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Senior Design Manager

  • Location: South Wales
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Remuneration Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM045_1500453435
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description

Do you have the drive to progress a design through from concept to detail? Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company within the construction industry? If so, please read on.

My client is a National contractor who undertake an array of Design & Build projects including, commercial, industrial, mixed use and student accommodation schemes throughout the UK. They have become one of the most successful and respected names in the building, property development and construction industry and a vacancy has arisen for a Senior Design Manager to join their development team in South Wales.


Reporting to the Design Director, you will be managing the Design process for Student Accommodation. Your duties will include;
  • To attend internal and external meetings, including chairing and accurately minute as necessary ensuring distribution to relevant parties.
  • Recruitment and training and mentoring junior team members.
  • Review design drawings in accordance with Building Regulations.
  • Review design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring most competitive and effective solution arrived at.
  • Support Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors.
  • Research and develop new products for alternative forms of construction.
  • Monitor Health & Safety issues in accordance with chartered status requirement.
  • Occasionally advise on Estimating schemes.
  • Continue professional development.


Ideally, you will live in the South Wales/South West area but candidates living outside this area will be considered.
  • Requiring education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Professional qualification or equivalent qualifications.
  • Good knowledge of Building Regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD design software course and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Strong time management and communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Working towards or possessing Chartered Status in Construction.

This company offers an excellent remuneration package, with their development plans on offer an outstanding opportunity to progress.