Senior Design Manager

The Company:

We are working with a leading national Construction Group whose NW Regional Construction team would generally deliver projects for clients principally in and around Manchester.
Typical projects would be valued up to £60 Million and successfully completed schemes in the region have been in the commercial, multi storey residential, industrial, education, retail and leisure sectors.
Their workload has been secured through negotiation with existing private sector clients and via key public sector construction frameworks in the North West.
They have a really good delivery team and have an excellent reputation for delivering technically challenging schemes successfully.

The Role:

They would now like to recruit a Senior Design Manager to join their highly regarded Regional Design team due to an excellent pipeline of projects due to start on site during 2019 and early 2020.
Specifically, they would like someone to join them to work on a high profile, technical challenging, new build leisure project based in Manchester that they have recently secured.
Generally, you will be tasked with controlling design activity on projects 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 be able to develop and present persuasive models.
You will produce, agree and manage realistic design programs.
Once projects are on site you will ensure the delivery team are working to the specifications and you'll typically oversee the work of a Document Controller and an Assistant Design Manager.


You will have worked as a Design Manager / Senior Design Manager on construction projects previously.
You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West of England daily.
Commercially aware with an understanding of value engineering.
You'll be technically savvy and will be able to develop and present persuasive models using Google Sketchup.
Good verbal and written communication skills.


They are offering a good salary with a wide variety of benefits.
They have an excellent career development programme with realistic potential to progress your career : I know this to be true as a number of people I've helped to join their business are now in elevated roles.
You will be working with a forward thinking, award winning contractor who take on technically challenging schemes and can provide a challenging and supportive work environment.


  • Car/Allowance+Pension+Healthcare+Bonus

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