senior design manager / design manager in leamington spa

31 July 2018
alexander dettmar, randstad cpe
job type
£ 55,000 - £ 65,000 per year, Car + Health + Pension
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leamington spa, west midlands
construction & property
sub specialism
architecture & design
job type
working hours
£ 55,000 - £ 65,000 per year, Car + Health + Pension
reference number
alexander dettmar, randstad cpe
0121 212 7790
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job description

My client is a large, regional main building contractor. They are looking to appoint a Senior Design Manager to join their West Midlands Team. The position is working from both the office and site and the role offers a mix of duties across both pre-construction and delivery.

The company will deliver an array of projects ranging from Healthcare, Education, Commercial, Industrial and Leisure. The values of the schemes delivered in the West Midlands can range from £5M to £100M.

As the Senior Design Manager you will be responsible for the management of the Design Team and Design Process. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate their commercial and contractual awareness.


* Competitive package
* Central location of both office and projects
* Excellent progression opportunities
* Proactive team with high performance atmosphere
* Continuous training opportunities

My client is looking for high-performing, experienced individuals with the following credentials:

* Extensive experience of working on the design process of multi-million pound commercial design and build projects (preferably within a blue chip main-contractor).
* Degree educated, or equivalent in a relevant discipline
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to liaise with multiple project stakeholders.
* Relevant CSCS certification.


* Ensuring that all projects complete a monthly design report and consultant KPI analysis.
* Assisting the PDM/SDM to ensure that all Projects have a completed/ reviewed/ unambiguous Contractors proposals, updated with bid negotiations.
* Assisting the PDM/SDM to ensure all projects have a robust and completed set of appointments.
* Ensuring each project has a realistic design programme which is fully coordinated with the procurement and construction programmes.
* Coordinating reviews by the project team on all aspects of the design to ensure they are within budget, fully coordinated, buildable, compliant and delivered to programme.
* Managing Design risk register and updating it on a monthly basis.

Role Summary:

Job title: Design Manager
Location: Midlands
Start Date: ASAP
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Package

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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HND or HNC building services design

educational requirements

BSc architecture