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Location: South West England, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Design Manager

South West England, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Job Description

Design Manager

Devonport Royal Dockyard - Plymouth

RATE: £30-£45 Per Hour (Ltd)


My client is one of the UK's leading engineering solution providers based at Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport, the largest Naval Dockyard in North West Europe which employs in the region of 5,500 people. This is one of the three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy. They supply naval base support functions for the Ministry of Defence delivering critical in-service support and deep maintenance for the UK's military estate.


•Qualified to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline.
•Chartered Engineer or able to attain chartership status.
•Experienced in the design and substantiation of engineering systems.
•Experienced in leading, motivating and supporting design teams.
•Experienced in design process management.
•Working within strict regulatory environments (safety, quality and security)
•Knowledgeable of operating within nuclear or other high-hazard environments



You will be responsible for leading or supporting a design team delivering complex nuclear and non-nuclear projects. We are looking for individuals to manage both new-build infrastructure as well as projects relating to the development of existing dockyard and naval base assets.

•Designing projects to meet cost, programme and quality requirements.
•Implementing Babcock's design processes and contributing to their ongoing development.
•Helping to develop and sustain a Design Authority capability.
•Defining and maintaining the Design Intent of a wide range of facilities and assets.
•Managing technical design packages.
•Planning for effective project implementation and lead in the technical planning process.
•Ensuring that effective safety quality management arrangements are in place and adhered to.
•Liaising closely with other teams and stakeholders.


Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.


Please apply today by sending your CV and a consultant will be in contact with you ASAP. Please note at busy times we are unable to get back to all applicants. If you've not heard back within 1 week, thank you for your application however it does mean you were unsuccessful.

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