Design Manager – Flexible location
Our client is an ambitious and high potential company with two manufacturing operations that specializes in the manufacture of offsite timber frame systems for the construction sector across the UK and Ireland. The companies have built a strong reputation for product quality, innovation and is delivering rapid-build homes for a range of domestic and leisure uses.
The offsite sector is experiencing unprecedented growth and offers considerable career development potential. Now with offices on mainland UK, Belfast and in the NW NI, and significant further ambitions, the aim is to build design capability across its locations and create high performing teams that use the latest technology that can support each business.
To support these growth ambitions, the companies are seeking to strengthen its in-house design function in NI through the appointment of a Design Manager which will improve “buildability”, efficiency and enhance the design service it provides to the overall business.
The Design Manager will provide leadership and mentoring to the team, allocating design resources effectively to ensure correct and timely information is issued for manufacture. This role also has important innovation and value engineering elements which will support the company’s ambitions to become a partner of choice and award-winning provider of rapid build homes. You must therefore ensure that all detailing and processes are consistent and compliant with all applicable standards and guidance and can be constructed efficiently.
Candidates must have a construction design related degree with three years’ experience with a design function within construction and in a role that involves the allocation of resources and management of designers to efficiently produce designs that adherence to technical and statutory and quality accreditations. Use of HSB CAD, an interest in working with the latest design technologies and a background in timber frame design or modular build would be advantageous.
Clarendon Group, 12b Clarendon Road, Clarendon Dock, Belfast, BT1 3BG