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Design Manager

  • Location: Solihull, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car allow + Pension + Health Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DMwmTdb_1571325559
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Job description

Position: Design Manager

Location: Midlands

Sector: Commercial Building / Multiple Sectors including Student Accommodation, Education and Health Care.

My client is seeking a Design Manager with experience of both pre construction and working on live projects. The organisation is a top 10, national main building contractor that are working on a regional basis, they have a reputation in delivering high quality schemes ranging from £5M to £90M. The company carry out work across all sectors; however, their reputation is strong in the sectors of Student Accommodation, Education and Health Care.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the management of the Design Team and Design Process. This applicant must also be able to demonstrate their commercial and contractual awareness. Early engagement with the client will be necessary, particularly in the Education and Healthcare projects - to advise correctly, ensuring the design is developed satisfactorily. Within the job role, it would be the responsibility of the Design Manager to encourage the design consultants to produce the highest quality design against cost restraints.


  • Proven design management skills
  • Control design processes
  • Commercial awareness and control on site
  • Experience of working with BIM or understanding of the software would be an advantage, but not a prerequisite for the position.
  • Awareness of programme constraints and driving works to meet targets

Candidate Profile:

  • Build background
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Significant supervisory experience
  • Able to maintain a high level of work quality against cost restraints

For more information, please contact Tom @ PSR