Design Manager
£45k - £70k

Design Manager

Ref: 379| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Design Manager - Building / Construction - Oxford 

Multi-million pound - mixed use project (Retail / Commercial / Student Accommodation)


What Makes It GREAT?

-Mix of site and remote working

-Excellent holidays - 28 day + banks

-Stable pipeline of work (Public & Private sector)

-Local regional projects.

-Leading tier 1 building contractor.



We are recruiting for a Design Manager to join a reputable tier 1 building contractor working on general build construction sector projects. 

Considering both Design Manager  or Design Coordinator  


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).


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£50,000 - £70,000 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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