Senior Design Manager
Tyne & Wear
Competitive Basic + Benefits

Senior Design Manager

Ref: 218| Posted: 11th Oct 2021

Design Manager / Senior Design Manager - Building / Construction - Newcastle / North East

Opportunity to join one of the UK's leading building main contractors based in the North East. Local regional projects.
You will work at both preconstruction and live works stages on projects.

Why join this company??? 

This company have one of the best reputations in the construction and civil engineering industry, a highly recognised brand and will give you the chance to work on multi-million pound construction projects.  

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. 

Fantastic Company Benefits!!!

On top of a competitive salary, this company also provides excellent company benefits including car / allowance and very good pension scheme.


My client is a reputable building contractor, with a busy and growing workload.
This employer is looking to strengthen their team further with the appointment of a Design Manager / Senior to work on a range of Building Sector projects.
Ideal for an already experienced Senior Design Manager or a Design Manager looking for promotion now or in the near future.


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, 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.
- Ideally previous Main Contractor employment but not essential. 
- High level of communication skills.
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).

Newcastle / North East

Time will be spent between being based at their Newcastle office and visiting live projects in the North East region. 


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*Competitive Basic (Dependant on experience)
*Car / Allowance

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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