Design Manager

Hays Building
Closing date
2 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Branch Manager
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Your new company
A vibrant and high performing Tier 1 Contractor based in Derbyshire who have a range of projects from manufacturing building materials to construction of buildings predominantly across Commercial, Industrial and Education sectors.

Your new role
As a Design Manager you will be a balance between being client facing and keeping up to date with future projects along side meeting and supporting your team in their work. In order to smoothly connect the design and construction processes, you will need to oversee the design development from pre-contract / contract award to compilation of As Built information for the design team. It will entail giving designers precise instructions regarding information delivery deadlines, keeping track of developments, and actively managing to make sure designs are coordinated and authorised in advance of the building schedule.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience of working in a similar role for a contractor, subcontractor or building firm. You will have managed teams of technical staff, worked to strict deadlines, to ensure delivery to agreed program and commercial constraints. You will have excellent negotiation skills with both internal and external parties, good software skills including MS Office, ability to multi-task and be able to lead and motivate staff.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary, benefits package and chance to work with a well established Tier 1 contractor with significant project timeline.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

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