area. This is an excellent development opportunity as you will be working as part of a small team and often required to work autonomously.

As a Design Manager you will be accountable for:

  • Ensuring the design fully complies with the project contract documents
  • Delivering to the design programme
  • Driving performance and providing leadership to the project team
  • Promote and develop improvements into the design
  • Ensure that safety and constructability is built into the design
  • Drive and manage performance of design consultants
  • Develop and deliver against project goals and objectives including:
  • Preparing accurate monthly reports on project performance criteria
  • Reporting immediately to the Engineering Manager any event which may significantly change the project forecast
  • Ensuring the design team is adequately resourced to deliver key requirements in line with the programme, budget and contractual arrangements
  • Effectively assign tasks to team members to deliver the required project outputs to agreed specification


Our minimum requirements for these roles are:

  • Minimum 10 years design experience in civil project design and management.
  • Extensive experience in the interpretation and application of contracts
  • Extensive experience in leading teams in complex design project
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety and environmental legislation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply below.

We support diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through CPB Contractors directly and we will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

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