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Design Manager (Client side: 3914)

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NUVIA is a branch of VINCI, the world's largest integrated concessions and construction group. NUVIA is more specifically the nuclear entity of the VINCI Group and is involved in the entire life cycle of nuclear facilities, from new build to decommissioning, maintenance and operation.

NUVIA is constantly growing, with more than 2700 employees worldwide. On average, 100 men and women join us every year. Now, more than ever, we are looking for new talent to support the group's growth.  

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Design Manager (Client side: 3914)

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Contractor (PAYE)


Remote (100% telework)

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Design Manager

Permanent or contract option

Remote with occasional site visit


NUVIA UK's Technical Services & Consulting department is fast growing with hybrid opportunities available up and down the country. We're striving to create a multidisciplinary team to offer our clients the best range of talent.


Working directly for Nuvia, we are looking for an established Design Manager to support one of our key clients on a Nuclear Marine project. This will be an embedded opportunity where you will represent Nuvia throughout the project duration. This opportunity is remote with occasional site visit to the South Coast and can be worked on a staff or contracted basis.


As the Design Manager your role will be to manage the delivery and co-ordinate the System Engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule, and cost. Responsible for managing the technical aspects of the engineering packages from identification of the need, through to handover for a Nuclear Marine project.


As the Design Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop, lead, manage and co-ordinate the technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing performance of all Engineering and Design resource, and making appropriate technical management decisions.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule, and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project’s technical planning process.
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.


To be considered for the Design Manager role you should have the following Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or above in an Engineering discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Experienced in technical management of large scale and complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Good understanding of engineering design and safety practice including H&S and quality.
  • Experienced in the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair, or nuclear facilities and/or nuclear submarines.
  • Good leadership and project management skills.

Why us?

Employee Staff Benefits:

  • 8.5% Pension Contribution & Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Scheme*
  • Employee Share Scheme
  • 18 Weeks Full Maternity Pay* (+21w SMP)
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service, 31 days after 10 years’ service)
  • Option to buy, sell and carry over up to 5 days annual leave per year
  • In partnership with trade unions
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Personal Development & Further Education Support
  • Long Service & Recognition Awards
  • Fantastic Employee Discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme

*After 1 year of service.


Nuvia - a subsidiary of VINCI construction - is an international company that operates across highly regulated sectors including Civil Nuclear and has a strong presence and history of delivery at nuclear sites in the UK and internationally.


Nuvia is a performance-driven company that is committed to the development of its people within a culture of safety, innovation, and excellence.


Nuvia UK is committed towards equality in employment.

Applicant criteria

Minimum education required

Bachelor's degree

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Europe, United Kingdom, England, North West

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Risley, Warrington