Design Manager

Intersect Global Ltd

United Kingdom - Northampton, Northamptonshire construction
Design Manager Ad Posted: 11/Jul/18 Location: United Kingdom - Northampton, Northamptonshire Salary (approx): £60,000 - £60,000 Annual Job Type: Permanent Experience: Not Specified Advertiser: Intersect Global Ltd Reference: 469008022 Full Description:

Our client is a major privately owned contractor, unique in their promotion of a flexible and forward thinking working culture and offering excellent scope for development as they continue to be awarded prestigious projects across the greater Midlands region. Projects range from £5m to £30m in value, with their target market being circa £10m across the industrial, commercial, retail, leisure and education sectors.

Due to this continued success, they are now seeking to appoint a Design Manager to be based at their Midlands office to work in conjunction with the Project Manager and Commercial team to manage all aspects of the design production.

Key Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for all design and technical matters ensuring that best practice is set, achieved and maintained at project level both during tender and construction stages.
  • Establishing and maintaining design management procedures at each stage of the project.
  • Assembly of consultant appointment documents in accordance with company procedures.
  • Carrying out full technical reviews and evaluation of all design information received during the tender stage.
  • Production of contractors proposals and technical submission at tender stage.
  • Assisting in the production of design and procurement programme.
  • Managing the release of design information of contractor design portions and consultant design information during construction stage.
  • Establishing and managing a sample approval strategy.
  • Providing design reports on a monthly basis for inclusion in the project report.
  • Leading design reviews.
  • Ensure third party approvals are obtained.
  • Identification of change.
  • Identification and mitigation strategies to limit design risk.


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Car/Travel Allowance
  • Competitive Family Friendly Policies
  • Private medical cover
  • Pension matching scheme
  • Discount on selected retailers and gyms


  • Construction related qualification
  • Experience of single stage and 2 stage procurement
  • Multi project experience across a variety of sectors including leisure and hospitality, education and healthcare
  • Main Contractor experience is a Design Management role

This is a fantastic time for a talented individual to join an already established yet growing business, so if you meet or exceed the experience required then we'd delighted to hear from you.