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Design Change Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Design Change Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 18,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.


In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.


With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.


About the role


As the Design Change Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and implementing design changes throughout the project lifecycle. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring that changes are properly documented, assessed for impact, and integrated into the project's scope while maintaining compliance with industry standards and regulations.


The role is based in London working on a hybrid basis, 3 days a week in the office.


Job description

Duties & responsibilities

  • Serve as technical expert to take rail systems decisions, review design proposals for technical solutions, make recommendations, resolve technical clashes, etc.
  • Change Management: Develop and implement a structured change management process for design alterations within rail projects, ensuring transparency and efficiency.
  • Documentation: Maintain a comprehensive record of all design change requests, including their origin, details, and proposed solutions.
  • Impact Assessment: Collaborate with project stakeholders to assess the impact of design changes on project schedules, budgets, and overall objectives.
  • Risk Mitigation: Identify potential risks associated with design changes and work with relevant teams to develop mitigation strategies.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that all design changes adhere to relevant rail industry regulations, codes, and standards.
  • Communication: Facilitate clear and timely communication between the design team, project managers, contractors, and clients regarding design change requests and their implications.
  • Quality Assurance: Monitor the quality of design changes to maintain high standards while managing costs effectively.
  • Reporting: Prepare regular reports on the status of design changes, including their resolution and any outstanding issues.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with the design team, project managers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of design changes into the project's scope.


Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Attributes


Essential (minimum requirement for interview)

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in rail project management
  • Strong knowledge of rail industry standards, regulations, and safety protocols.
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyse complex design change requests and their impact on project objectives.



What's in it for you


By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

27 days’ annual leave on top of bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus, depending on level
  • Private medical insurance For you and your family
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development


We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 


We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years