Design Manager
£50k - £60k + Benefits

Design Manager

Ref: 109| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Design Manager - Building / Construction - Exeter

We are recruiting for a Design Manager to join a growing main contractor based in the South West.

Why join this company??? 

This company have one of the best reputations in the construction, a highly recognised brand and will give you the chance to work on the most interesting projects and sectors in the construction industry. 

Career Progression!!
As a growing business there is plenty of opportunity for career progression. 

This business is also well known for investing in the development of their staff. Working in a friendly team environment, with a relaxed and personable management structure they know how to get the best out of their staff. 

Want to work on the most interesting variety of construction projects? 

This company is definitely the place for you, they can consistently keep your work varied and fresh, they cover a variety of sectors within the Building sectors (both public and private sectors). 


My client is a reputable privately owned building contractor, with a busy and fast growing workload.

Projects across a range of general build sectors.


The role will be responsible for the management of design related issues across multiple sectors on both preconstruction and the Construction Stages of individual projects. 

The function requires experience in the appointment and management of consultants, monitoring the production of detailed design and managing the design appraisal review process for projects in delivery.

Must be experienced in managing the design process, identifying design solutions, design risk and opportunities to support the business in delivering existing pipeline and securing new work.

Responsible for all design activities in conjunction with the development team and transition to the delivery teams.

Manage all aspects of the consultants and specialist sub-contractors activities working with commercial teams to negotiate their appointments.


To be considered for this Design Manager role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Building Sector.
- Previous employment as a Design Co-ordinator, D&B Coordinator, D&B Manager or Design Manager.
- Previous experience in building sector projects such as Commercial, Mixed Use, Residential, Apartment Blocks, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Extra Care Housing, MOJ, Industrial, Education or Healthcare.
- Previous Main Contractor employment.
- High level of communication skills. 
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc). 

Location: Exeter


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£50,000 - £60,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance
To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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