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Rugby, Warwickshire, England
£60000-£65000 per annum
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Design Manager

The Company

A well established, family run, construction contractor operating across the Midlands and Southern regions; they have an impressive private and public portfolio of commercial, health, residential, leisure and education developments with build values up to £50m. Our client is a financially strong business with an excellent project pipeline and healthy track-record of profit growth.

The Project

As a highly experienced Design Manager you will work closely with the wider Design, Operations and Pre-con teams on various education, healthcare, and commercial schemes with values up to £30m+ across the West Midlands.


For this role it is essential that you hold the experience below

* A proven track record of success delivering Design packages on a variety of project sectors
* Experience working in a similar Design position on new build / refurbishment projects with values in excess of £10m+

Additional skills;

* Strong IT Skills
* Holds strong leadership qualities
* Great time management expertise
* Experience of most forms of contract
* Excellent sales and presentation skills
* Ability to multitask and prioritise projects
* Strong communication and attention to details
* Indication of strong interpersonal and people management skills

The Role

* Job Title: Design Manager
* Job Type: Permanent
* Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
* Project: £30m+ Various Education, Healthcare and Commercial projects
* Reporting to: Senior Design Manager


* Managing technical drawings and plans
* Working with operations and pre-con team
* Identifying efficiencies, risks and opportunities
* Ensure that the design is compliant with the brief
* Developing and maintaining the projects design management plan
* Develop innovative design solutions to clients briefs with input from the design team
* Ensure full compliance with all relevant codes and standards including Building Regulations
* Liaise with all members of the development team, from consultants to the sub-contractors
* Managing external figures in order to arrange; fee proposals, appointments and variations
* Identifying and managing risks and opportunities through value engineering and on-going technical awareness
* Bringing together architects, structural and service engineers, specialist designers and BIM technicians to create coordinated designs
* Providing management and support to the project design team and delegating tasks to team members according to their specific competencies
* On-going review to identifying the most cost-efficient way to deliver the required level of functionality and recommending possible alternatives for proposed construction details and systems to reduce costs
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