Design Manager

  • Location

    Great Driffield

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  • Salary:

    £48k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rhian Newman

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  • Contact phone:

    07969 972412

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Title: Design Manager

Sector:  Modular Construction

Salary: up to £55k + excellent benefits package

Location: East Yorkshire

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager to work for a leading construction company who specialise in off-site construction / modular building solutions.  This is forward thinking organisation that is instantly recognisable within their field, they boast an exceptional portfolio, with a strong on-time delivery record and can offer a very bespoke offering. It's a great time to join the organisation as the company is very much in 'growth mode'.

The Role:

  • Provide a turnkey design service during the pre and post contract of a wide variety of construction projects within the education, healthcare and commercial sectors, delivered using the latest offsite, modern methods of construction.
  • Manage the inputs and outputs of technical drawing packages, planning applications and technical resources; chairing design team meeting's,
  • liaising with internal and external clients, end users and design consultants to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible.
  • Ensure full compliance with all relevant codes and standards including Building Regulations, Building Bulletins, Health Technical Memorandums and other associated publications.
  • Reporting to the Head of Design, the Design Manager will Lead the project design team to deliver on projects and to eliminate foreseeable health and safety risks and exploit opportunities to improve safety, quality, time and cost.

About You:

  • Previous experience in a Design Manager or similar role
  • Demonstrable experience in design management of construction projects 
  • Experience of design and build contracts with specific knowledge of education, healthcare and commercial buildings.
  • Working knowledge of CDM Regulations.
  • Expert knowledge of Building Regulations, Building Bulletins and Health Technical Memorandums.
  • Working knowledge of working with BREEAM
  • Knowledge of design and design interrogation software (Revit)
  • Experience within Offsite and Modern Methods of Construction an advantage 

Whats in It for You:

  • Great salary 
  • Pension 
  • Excellent career progression
  • Generous holiday entitlement

For further information relating to this role, please contact Rhian Newman of Thorn Baker on  07969 972412 or email at rhian@thornbaker.co.uk 


Key skills:  Design Manager, Revit, Modular, MMC, Offsite, CDM, BREEAM