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Design Manager

  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEJ2_1512477594
Job description

Design Manager

My client is a highly successful 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 Manager.

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.