Design Manager

The Company:

We are working with a leading national contractor whose North West team would generally deliver projects for clients principally based around Merseyside, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and North Wales. Typical projects would be valued up to £30 Million and successfully completed schemes in the region have been in the commercial, industrial, healthcare, care, education, blue light and leisure sectors.

The Role:

They are now in a position to recruit a Design Manager to join their Regional Design team in line with planned expansion and an excellent pipeline of projects for 2020 and beyond.
The initial scheme you would work on is a new build healthcare project valued around £20 Million that will go to site mid 2020. They would like someone to work on this project through pre-construction and to take it out on to site to help deliver it.

Your time will be split between the office and site, general duties will include controlling design activity on projects through the pre-construction and delivery phases.
You will provide advice on design risk and opportunities for value engineering to the commercial, planning, delivery and client teams.
You will produce, agree and manage realistic design programs.
Once projects are on site you will ensure the delivery team are working to the specifications.


You will have worked as a Design Manager/Coordinator previously on building projects : ideally you will have worked on Healthcare projects and have a good understanding of the challenges of construction in this sector.
You will be based in or be able to commute to the North West of England daily.
Commercially aware with an understanding of value engineering.
IT literacy.
Good verbal and written communication skills.


The successful individual will receive a good salary and surrounding package that includes family friendly benefits, an excellent career development programme, you will be working with a forward thinking, award winning contractor who can provide a challenging and supportive work environment.


  • Car/Allowance+Pension+Health+Bonus+Benefits

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