Project Design Manager

Full Time Permanent

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With experience across every sector, our client is a leading force in the offsite modular building industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

Our Client operates across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative Off-Site Solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

Across all of these sectors, our manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality Off-Site Solutions that achieves our clients’ goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.


The Project Design Manager is responsible for executing the design in accordance with the project’s design deliverables, directing and coordinating external design partners and the internal Project Design and CAD Technician resource allocated to the project.

The Project Design Manager will be the primary technical contact for the project, liaising with the Contracts Manager and Project Manager from the construction team, who will be responsible for managing the overall project.

The Project Design Manager will support the Contracts Manager in dealing with the client team on design related issues.


The Project Design Manager should:

* Be qualified to Degree or HND/HNC level, and have professional accreditation with a relevant institution.

* Be competent in the use of appropriate CAD software:

* Preferably AutoDESK REVIT, AutoDESK AutoCAD, and/or other 3D Modelling software.

* Have experience working within a design role in a construction business

* Have experience of managing members of a design team, including the allocation and monitoring of design workload, as well as overseeing individuals’ personal development.


* Provide primary design oversight across multiple projects, including co-ordination with Construction and Project Management Team/Managers, to facilitate the timely completion of design information to meet internal and external design programme targets.

* Liaise with the Commercial and Construction departments regarding the selection and assessment of Subcontractors to ensure they are competent, qualified and capable of providing the design input required for the project.

* Manage allocated resources within projects and produce project design programmes to assist in project resource planning across the department.

* Ensure Design Risk Assessments are created and appropriately maintained for each project in a timely manner to satisfy Caledonian and CDM requirements.

* Line management responsibilities for Project Design Engineers and CAD Technicians as agreed with the Head of Technical.

* Contribute to the development of new product standards

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