Design Manager

£50k - £55000.00 pa
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
A large, well-established main contractor are seeking an experienced and driven Design Manager, to join their successful team on a permanent basis.

They have a strong pipeline of work in the North West, and a good flow of upcoming projects in the Cumbria area. The first of these is a prestigious training facility, valued at £20 million, in the South Lakes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a renowned contractor, working on prominent projects within the construction industry.

The ideal candidate must be experienced in managing the design process, from conception to completion. You will be responsible for identifying design solutions, risks and opportunities, managing the design appraisal review process, and be coordinating all aspects of the consultants' and specialist subcontractors' activities, working with commercial teams to organise appointments effectively.

Key experience required:

- Previous design management or design coordination experience for a contractor
- Knowledge of the building sector
- Design experience in any of the following sectors: Industrial, Education, Healthcare, Commercial, or Residential
- Previous experience on build projects, such as distribution centres, care facilities, apartment blocks, student accommodation, and mixed-use developments.
- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Ability to work to deadlines, with strong time-keeping capability
- Relevant industry qualification (degree/ HND/ HNC, for example)

There will also be contributions towards accommodation and subsistence offered, if working away from home.

Candidates from an architecture, engineering or construction background will be considered.

If you would like more information on this role, please contact Amy Meredith, for a confidential conversation, on *************