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Design Intergration Manager

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: DOE
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Kayleigh Bentham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: Ongoing / Long Term
  • Start Date: 2022-06-23
  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041603


NRL are currently recruiting for an Integration Design Manager to join the client’s team in Devonport. Our client is a key strategic partner to their customers, the MOD, and the Royal Navy. They ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

About the Role

This a technical Client Design Management role, where the Client is the Principal Designer, leading an Integration team who support the Integration of a number of externally produced designs.  In addition the integration team are also responsible for Overall Facility Layout, the capability of that Layout to deliver the submarine maintenance capability, the management of the Health, Safety and Environment aspects of the overall design, the management of the Human Factors aspects, and leading the overall facility Fire Engineering and Security strategies.

This is senior role, requiring work with numerous stakeholders.  You will need a highly effective communicator and have good verbal and Powerpoint presentation skills in a MS Teams environment. 

You will also need to be able to demonstrate an ability to manage and motivate the staff in the Integration team, including one-to-one team member management, HR aspects, and routine people management tasks. 

You will also be required to input to the development of design processes within the wider Major Infrastructure Projects context (for example Interface Management System development).


You'll need a degree or equivalent in a Civil, Mechanical or Electrical engineering discipline and will be a Chartered Engineer.  You should have extensive experience in the delivery of designs for major multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects in the defence and nuclear sectors.  In addition, a general awareness of submarine and surface ship maintenance processes would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will hold, or be eligible to acquire, national Security Clearance at the appropriate level for this post.

What’s on offer

  • Long Term contract

  • Flexible working

  • Negotiable hourly rate

About NRL

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life, and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings