Design Manager

Talk Recruitment
£40000 - £60000/annum + benefits
10 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Manager - Building / Construction - Worcestershire

We are recruiting for a Design Manager to join what we consider to be one of the busiest main contractors in the West Midlands.

- One of the busiest work order books in the West Mids.
- Long Term Local West Midlands regional work. (Excellent option if you wish to cut down on travel)
- Wide diversity of projects including Education, Healthcare, Commercial and Student Accommodation.


My client is a reputable top tier building contractor, with a busy and fast growing workload.
They are going through a stable and yet exciting period of growth creating plenty of opportunities for staff to progress within this business.

What makes it Great?
*Excellent prospects for career progression, part of a growing team.
*Stable and financially sound business.
*Long term local work, projects will always be within the West Mids region.
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 including initially interesting Healthcare and Education projects.

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, Industrial, Education or Healthcare.
- Previous Main Contractor employment.
- High level of communication skills.
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).

Location: Worcestershire / West Mids


The successful Design Manager will receive:
*£40,000 - £60,000 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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