Location: Ipswich
Salary: Up to £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Skaidre Veckyte

Design Manager

Job Description

Design Manager -Ipswich (IP1) - up to £60K


A forward-thinking company, working across numerous specialisms, they are a passionate multi-disciplinary design and property consultancy. Their team of property specialists and designers provide innovative solutions to make places, properties and people be the best they can be.


  • Flexible working
  • Training & Development
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Bike2 Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

Job Role

As the Design Manager, you will:

  • Oversee schemes delivered to time, cost and quality measures
  • Provide input into buildability, innovation and best value
  • Review design information for contractors, commenting on, and overcoming issues
  • Identify blockages and put in place strategies to resolve said issues through collaboration and coordination
  • Work with lead Designers to scope third party services
  • Design programming skills, being able to monitor outputs and initiate corrective action
  • Audit design information at key stages to ensure exceptional service' to our clients.
  • Work with contractors during the 2nd stage pre- construction period.
  • Support procurement during the 2nd stage including information flows.
  • Create Design Management procedures and gateway control
  • Take the lead in developing standard solutions with our clients for example Primary Schools and Care homes, aligning our solutions to industry development

As a Design Manager you will have…

  • HND / Degree in Construction or Design related subject
  • 5 + Years experience of numerous sectors within the construction industry
  • Knowledge of Consultant team management
  • Good programming skills using proprietary software
  • Working knowledge of BIM L2 functional requirements
  • Experience of D&B and Traditional Contracts
  • Commercial awareness at all stages of project lifecycle

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Skaidre Veckyte at Barker Ross on 07824 016223 or email your CV to

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in MMC & White-Collar Construction recruitment, we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

If this is not the ideal role for you but you are interested in roles of this type, please do not hesitate to give me a call or email your CV to

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