Senior Design Manager
£60k - £75k + Benefits

Senior Design Manager

Ref: 422| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Wanted - Senior Design Manager - Building / Construction - East Midlands + Remote

Leading Tier 1 Building Contractor - Excellent opportunity for local projects and good work / life balance.


What Makes it Great?

-Leading Tier 1 building contractor with very strong order book for next year and onwards, mix of public and private sector projects (Education, Healthcare, Student Accommodation & PRS).

-Long term local Midlands projects, predominately East Mids, with occasional west mids schemes.

-Plus some remote working / flexible working.

-Competitive salary and benefits.



We are recruiting for a Design Manager to join a reputable top tier 1 building main contractor working on a range of local regional building sector projects in the East Midlands.

Role will include working on single stage, two stage and negotiated contracts across a range of sectors including education (schools, further and higher), health, commercial and residential/ accommodation.



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,  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:

*£60,000 - £75,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance
*Pension (8% matched) 

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

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