Design Manager

  • Vertical Recruitment
  • £60,000 - £70,000
Company: Vertical Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Location: North West
Telephone: 07949045808
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job Description Title: Design Manager

Salary – £60,000 – £70,000 (Dependant on Experience)

Location: Manchester

The Role – My client is a well-established, successful building and construction services company with a proven track record for delivering award-winning projects, is looking for a Design Manager to lead on large Steelworks Office Block (£15 million) and several Retail Projects (£20m) based in the North West.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.
  • Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities.
  • Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer’s Requirements.
  • Production of a Contractor’s Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
  • Manage our design process via external consultants.
  • Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design.
  • Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates.
  • Review Sub contractor design proposals.
  • Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers.
  • Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed.
  • Facilitate the completion of a project risk register.
  • Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required. Skills and experience required:
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes. Understanding of Regulations and Planning Permission procedures
  • Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads.


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