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Design Manager

  • Location: Salford, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + company car/car allowance + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMSDM002_1596836853
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Job description

My client is a main contractor who Design build, New Build and Refurbishment projects ranging in value from £5m to £20m, They successfully build nationwide and due to an increased workload and the potential to grow their business even further this year, they are in the market to recruit a Design Manager to join their existing team.

Skills and Experience

  • Must have preconstruction experience, preferable within the education sector for the design and construction of schools
  • Ideally should have experience of two-stage tendering, working within a PCSA and delivering Contractors Proposals
  • Must be able to work on your own as well as part of a team, have the right attitude and approach to required tasks
  • Must be organised, be able to self-manage your time and required outputs, and be able to work to deadlines.
  • Must have a sound technical knowledge - with relevance to design / M&E services where appropriate
  • Must be able to demonstrate competence in a similar role for a minimum of 5 years
  • Must be technically competent with an excellent understanding of the principles of design
  • Must be able to lead a project design team throughout the PCSA period
  • Must be able to scope specific project design services requirements and a design responsibility matrix, including surveys as required
  • Must have excellent Client facing skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Previous experience of leading a successful Planning Application for a school project is desirable
  • Ability to manage programme, risk and critical project milestones
  • Should have a sound commercial understanding of the impact of design on overall project cost