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Job Information

AECOM Technical Director / Associate Director - Design Manager in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

This Design Manager role will be responsible for reviewing technical quality of engineering and design tasks whilst supporting the Programme Manager to ensure on time and budget project delivery.

In this key role, you will be working closely with the wider team and managing relationships. You will be responsible for monitoring the outcomes of the programme with specific oversight over the technical engineering inputs.

  • Coordinate design reviews with other packages’ design review manager and all project team reviewers

  • Manage engineering/design processes and deliverables to track and report timeliness of delivery, scope and budget

  • Responsible for resolving design issues and communicating those issues to the project delivery team

  • Identify and report scope creep to the Project Director

  • Reply to Contractors’ RFI’s related to Design Consultants intents

  • Provide deliverables schedule input to Consultants and Contractors, and ensure on-time delivery of documents

  • Review design documents and provide comments

  • Review all comments for relevance and consistency

  • Provide technical leadership to assure that all technical work reviewed is of high quality, accurate, and within the context of schedule and budget

  • Oversight of the overall management of resources required for specialist design and engineering inputs;

  • Coordinate engineering, utilities, drawing, mapping and cost estimation resources for timely and effective programme delivery;

  • Verification of overall engineering and design processes and outputs;

  • Work collaboratively with Technical leads and Wider Programme Team;

  • Perform active risk management to minimise engineering and assessment risks

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven minimum 15 years’ transportation experience and leading teams on major infrastructure projects

  • Ability to manage resources across multiple work streams;

  • Experience delivering projects with a high level of public visibility and interest;

  • Experience bringing together a cohesive team on complex projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Civil Engineering degree

  • CPEng is preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235273BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.