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Senior Design Manager

  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees
  • Salary: £55k - 75k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Justin Curry
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 205 1272
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407268JCY

Seeking a Senior Design Manager

The Opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Design Manager to join our clients team. Utilize your construction expertise to develop innovative and cost-effective design solutions while ensuring effective construction phase management. The role will be based in the Teesside region on a permanent basis.

About You:

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in design management activities across various sectors, including education, health, commercial, residential, retail, and industrial. You thrive in both tender and construction stages, bringing creativity, expertise, and proactive problem-solving skills to the table.

What you'll be doing:

  • Developing innovative design solutions in collaboration with the design team and subcontractors.
  • Building and managing client relationships from concept stages, ensuring project expectations are met through regular communication.
  • Chairing and documenting design team meetings and workshops to arrive at cost-effective solutions aligned with procurement and construction activities.
  • Proactively applying value engineering principles throughout the design phase.
  • Managing design programs and information flow to meet procurement and construction requirements.
  • Identifying and resolving interface problems and practical construction issues.
  • Reviewing subcontract enquiries and appointing/vetting the Design Team.

What the client needs from you:

  • Proficiency in MS Office packages.
  • Experience in Collaborative platforms such as 4Projects.
  • Comprehensive site experience in an engineering or site management role.
  • Strong technical construction knowledge and familiarity with current Building Regulations.
  • Degree qualification in a relevant construction subject.
  • Understanding of M&E design and its interface with construction.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary with car allowance.
  • 26 days annual leave (with opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days).
  • Private medical insurance and life assurance.
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%.
  • Volunteering opportunities and flexible working options.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and professional membership fees.
  • Flexible Benefits scheme, including critical illness insurance, dental insurance, and more.

If you think that this role is for you and you would like to know more about the role or be considered for it, then please submit your CV today.