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Title:  Station Design Manager

Job Number:  10881

Melbourne, AU

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project. 


CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction. 


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop. 


We are looking for a Station Design Manager to lead and manage the design delivery process, function and team of one of our stations. This individual will also take care of the CPS for the station. 


Responsibilities of the role include; 


  • Plan and control the delivery of project design to ensure the achievement of quality, completion and project objectives
  • Select and engage, then monitor the performance of external design partners within the discipline including their deliverables, costs and timeframes.
  • Manage the design approval process in accordance with project requirements and program.
  • Prepare budgets and schedules of design delivery for management approval then manage and report the cost of design delivery in the project life cycle
  • Manage design to ensure the cost of the works meets project requirements
  • Manage client and stakeholder expectations and communicate effectively with the project team
  • Supervise the work of subordinate design and drafting staff to ensure project requirements are met
  • Select and develop design management staff within the project by providing leadership and mentoring to ensure their design management competencies.
  • Understand design compliance and reporting procedures and processes and leadership in the communication of requirements.
  • Foster the interaction between design and construction teams to maximise innovation and project success


To be successful in this key role, you must have: 


  • Senior Structural Design Experience >5 years
  • Tertiary Qualification in Architecture, Building, Construction, Engineering or Quantity Surveying.
  • 5-10 years’ in technical management roles on significant projects.
  • 5+ years’ Design experience.
  • 5-8 years’ in Construction experience.
  • Multi-discipline project experience in Building, Construction and Design.
  • Proven commercial and legislative compliance skills and design frameworks and systems.
  • Demonstrated competencies in Head Contract and Subcontract understanding and interpretation.
  • Strong stakeholder management with major consultant partners.
  • Awareness of risk management principles and how design can impact operational risk.
  • Proficient skills in relevant computer software packages and necessary to perform the role.
  • Strong time and cost management skills in timely delivery of design and management of both the costs of preparing design and the costs of the works.


CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success. 


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined. 



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