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Design Manager

  • Sector: Residential Design & Technical
  • Location: Manchester, North West England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + package
Job description

A superb opportunity has arisen to join a leading house builder and developer as a Design Manager. Reporting in to the Design Director you will be tasked with the initial design of developments from land appraisal through to the design briefing stages whilst working closely with the development team in house. You will heavily be involved in the design stages from cradle to grave on each development and will be the key source for design for these projects.

On offer is a basic salary up to £60,000 D.O.E. and generous package on top.

You will be an experienced Architect who is looking for a new challenge and has a background and demonstrable history of working in the residential rector on both house and apartment design. You may be working in architectural practice who's looking to make the move in to a client side role with a house builder or developer or already be a Design Manager/Architect at another developer. 

Key Requirements:

  • Extensive design experience of working in the residential sector on houses and apartments.
  • Strong proven knowledge of the technical side of the building process including up to date UK building regs and NHBC. 
  • A Chartered Architect who may be in architectural practice who's looking to make the move to a client side role or already an Architect/Design Manager at a developer.
  • Outstanding communication skills and confident in attending and taking design team meetings.
  • A self motivated individual who is able to work alone as well as a team player. Confident in attending Land and Planning meetings and working with other in house teams.
  • A full UK drivers license and appropriate CSCS card.

Please contact Darren Butland at

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