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Advertiser: Kinetic

Job Title: Design Manager And Student Accommodation
Location:North Wales
Rate:£0 Per Year
Description: Design Manager (Student accommodation)
Location: North Wales and Travel
Salary: Negotiable

An experienced Design Manager is required to join a main Construction contractor to manage the design process for Student Accommodation nationally. The main design process is outsourced therefore as the Design Manager, you would work with the 3rd party designers and the site based teams.

This role will require being office based 3 days per week and spending 2 days out of the week on a Design and Build Student Accommodation in Bournemouth.

My client is a National construction contractor with a reputation of providing major builds across the country and is looking to provide the correct applicant with a rewarding package. Applications will only be considered that are specific to the role advertised.

Please note experience in Student Accommodation D and B is essential.

The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications / experience / aptitude:

• To attend internal and external meetings including chairing and accurately minute as necessary ensuring distribution to relevant parties
• Review design drawings in accordance with Building Regulations
• Review design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring most competitive and effective solution arrived at.
• Support Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors.
• Research and develop new products for alternative forms of construction
• Monitor Health & Safety issues in accordance with chartered status requirement.
• Occasionally advise on Estimating schemes
• Required to work independently and contribute to the setting of deadlines, devise new methods, using a high degree of autonomy, initiative and judgement involved and complex tasks.
• Knowledge of commercial rates and market value of designs and materials to ensure best value either by cost or deliverability for organisation
• Frequent internal or external contacts at all levels in which advice may be given or negotiations carried out or non-routine queries answered. Considerable persuasive ability or tact may be required to handle the contacts.
• Responsible for managing an all day to day matters and making recommendations with regard to recruitment, training and development
• Regularly works with and/ or has access to sensitive information which if misused would damage the company.


Degree or NVQ 5
Sound knowledge of Building Regulations
Basic AutoCAD design software course and Adobe Acrobat
Strong time management and communication skills
Word and Excel

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your CV via the ‘APPLY’ button in this advert. Please note that direct emails are sometimes not received due to the spam/junk e-mail filters in place. If you would like to discuss your suitability further, please do not hesitate to contact Rachel on 0161 874 1642.

If you are shortlisted for this vacancy, you will be contacted within 24 - 48 hours to discuss your application further. If you have not heard anything within 5 days of your application then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, we will keep your CV on file and contact you regarding future vacancies.

This vacancy is being advertised by Kinetic Construction whose services are those of an Employment Agency

Skills Required: Design Manager And Student Accommodation
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Rachel Dunbar Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0161 874 1635 Contact Fax:
Reference: 24/11/14RD Added: 19-10-2017
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