Design Manager

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North West - Greater Manchester Permanent November 9th 2020 £45,000 - £50,000 plus company package BTC/FP.2020/1109DM Brian Colton

Design Manager

North West

£45,000 - £50,000 plus company package

Our client is a leading provider of premium quality modular and portable buildings for use in the construction industry, predominantly in the education sector. They are currently looking to recruit a Design Manager to join their growing team.


·Value Engineering and advising on alternative methods of construction.

·Controlling design activity on Design & Build projects at pre construction and delivery.

·Trouble shooting and advisory role at company level as well as hands on with key projects.

·Managing Design output to agreed programmes on projects.

·Providing professional advice with regard to design risk / opportunity, to the commercial, design, delivery and client teams.

·Producing, agreeing and managing realistic design programs and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements.

Experience & Attributes

·The role suits someone who likes to be hands on, actively engaged in day to day design activities.

·A qualified Architect or Engineer, with experience in either a Technical Department with a Main Contractor, or several years’ experience in a residential lead Architect.

·Enthusiastic, and career minded, who has a cradle to grave understanding of projects.

·Commercially astute with knowledge of value engineering and buildability.

·Strong people and team working skills with the ability to develop and build upon relationships with colleagues, suppliers, consultants & sub-contractors.

·A career demonstrating progression and loyalty.

·Experience of building projects valued £5m to £30M+.

·BREEAM Experience.

·Computer literate, proficient in AutoCAD, Revit or Sketch Up Microsoft project programming software, excel, word.

·Excellent communication, written and verbal communication skills.

·Experience in education and modular construction methods preferred.