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Design Manager / Coordinator

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEJ-1_1510749401
Job description

Design Manager - Site Based

My client is a highly successful national main building contractor who has secured a number of new projects across the midlands.

The company successfully deliver schemes ranging in value from £10M to £50M within the sectors of Commercial, Retail, Student Accommodation and Residential.

They are looking to appoint an ambitious Design Coordinator / Design Manager. The role would suit a construction candidate who has recently moved from either Site Management / Project Management into a Design role.

General Responsibilities will include;
  • Assist in the production of contractors proposals
  • Design Programme
  • Value Engineering
  • Review of the Design with respect to mitigating H&S issues prior to construction
  • Management of the Design on Site
  • Control the Design Change Process Management
  • Chair Design Team Meetings - Internal and External
  • Develop and Maintain Excellent Customer Relations


Knowledge & Skills required for this role include:
  • Design Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Strong knowledge of construction materials, methods and technology
  • Strong knowledge of planning techniques, procurement and value creation
  • Good knowledge of contracts and contract documentation
  • Good knowledge of health and safety and environmental legislation and issues
  • Knowledge of temporary works


This role can offer a well-structured career path and the opportunity to work on high profile projects.