Job: Design Manager – Construction

Salary £45,000 – £50,000
Location St. Asaph
Job Information

Our client are one of the UK’s leading Contruction and Development businesses and due to recent growth of the company they are looking to recruit an experienced, Design Manager to join the team based out of the St Asaph offices.

The primary purpose of the role is to manage the design processed for Student Accomodations, the role will be based from the St Asaph offices with travel to site as required (2 days per week – Company car/ allowance provided)

Main responsibilities:

  • 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.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Requiring education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Professional qualification or equivalent qualifications.
  • Good knowledge of Building Regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD design software course and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Strong time management and communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel.

The ideal candidate will have Design Management experience, from either an engineering or architectural background, with mixed use high rise experience.

Candidates need to be motivated, a good negotiator and able to work off their own initiative.

For more information or indeed to apply for this exciting opportunity please send your CV via the “Apply Now” button and one of our team will call you back to discuss the role in greater detail.

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