Design Manager


Location: Aylesford, Kent, England

Salary: GBP50,000 - GBP60,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 31/12/2021


The Company

A market leading principle contractor offering complete construction solutions across the UK; they have an impressive private and public portfolio of major industrial, civil, rail and leisure developments with build values in excess of £120m. Our client is a strongly cash positive business with a healthy track-record of profit growth and an annual turnover in excess of £600m. They are a highly awarded contractor with a number of industry awards and accreditations.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications;

* Excellent written and verbal skills
* Excellent computer abilitiesalongside relevant software skills
* Able to use a computer and the main software packages competently (e.g CDE, Asite, MS Packages)

The Role

As a highly experienced Design Manager you will be working on a new build distribution project with a build value in excess of £100m. You will manage the construction design team and liaise with all aspects of the Project Management team. You will liaise with the wider project team to ensure that all works are completed on time, to the client's specification and on budget.


* Leadership and motivational skills
* Managing the technical drawings and plans used to build the structure
* Identifying efficiencies, risk or opportunities, working with operations and pre-con teams
* 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
* Develop innovative design solutions to clients briefs with input from the professional design team and subcontractors
* Bringing together architects, structural and service engineers, along with specialist designers and BIM technicians, to create coordinated designs which can be used during the build and aid maintenance of the structure once complete
* Manage and liaise with Building Control, Principal Designer Consultant, Planning Consultant, Fire Consultant and other Specialist Advisor packages as required to ensure compliance of all output to Regulatory and project specification requirements

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary. For more information or to apply please call James Shorte -Associate Director or Emily O'Grady - Executive Senior Resourcer on 0113 203 1245



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