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Design Manager

Reference

13771

Sector

Build

Salary

£50,000 to £65,000 Per Annum

Benefits

Car/All+Pension+Family Friendly Benefits

Town/City

Greater Manchester

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

13/07/2021

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The Company:



A leading Contractor/Developer whose NW Construction team would generally deliver larger projects that are typically apartments, commercial or mixed use.

They are a growing dynamic business who put employee welfare at the forefront of their thinking at their inception and initiatives that they put in place are imaginative and really well received by their staff.

They have a number of high profile schemes on site and an impressive pipeline of work with their existing client base that means they need to recruit at least one Design Manager to supplement their small, experienced team.



The Position:



You will get the chance to work on live schemes and projects in preconstruction working closely with the Senior Design Managers and Pre-Construction Manager.

You will be tasked with controlling design activity through the pre-construction phases and through delivery.

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.

Attend design meetings with the client, their representatives, consultants and supply chain.

Once projects are on site you will ensure the delivery team are working to the specifications. 



You:



Ideally, you will have worked as a Design Manager or Senior Design Manager previously on building projects of a significant size and will have either an architectural or construction related background.

You will be based in or be able to commute to Greater Manchester daily.

Commercially aware with an awareness of value engineering.

IT literate.

Good construction knowledge.

Good verbal and written communication skills. 



Rewards:



If successful you will be joining a small close knit design team working in a profitable regional office.

They offer a good salary and benefits package, and are securing varied and significant, eye catching projects.

They have a good employee development programme, a really positive can-do attitude that is evident across the business and are adept at supporting new starters who join their team.

They have one of the strongest forward order books in the North West.

 

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