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Design Manager - Construction - North West England

., Wrexham, Wales
£35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits

The Role: Design Manager - Construction

Location: North West England

Sector: Student Accommodation

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits

My client is a Nationwide Building Contractor who has won a number of extensive contracts across the development of Student Accommodation premises. The Design Manager role will require a self-starter with excellent communication skills, strong technical ability and excellent knowledge of building regulations.

As the company have a nationwide reach, there will be an absolute need to travel with the role and that will include some nights away each week. There is a great compensation package in place for the right candidate.

As a design manager within the design team you will need: -

  • To attend internal and external meetings including chairing and accurately minute as necessary ensuring distribution to relevant parties.

  • To mentor assistant design manager.

  • Review design drawings in accordance with Building Regulations.

  • Review design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring most competitive and effective solution arrived at.

  • Support Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors.

  • Research and develop new products for alternative forms of construction.

  • Monitor Health & Safety issues.

  • Occasionally advise on Estimating schemes.

  • Continue professional development.


Design Manager knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Requiring education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Professional qualification or equivalent qualifications.

  • Good knowledge of Building Regulations.

  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD design software and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Strong time management and communication skills.

  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel.


If you value a collaborative approach and wish to join a company that is really growing, please send me your CV ASAP.


You must be eligible to live and work in the UK without restriction.


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Sheila Ingram
0207 790 2666

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