Title Design Manager
Location Preston Brook, WA7
Job Information

About the role

As a Design Manager, you will be managing the design process from inception to completion of the works, ensuring that the design meets the employer’s criteria, that the design is coordinated and delivered to meet the time and budgetary constraints of the design and the construction process giving due regard to cost in use and life cycle costing and buildability issues.

What you’ll be doing

Based from our Preston Brook offices, with travel to site when required you’ll be involved with reviewing design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring the most competitive and effective solution is arrived at, while supporting the Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors. You’ll also be reviewing payments with the commercial team to ensure that payments to consultants are done correctly reflect the work undertaken or reports or design information has been produced in line with the payment schedules.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a Design Manager who is comfortable to work off their own initiative with experience of working on high rise, mixed use developments. Candidates will require a knowledge of AutoCAD design software and Adobe Acrobat with strong time management and communication skills.

The role involves travel nationwide travel including overnight stays.

Why work for us

Be part of an award-winning company who cares for their employees and always looks to develop talent from within. Your future is in your hands with the Watkin Jones Group.

About us

Successive generations of the Watkin Jones family have developed the Group to its leading position in the UK’s building, property development and construction companies who in 2016 floated on the Stock Exchange – it’s an exciting time to be joining us!

Contact the Recruitment Department on 01928 785988 or email recruitment@watkinjones.com for further information or to apply.

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