Design Manager - Ipswich

Our client is a Design and Property Consultant in Ipswich. They are currently recruiting a Design Manager to join their evolving team. You will work collaboratively with their multidisciplinary team to facilitate the coordination of output design from feasibility through to construction.

As a Design Manager your role will involve:

  • Lead Design Team meetings & Client Engagement meetings
  • Oversee schemes delivered to time, cost and quality measures.
  • Review outputs from multidisciplinary teams, identify and resolve issues
  • Provide input into buildability, innovation and best value
  • Reviewing design information for contractors, commenting on, and overcoming issues
  • Identify blockages and put in place strategies to
  • Work with lead Designers to scope third-party services
  • Sound knowledge of the design process
  • Working knowledge of statutory and regulatory controls
  • Become an advocate for best practices across multidisciplinary teams.
  • Applications of lessons learnt and best practices to continually improve outcomes
  • Creation of Design Management procedures and gateway control
  • Take the lead in developing standard solutions with our clients for example Primary Schools and Care homes, aligning our solutions to industry development i.e. Passivhaus

To be considered for the Design Manager role you must have:

  • HND / Degree in Construction or Design related subject
  • 5 + Years experience of in numerous sectors within the construction industry
  • Knowledge of Consultant team management
  • Good programming skills using proprietary software
  • Working knowledge of BIM L2 functional requirements
  • Experience in D&B and Traditional Contracts
  • Commercial awareness at all stages of a project lifecycle

Working hours:

As a Design Manager, you’ll be required to work full-time Monday - to Friday

Our client is offering the successful Design Manager:

  • £60,000
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Bonus scheme
  • Discounted train travel
  • Discount on parking in Ipswich
  • Pension scheme
  • Medical insurance
  • Team building events and regular summer and Christmas events

​​​​​Due to high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd who is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage.

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