Design Manager
Greater Manchester

Design Manager

Ref: 4| Posted: 25th Mar 2020

Design Manager  - Building - Construction – North West


My client comes from a longstanding history in the construction field and have become one of the UK's most successful building contractors.

What sets this employer apart from the rest includes:

-Local North West based projects.
-Professional and friendly team environment.
-Air of success in the office due to continued business growth and achievement.
-Personable employer, your a name not a number. 
-Cash rich, stable company, with excellent industry rating for paying subcontractors and suppliers.
-Good work / life balance, excellent benefits scheme and competitive salary.
-Exciting times a head and plenty of opportunity for career progression.

As a result of securing further new projects, this employer is looking to strengthen their team further with the appointment of a Design Manager to work on a range of Building Sector projects in the North West.


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 role will be responsible for the management of design related issues across multiple sectors from Pre Construction though to 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.

The position requires that our Contractual Design Responsibilities are effectively managed and related risks controlled.

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.

Location: North West


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£50,000 - £65,000 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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