Hunter Dunning

Design Manager Cambridge

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Car ,benefits
17 May 2021
14 Jun 2021
John Watson
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

his successful construction company based in Cambridge has a new role for a Design Manager. Offering a highly competitive salary and benefits package this is a role not to miss.

Spread over 9 offices, this family-owned construction company operate over several sectors including housing, commercial, science, defence and infrastructure.

Due an increase in work levels they are now seeking a Design Manager to support the preconstruction team based in their Cambridge office.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Manage the design process from tender to site commencement.
  • Understanding of design brief
  • Interrogation of enquiry documents, usually in the form of an Employer's Requirements
  • Management of design process with internal and external teams
  • Attending a leading of meetings with external consultants and clients
    Reviewing of design team and subcontractor drawings
  • Assist the estimator & commercial manager in the preparation of the cost plan, offering advice on the required design issues
  • Assist the estimator in preparation of sub- contractor packages for tender, advising of design requirements which are to be noted by the subcontractor in the preparation of their quotations
  • Ensure projects is kept on schedule
  • Monitor any design issues
  • Involvement of site progress.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
  • Experience of design and build projects is essential
  • Track record of managing teams
  • Confident communicator
  • Proficient on Microsoft packages (Work excel outlook) and document management systems
    Is essential
  • Ability to use Bluebeam or 4 Projects would be highly beneficial
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Possess commercial awareness
  • Full driving licence will be essential for this role.

What you get back

  • £50,000 - £64,000
  • Homeworking days
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Company car
  • Free parking
  • Based at our Cambridge Office.
    -Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Hours of work - 8.15am - 5pm Monday to Friday.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Did you know we run a referral scheme? We'll give you £300 worth of vouchers if you introduce us to anyone who we then successfully place in a new job role. Just send us their information and we'll do the rest.

Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they've successfully completed the probation period.

Design manager- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire - Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter John Watson Job Ref: 11660)

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