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Civil Engineering Design Manager

Bouygues Energies & Services
Milton, Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type
We are seeking an experienced Civil Engineering Design Manager to support the development of an extensive pipeline of renewable energy projects in the UK.

Bouygues Energies & Services design, install and commission large scale solar PV farms for our clients. Supplying renewable energy from solar power plants enables local communities to reduce costs and reduce their carbon footprint. It also means they can provide off-grid power in remote areas that can be sold back to the grid or used locally at a cheaper price than grid-supplied energy.

Key activities

Lead the civil / structural design and engineering development of utility-scale renewable energy projects, from early concept to construction stage

To manage and maintain design technical compliance with Employer's Requirements, statutory requirements, and relevant design standards

To ‘project manage' the civil and structural design process

Develop conceptual designs, design / performance specifications and outline scopes of work, to enable commissioning of detailed design, design & build contract specifications and specialist consultancy support

Lead the commissioning of insourced / outsourced design and specialist consultancy, through the preparation of technical briefs, design scopes and performance specifications

Assist in the preparation of client-facing proposals and reports, such as outline / tender proposals, technical submittals and design reports

Interrogate and optimise civil and structural designs. Identify cost efficiencies and undertake cost/benefit assessments on potential value-engineering opportunities

Act as Design Manager for multi discipline projects with technical support of other design manager / engineering manager where appropriate

Skills, qualifications and experience

Bachelor or master's degree in applicable engineering or sciences

Experience in civil & construction engineering design

Experience in engineering / design management

Extensive knowledge of industrial standards

Knowledge of broader construction legislation and regulations

Proficient in the use of standard industry design tools, such as AutoCAD, Tuflow, Microdrainage

Experience in the use of standard industry design and project management tools, such as Auto Desk

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

Generous holiday allowance

Private health care

Flexible working opportunities


Company share scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Season ticket loan

Employee assistance programme (Private GP Appointments, Legal support, Counselling)

Non contractual bonus

Access to LinkedIn training

Access to Bouygues Management Academy

Why Bouygues E&S Solutions?

Bouygues Energies & Services Solutions (BYES) is an international business operating in over 25 countries and employing over 13,500 people. The company is part of the Bouygues Group - a global brand employing over 130,000 people in 80 countries within the construction, engineering, civil works, energy services, telecommunications, and media sectors.
In the UK, Bouygues Energies & Services is a leading provider of facilities management (FM), energy services, highways, and complex engineering solutions across the public and private sectors.

We place a strong emphasis on continual development, both professional and interpersonal. Currently over 2% of the Company's payroll is spent on Learning and Development activities. We have our own international and local training centres, delivering technical and management courses.

Be Yourself!

Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details. If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly): your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions

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