Vital Info

  • West Sussex
  • Permanent
  • Up to £58000 per annum + Package
  • ASAP

Design Manager/Build Manager - New Build Residential

West Sussex

£Salary + Benefits (DOE)

An opportunity has arisen for a Design/Technical Manager to join a successful National Top 10 Main Contractor in their Southern Team.

My client is looking for an experienced Technical Manager/Design Manager to control and co-ordinate all technical information between external consultants and internal departments. To ensure all approvals are obtained and information received issued to allow for a programmed start on site. To understand, implement and adhere to the company policy/strategy.


  • Check all drawings and details for accuracy, correctness and commercial suitability.
  • Liaise with external consultants to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Apply for and secure statutory body approval of Architectural Design.
  • Attend site visits and meetings in order to solve issues that arise during the constructions process.
  • Attend design meetings with the highways and planners to ascertain requirements from a council perspective for new developments.
  • Ensure that new regulation requirements are anticipated and incorporated as required.
  • Reporting to the Technical Director

Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience within development in a construction environment
  • A minimum of 8 years residential experience
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Understanding of local government
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • A background in Architecture would be advantageous for this role
  • RIBA Qualified
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience of working on projects ranging in value from £5M - £20M+


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

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