Design Manager

Corepeople Recruitment
£45000 - £55000 Per Annum
22 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Overview Due to expansion, we are recruiting on behalf of a Main Contractor for a Design Manager to work on Medium / High Rise Accommodation projects in the North West of England. Company The company are a Design & Build Main Contractor with 3 regional offices who specialise in Residential and Student Accommodation projects, typically valued up to £100m. Job The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of design related issues across multiple disciplines initially on a £75m project through feasibility, pre-construction and construction stages, being based on site as a member of the project team. They will be responsible for the success of the appearance and appeal of the project and will be required to make decisions on every aspect of this, after full consultation with project and management teams. Responsibilities: ? Managing the design process using commercial, contractual, programme/time awareness and technical expertise, and in accordance with the company Design Management Procedures. ? Ensure pricing assumptions are consistent with the development of the design. ? Development of Relationships with Customers - Supporting, understanding and advising the client as to the requirements and his/her obligations in the development of a building design. ? Management and development of Relationships with Design team. ? To ensure the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice, where appropriate. Experience Required Strong background of main contractor design processes at commercial and construction stages. Expert understanding of the Design & Build process Planning process and building regulations knowledge Excellent presentation, communication, management and negotiation skills Good knowledge of Building Contract and Consultant Contracts Design, engineering or construction qualification. Remuneration £45,000 to £55,000 plus car/allowance and, dependent on experience and competence brought to the role This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf our client. By applying for this job you accept the T&Cs, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as