Job description

£55,000-£65,000 (Permanent)

Newark, East Midlands

Conrad Consulting are delighted to be working with a large scale multi-disciplinary, currently seeking a Design Manager to join their progressive Design business at their Newark Office.

About The Company

Their Design Division delivers projects across various niche sectors, including residential housing developments, logistics, retail, aviation, healthcare, education, advanced manufacturing, data centres, and energy. The practice prioritize achieving the right balance between form and function, even when faced with competing priorities such as sustainability, materiality, cost, and constructability. Digitalization is at the core of their delivery model, allowing clients and stakeholders to fully experience designs from the project concept stage. With expertise spanning decades, industries, and disciplines, they assist clients in harmonizing design drivers through inspired engineering, architecture, and development services.

The company employs thousands of staff in locations all over the world, with their Newark office looking to grow their team with the appointment of an experienced Design Manager.

The Position - Design Manager

This is an exciting role for an individual looking to advance their career as a Design Manager within an industry-leading team. The team has an excellent reputation and offers a wealth of expertise in all sectors of the built environment.

Duties Include

  • Reporting to the Senior Management Team and providing support in the delivery of Architectural and Engineering Design Services
  • Supporting Project Directors across multiple high-profile projects
  • Collaborating with Directors on pre-appointment contact reviews, negotiations, approvals, and execution in coordination with the Commercial Manager
  • Establishing and monitoring project delivery programs with the assistance of the Project Planner
  • Planning and monitoring project delivery resources
  • Managing the collection and distribution of project information through structured project protocols, linked to the project program and deliverables
  • Managing the completion and distribution of project deliverables according to the project program
  • Identifying opportunities to claim additional fees and producing associated contractual notices when necessary
  • Managing project decision and change logs
  • Collating and submitting project timesheet data and/or Applications for Payment as required
  • Establishing and managing sub-consultant contracts and payments
  • Using own initiative to maintain high standards and accuracy in supporting Project Teams in project commercial management

Skills And Qualifications Of The Design Manager

To be successful in this role, you likely have a background in design management within the construction industry, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Additionally, You Will

  • Develop close working relationships with Project Directors, Finance Team, Legal Team, and Clients' representatives
  • Be proficient in prioritizing tasks to suit the business needs
  • Have experience in using Microsoft Office Software, including Pivot Tables and lookup formulas
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Have excellent organizational skills to manage deadlines and competing priorities

The successful Design Manager will be offered a salary in the region of £55,000-£65,000 alongside a generous benefits package and hybrid/flexible working arrangements.

To apply, contact Ashley Johnson on 0121 651 1510 to discuss, or email Ashley with your CV.

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