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Design Manager

Job Reference: HQ00006824

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Sector
Main Contractor
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Overview

Design Manager | £60,000 - £65,000 | Hertfordshire | Main Contractor | Permanent

Urgent need for a first-class Design Manager with education experience...

This thriving regional building contractor is currently looking for a Design Manager to join their Hertfordshire based team and work alongside an existing high-calibre Design Manager.

Whilst this contractor covers a range of sectors including heritage, commercial, healthcare and leisure, the majority of the design work for this role will be on the DfE Framework, covering 2 stage D&B school projects with values ranging from around £1m - £6m.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Design Manager to join a business that genuinely looks after their people and encourage progression.

Some of your responsibilities:

  • Take a lead in all pre-construction design related elements of projects 
  • Assess build-a-bility and seek out design changes to save time and cost
  • Manage external design partners to ensure timely flow of design information during the construction process
  • Liaise with estimators and pre-construction teams to enable accurate and winning bids

Must Haves:

  • At least 5 years in a design management role within a building contractor environment
  • Proven architectural background
  • Energetic, passionate, innovative
  • Experience of working on DfE projects would be extremely advantageous
  • Schools / Education experience absolutely essential
  • Ability to forge and develop new relationships with design consultants
  • IT literate
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

We are looking to arrange interviews ASAP so please get your applications in!!

Apply now or call Jerome for more information.

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