Design Manager

Talk Recruitment Ltd
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
28 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Manager - Building / Construction - Midlands

What makes it Great?

*Excellent prospects for career progression, part of a small but growing team.
*Limited internal competition for promotions.
*Chance to be involved early on in the development and growth of a relatively new business unit.
*Business unit is backed by a cash rich parent group, known to have one of the best credit ratings in the industry, so this is also a very risk free and stable company to join.


Our client is a reputable building contractor operating across the Midlands, predominately West Mids.

Projects include both public and private sectors, They are a cash rich business, with a stable workload and on target for further growth. This is a very sound and stable opportunity to consider, especially if you want to work for a company where you can really make a difference and see the results.

As a result of securing further new projects, this employer is looking to strengthen their team further with the appointment of an experienced Design Manager to work on a range of Building Sector projects.


The role will be responsible for the management of design related issues across multiple sectors on both preconstruction and the Construction Stages of individual projects.

The function requires experience in the appointment and management of consultants, monitoring the production of detailed design and managing the design appraisal review process for projects in delivery.

Must be experienced in managing the design process, identifying design solutions, design risk and opportunities to support the business in delivering existing pipeline and securing new work.

Responsible for all design activities in conjunction with the development team and transition to the delivery teams.

Manage all aspects of the consultants and specialist sub-contractors activities working with commercial teams to negotiate their appointments.


To be considered for this Design Manager role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Building Sector.
- Previous employment as a Design Co-ordinator, D&B Coordinator, D&B Manager or Design Manager.
- Previous experience in building sector projects such as Commercial, Mixed Use, Residential, Apartment Blocks, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Extra Care Housing, MOJ, Industrial, Education or Healthcare.
- Previous Main Contractor employment.
- High level of communication skills.
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).

Location: Worcestershire / West Midlands / Midlands Reporting to a modern office on a scenic business park, conveniently placed with excellent motorway links, less than 1 mile from the nearest motorway junction.


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£45,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance
*Pension (very competitive)
* Bonus

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

Services advertised by Talk Recruitment are that of an employment business and/or agency.

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