Design Manager

Job Title: Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Preston Brook, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J899552_1554825961
Contact Name: Lauren Adamson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 09, 2019 17:06

Job Description

Design Manager


Competitive salary + package

North Wales/ Warrington

My client are a leading main building contractor that is well established in the market place. They operate nationally producing successful multi million pound student accommodation projects. Due to an increase in recent contracts they currently are in need a Design Manager to join their team. They focus on both large D&B schemes. They are looking for a Design Manager to work on a number of large schemes between £20 million and above.

The successful Design Manager, you will be managing the design process from inception to completion of the works, ensuring that the design meets the employer's criteria, that the design is coordinated and delivered to meet the time and budgetary constraints of the design and the construction process giving due regard to cost in use and life cycle costing and buildability issues.

The schemes are a variety of schemes within Education and private sectors mainly large new build student accommodation and apartment projects. Experience working on these type of projects is advantageous although not essential. The Design Manager they are looking for must be experienced in delivering projects for a main building contractor. You will be in charge of managing the design team chairing meeting and dealing a lot direct with the client.

To consider you will have proven experience of the following;

  • Contracting experience of at least 3 - 5 years.
  • Various forms of construction technology.
  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
  • Management of multiple projects or Projects of a complex nature or high value

The Design Manager my client are looking for must be comfortable to work off their own initiative with experience of working on high rise, mixed use developments. The design manager will require a knowledge of AutoCAD design software and Adobe Acrobat with strong time management and communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Design Manager to join a well-established and leading contractor.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established and growing company. To apply please email your CV to or contact me on 0151 737 5560

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