Design Manager - Main Contractor

Location: Slough, Berkshire Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package!
Sector: Design Type: Permanent
Contact: Paul Napper Job Published: about 1 month ago

Design Manager - New Build Residential

£60K - £70K + Car Allowance + Excellent Package


Design Manager needed for a respectable main contractor based in Slough who are looking to employ a Design Manager with knowledge of Residential and Mixed-Use projects, detailed design, input into tenders, influence bids, leading a team, measuring of the design and change management.

Projects ranging in value from £15m to £50m.

Design Manager Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Car Allowance/Business Mileage
  • 24 Days Annual Leave (excluding public holidays)

Design Manager Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Managing Director.
  • Health and Safety legislation.
  • CDM Regulations
  • Manage the design process for design and build contracts, and traditional contracts with construction design portions.
  • Act as the primary contact for the design teams, clients and production teams.
  • Advise on cost effectiveness of alternative methods of construction.
  • Co-ordinate the design information supplied to our construction division.
  • Manage compliance checks against specification and client requirements.
  • Manage design output to agreed programmes.
  • Liaise with Local Authorities, Building Control, Building Warranty Providers and Planning Departments.

Design Manager Experience/Requirements

  • Demonstrate a continuous professional construction background in a design-based discipline with professional qualifications, relevant professional institute membership desirable.
  • Experience of similar projects.
  • A good working knowledge of Building Regulations and Technical Standards.
  • A good appreciation of building services.
  • Good team player with ability to liaise confidently and professionally with clients, consultants and construction teams.
  • Head office based with opportunity of regular travel to sites.

Applicants for Design Manager role must be

  • Professional Qualifications and/or Institute Membership
  • Main contracting background
  • Strong design experience
  • Projects up to £15m
  • Team management
  • Similar project experience

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