KLG719 - Design Project Manager

KLG719 - Design Project Manager

17 Nov

17 Nov



Application deadline: 01 December 2021 - United Kingdom - Location: York - General

Are you interested in joining one of the leading consulting companies, creating value for customers, people and societies world-wide? Can you add to our success, while also developing your career and reputation? Then join us in designing the future!


With over 93 offices worldwide, COWI is a leading international consulting group. As a member of the UK team, you'll join our skilled experts and support projects across the transportation and energy sectors, including railways, highways, bridges, hydro and tunnels.

Living up to our values is a priority in the way we work.

We collaborate with our customers, partners and colleagues to create better solutions while delivering on our promises project by project. We are curious and courageous as we pursue new knowledge and insights. Most importantly, we care about our planet, our customers and our colleagues as we collaborate to shape tomorrow’s societies.


We are looking for a Design Project Manager to join our team in York, giving you the opportunity to co-create with our experts on some of the most prestigious infrastructure programmes in the UK.

Working alongside the design and engineering teams you'll be responsible for project planning and operation, including progress reporting, time forecasting, cash collection, deliverables monitoring, and quality, on mid to large size projects. You'll also be given the opportunity to provide input to line management on performance and potential of project staff on projects.

On a day-to-day basis, you'll be responsible for:

Project and resource planning and its implementation in compliance with COWI's integrated management system

Communicating with clients; including obtaining all the required input material and coordinate with the project team for timely delivery and as per agreed quality criteria

Tracking and achieving project financial performance, demonstrating sound project financial performance understanding

Reviewing production processes, workflows and implementing improvements

Forecasting project turnover and performance

Resolution of administrative issues within the Project/Group and guiding and mentoring more junior staff

Identifying development requirements within the project team and giving effective feedback


To succeed in this position, we believe that you'll be an open and honest person who is eager to collaborate with others while keeping our clients engaged. You'll pursue new insights and constantly explore new ways to improve, while caring for and respecting our clients, your colleagues and the planet we live on.

Furthermore, you'll be:

ChPP, CEng MICE, MIStructE or equivalent qualification is desirable and a background in civil/structural/geotechnical/rail engineering

Being able to demonstrate a deep understanding and passion for engineering and a personal commitment to technical excellence is essential

Project Management certification and relevant experience, including administration of NEC PSC contracts for the delivery of engineering work

Direct client-handling experience, and experience of major Clients and project control frameworks such as Network Rail (GRIP & PACE), Highways England (PCF)

Have significant experience in a design environment working on complex infrastructure projects

Have significant experience leading project teams and managing the delivery of projects, either as client's or contractor's designer, ideally both

Be an accomplished team leader with the ability to support, mentor and develop less experienced engineers

Have the inter-personal skills and aptitude to work collaboratively in a diverse multi-disciplinary team

Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


Please email our Talent Acquisition Specialist Laura Dobson [email protected]


Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible since the recruitment process is ongoing. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.


COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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