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Senior Design Manager






£60,000 to £68,000 Per Annum





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The Company:

A leading Contractor whose NW Construction team would generally deliver projects for public and private sector clients.

Successfully completed schemes have been in the commercial, industrial, residential, care, education and leisure sectors.

They are well established in the North West, are members of a number of key construction frameworks and have good mutually beneficial relationships with private sector clients who have given them a large number of repeat schemes.

They earn above average margins on schemes and due to the fact that they operate in a variety of sectors they didn't need to make any redundancies during 2020 and have an impressive pipeline of work for 2021 and beyond.

The Position:

They are now in a position to add a Senior Design Manager to their Regional Design team as they are expecting a strong recovery from the Covid Pandemic and an excellent pipeline of projects for late 2021 and beyond.

The initial project is a £40 Million, Multi Storey, new build development that is incredibly eco friendly based in central Manchester.

You will be tasked with controlling design activity through the rest of 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. 


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

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

Commercially aware with an awareness of value engineering.

IT literate.

Good construction knowledge.

Good verbal and written communication skills. 


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 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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