Assistant Design Manager

The Company:

A leading national Construction Group whose NW Regional Construction team would generally deliver projects for clients principally around Greater Manchester. Current projects are valued up to £50 Million and successfully completed schemes have been in the commercial, industrial, residential, care, education and leisure sectors.

The Position:

They are now in a position to add an Assistant Design Manager to their Regional Design team in line with planned expansion and an excellent pipeline of projects for 2018.

The initial project is a £50 Million+ new build, concrete framed, high rise development based in central Manchester and working with a Senior Design Manager you will be tasked with controlling design activity through the pre-construction and delivery phases.
You will provide advice on design risk and opportunities for value engineering to the commercial, planning, delivery and client teams.
You will produce, agree and manage realistic design programs.
Attend design meetings with the client, their representatives, consultants and supply chain.
Once projects are on site you will ensure the delivery team are working to the specifications.

You:

Ideally you will have worked as an Assistant Design Manager/Coordinator previously on building projects.
They would also be keen to consider applications from those working in Architecture looking for a change of role and those working for contractors in an operational role looking for a new challenge.
You will be based in or be able to commute to Manchester daily.
Commercially aware with an awareness of value engineering.
IT literate.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

Rewards:

If successful you will be joining a small close knit design team working in a profitable regional office who are well regarded by the rest of the Group.
They offer a good salary and benefits package, and are securing varied and significant, landmark projects.
They have a good employee development programme and are adept at supporting new starters who join their team.

Benefits

  • Car / Car Allowance+Pension+Health+Benefits

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