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Design Manager – Main Contractor

  • £55,000 - £68,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Hampshire

Our client is a family run construction and development company based in the South of London, with a regional office in Northern Hampshire, covering the South West to South London. They have been in operation for nearly 100 years. Undertaking general contracting in Central London and the Home Counties on projects ranging in value up to £20 million, across the Health, Education, Public and Community, housing (private and social), historical and Arts and Leisure sectors. Work streams have been developed through their long standing relationships with architects, surveyors and engineering consultants.


About the opportunity

Our client is currently recruiting for a Design Manager to be based in the Winchester area, with project spanning the south coast to the Southern M25. The work that has been won is a combination of new build education / commercial. Due to the demands and increased staff needs for these projects the operational team has a requirement for a Design Manager to take responsibility for multiple projects.


The role will involve interacting with the design team on the projects and ensuring all design information is translated and actioned by the teams on site. You will be responsible for chairing design meetings and will provide a pivotal point of communication on site.


Beyond this project workload will be a mixture of new build and refurbishment projects across commercial build, hotels, ecclesial and educational faculties.


About the benefits/rewards:


  • The base package is circa £55,000 £68,000 + travel, healthcare, pension scheme.


About the requirements:

Ideal candidates will have experience in Design/Technical Co-ordination role with new build & refurbishment experience within the main contract environment.  Candidates must have excellent construction knowledge, which will include structural design. Due to nature of works a keen understanding of both Statutory Building Regulations and Contract knowledge is sought. This role would suit professionals from a hands-on main contracting background with site experience rather than an architectural background. The client wants someone who is trustworthy, reliable, conscientious and keen to progress their career further.


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