Graduate Design Manager

22 Aug 2016
22 Feb 2017
Job Type
Graduate jobs

We’re recruiting enthusiastic, collaborative and forward-thinking graduates who are ready to start their career in design management. If you have at least a 2:1 degree in AEDM or civil engineering – or you’re in your final year and on track to achieve one – we want to hear from you.

The role

As a Graduate Design Manager with Kier you’ll be involved in working collaboratively with the Kier tender and/or project teams, clients, designers employed by the contractor, specialist and other subcontractors, suppliers, and relevant third parties. The responsibilities will include liaising with designers, reviewing designs, making site visits and inspections, and preparing briefs for investigations, surveys and monitoring.

What we’re looking for

As well as the ability to work effectively as a member of project and tender teams, you’ll need excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and to be able to develop strong client relationships. We want to work with people who are proactive, and very keen to develop their career in the industry. Experience in a civil engineering or building environment will also give you an edge.

In return, we’ll help you build your career and give you plenty of opportunities to develop and achieve your ambitions.

What you’ll get

  • A competitive salary
  • A company car
  • Life assurance
  • Membership of our pension scheme
  • Share options
  • 26 days’ holiday + bank holidays
  • Kier’s industry-renowned Graduate Development Programme
  • Support in achieving chartership with the RICS, CIOB or similar relevant body.

About us

Kier Group plc is a leading property, residential, construction and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

With a head office at Tempsford Hall in Bedfordshire and a network of over 50 local offices Kier offers national coverage across all of its core activities. Employing 22,000 people, with a turnover of £4bn and an order book of £9.5bn, Kier has the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction, civil engineering and service contracts in the country.

Kier is an equality and diversity employer.