Design Manager

West Midlands, England • Highly competitive salary plus car allowance and benefits • Permanent • UK Construction Jobs

Design Manager Wanted! - Birmingham - Competitive package.

Thatcher Associates are working exclusively with with one of the largest national contractors in the UK. On offer is the opportunity to be involved in high profile schemes through out the Birmingham region working on a diverse selection of schemes in a variety numerous sectors including health-care, education, commercial, leisure and residential to name a few.

This appointment also offers a dynamic and supportive team culture who support long term career aspirations. This company are considering both senior level and intermediate level applicants.

Main Responsibilities
  • Able to provide leadership to the design process on allocated projects;
  • Manage the interface between ourselves and our external consultants;
  • Seek to utilize the innovation strategies available into projects where possible;
  • Utilize the D&B Management Systems as a tool to manage the design process;
  • Keep abreast of current technical issues and incorporate into schemes as relevant;
  • Treat Client relationships as our most valuable assets;
  • Learn from peers and managers to develop skills;
  • Manage the design process using his/her commercial contractual, programme/time awareness and technical expertise;
  • You will be expected to support, understand clients the requirements and his/her obligations in the development of a building design;
  • Encouraging and inspiring design consultants to produce their best work using their full flair, experience, resources and talents in a cost effect way;
  • Ensuring the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice where appropriate;
  • Ensuring design information is of the right quality and keeps pace with project timescales.
  • Technical Understanding;
  • Team Player;
  • Commercial Awareness;
  • Understanding Priorities;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Understanding and interpreting the clients’ requirements;
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to develop, manage and maintain successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Report writing
  • Ability to understand and answer design related questions from Pre-Construction
  • Qualification and Tender Questionnaires.
  • BTEC in Building Studies, Building Engineering, Building
  • Management
  • HNC/HND in Building Studies
  • Degree in Construction Management or Architecture
How to apply

If you think this opportunity is right for you and you want to know more please click on the 'apply now' button and submit your CV. Alternatively you can contact Fiona Corbett for a confidential chat on - 0117 934 9555.

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