Senior Design Manager
PRS (Private Rental)
£65k - £73k + Benefits

Senior Design Manager

Ref: 338| Posted: 8th Jul 2024


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Opportunity to join this leading contractor working on Multi-Million pound projects in the sectors of Hotels / Student Accommodation / PRS, playing a key role on one of their largest projects to date.

What makes it Great?

-Very low staff turnover. Excellent sign that they look after their staff.
-The company has lots of repeat business. So a very stable forward workload. (One of the busiest construction contractors in the UK with turnover of £1 Billion plus). 
-Professional & friendly team environment, even on site!
-Excellent relationships and a prompt payer to subcontractors and suppliers.
-Excellent opportunity for career progression, going through an exciting period of organic growth
-Excellent salary and benefits package including, car allowance / healthcare / competitive pension (up to 7.5%) / x 2 bonuses a year.   


The role will be predominately working on live projects.

Responsible for the management of design related issues across 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.



This employer work nationally so flexibility to travel is required.

Initially working on a High rise residential project in Bristol. If not local to the area then the role would work 2 -3 days on site and 2 days remote. Travel expenses and overnight stays all fully expensed



To be considered for this Senior 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 Senior Design Manager will receive:

*£65,000 - £73,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance


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