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Design Manager – Regional Main Contractor  

  • £55,000 - £62,000 + Car Allowance, Travel, Healthcare & Bonus
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Oxford

Design Manager – Regional Main Contractor  

£55,000 – £62,000 + Car Allowance, Travel, Healthcare & Bonus

Oxford, Oxfordshire

About the Company:

Our client is a multi-faceted Construction Company who have built an unassailable reputation of undertaking bespoke building projects at all stages from conception, feasibility and planning through to construction and handover. They work in New Build, Refurbishment and Fit Out projects across various sectors of industry with a niche in the residential sector on projects ranging from £1m to £20m. Based in Oxfordshire our client combines complete project and cost management with innovated and considered design, quality construction and a high level of construction service. They are founded on the principle of employing the very best people in the industry, all of whom have been responsible for the successful delivery of many high profile projects in recent years. They also seek to improve the construction environment as a whole and have carried this out through commitment to contribute to the ‘bigger issues’ affecting our industry. The company has enjoyed a vast amount of success in recent years and has a very healthy order book for the future. There are anticipated plans for a 30% increase in turnover over the next 2 years which is steady and will provide further opportunities for employees to progress. The Managing Director for this business has a wealth of experience and has a reputation across industry which is rarely matched and has a proven background of running exceptionally successful businesses and loyal, dedicated teams within.

About the Role:

My client are currently looking for a Design Manager with experience of leading the design team on high profile construction projects to join an exciting new project in Oxfordshire. The candidate will /manage the design process in order to develop a design compliant with all contract requirements and in the most cost effective way. All information will be fully coordinated in order to deliver the project on time, within budget and to meet the client requirements.

This large, Design & Build contract requires a Design Manager with a strong history of manging similar projects through delivery the delivery phase. The ideal candidate will have worked on projects which relate directly to this one. My client are keen to find someone with strong technical knowledge and will offer the opportunity to progress within the business during and after this project.

About the benefits / rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of between £55,000 – £62,000 and a generous benefits package. The company encourages promotion for candidates that are enthusiastic and competent. Employees will be promoted through the company at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure. This encourages the strengths and successes of the company and each individual.

Requirements:

Candidates must have a strong knowledge of the design process, at commercial design stage within a Main Contractor, and show a good all round technical knowledge. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to manage consultant’s scope and budgets. Proven experience of managing design within a similar environment is a must, with a working knowledge of the UK Building Regulations. The perfect candidate will have worked on projects directly relating to this one. They will have a working knowledge of single and 2 stage tendering, design, engineering or construction qualification.

Please contact: Alex @cityscapeltd.com or call 01923 750095