Area Design Manager


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the «why» of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact

In your role as Area Design Manager, you will be responsible for managing the efficient design delivery to the right quality level achieving the appropriate integration between all disciplines. You will liaise with discipline leads to coordinate efficient design delivery in accordance with programme as well as driving the IDR process for the associated package and ensuring inter-discipline and BIM model review processes are completed through each stage of design.

Working closely with the other Design Managers (Area), you will be expected to share knowledge and lessons learned, and to understand priorities/issues in the other areas whilst providing guidance to systems assurance engineer design team, construction team to ensure that design package requirements have reached an adequate level of correctness, completeness and quality against which design can be verified. #ANZTransport #ANZRail #APMETransport

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Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Science or Construction and RPEQ
  • Proven experience in leadership and team mentoring
  • Demonstrated client focussed approach and possesses strong relationship management skills.
  • Strong business acumen and a strong analytical, strategic solving background.
  • Solid communication skills.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

Jacobs’ membership of the Champions of Change Coalition, and our Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation achievements over the past 5 years, highlights our significant commitment and progress to-date in developing and delivering on our Gender Balance strategy, policies and practice as an leading industry employer.

No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

  • Seniority level

    Not Applicable

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Design, Art/Creative, and Information Technology

  • Industries

    Civil Engineering, Design, and Information Technology and Services