Senior Design Manager

  • Bristol
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£60000 - £80000 per year Full Benefits Package
Job ref: 425690

The regional team of a National Tier one contractor are looking to attract an experienced “Senior Design Manager” to join their happy team. 

Their Bristol office has a turnover £45m per annum and works on projects ranging from £10m – £20m in value. Their project portfolio spans both public sector frameworks and private developments, giving them a diverse and interesting base with long term security of work. Typical projects include: 

  • Retail
  • Schools, Colleges and University developments 
  • Commercial Developments
  • City based heritage works and bespoke fit outs
  • Hospitals

The core role of the “Senior Design Manager” is as follows: 

  • To manage the development and co-ordination of project designs working closely with the client and site teams
  • Exceeding customer expectations and contractual obligations.
  • Providing creative solutions and architectural design
  • Bid support across the region

Key accountabilities

  • Plan and manage the team workload.
  • Use internal/ external resource as appropriate.
  • Develop the design team to continually innovate
  • Develop relationships with both clients and the project management team.
  • To review project design inputs, processes and outputs on a regular basis 
  • Monitor current trends, materials, design ideas, to be able to offer alternative solutions and challenge

The successful “Senior Design Manager”

  • BA Hons Interior Design or BA Hons Architecture or equivalent design qualification
  • Stable experience as a design manager for similar large main contractor. 
  • Managed designed teams
  • Excellent working knowledge of both 2D and 3D design.

What can you expect: 

  • Fantastic support and ongoing CPD
  • Hybrid working
  • Excellent salary and benefits package
  • Interesting projects and long term stability

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