Senior Design Manager
High Rise Residential
West Yorkshire
£65k - £75k + Benefits

Senior Design Manager

Ref: 734| Posted: 10th May 2024

WANTED – Senior Design Manager – Leeds + Remote - Growing Building Contractor


Interesting vacancy for a Senior Design Manager, opportunity to join a reputable building main contractor based in the Yorkshire area.

 Ideal opportunity for an already experienced Senior Design Manager or an intermediate level Design Manager who is ready for promotion to Senior.


What makes it Great?

-Flexible working – includes some remote working.

-Personable business, where you are a name not a number. Ideal place to get noticed and progress.

-Local regional projects.

-Specialists in the Student Accommodation, Build to rent and Retirement living sectors.

-Very stable and growing work pipeline (including self generated work from its own development arm).

Would you be open to find out more about what makes this employer stand out?


As Design Manager 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, MOJ, Industrial or Education.
- Ideally previous Main Contractor employment.
- High level of communication skills.
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*Competitive 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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