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Design Manager

Job description

Job title: Design Manager

Location: Bristol/Bath

Sector: Construction, Build, Refurbishment

Thorn Baker are working with a regional contractor who offer both new build and refurbishment projects across the residential, health, education and commercial industries. They are looking for an ambitious and confident Design Manager as a result of recent growth and increase in demand.

Our client are very well established with over 50 experience working on exciting projects across the South West. This is a great opportunity for a motivated Design Manager to take the next step in their career.


  • Responsible for achieving design performance objectives and KPI's
  • Set a clear plan for achieving your design objectives
  • Able to review, challenge and provide solutions to the design, providing the best option to suit the project requirements
  • Engage with key design subcontractors and suppliers to ensure design requirements are met
  • Attend site visits if/when required to ensure standards are met
  • Carry out quality inspections
  • Identify key issues that are likely to affect business performance
  • Provide support to new business opportunities

What we are looking for:

  • Experience working for a UK main contractor
  • Proven experience as a Design Manager
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • IT proficiency
  • Technical expertise on construction process
  • Up to date regulatory knowledge,
  • Uphold the company's Values at all times

Next steps:

  • If shortlisted, a consultant will be in touch within 48 hours.