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Design Manager

Key details

Title:
Design Manager
Location:
East
Contract type:
Full time permanent
Applications close:
31 August 2022
Functions:
Pre-construction, Design
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Design Manager – Morgan Sindall Construction East – Chelmsford

Here at Morgan Sindall Construction talented people are key to our success. We truly believe this, so much so that it forms part of our vision and values. The way we work moving forward for us, involves combining traditional ways of working with greater flexibility and agility wherever we can. It is important to us that this is something available to everyone, including you, our future colleagues.

Title: Design Manager

Location: Chelmsford

Salary: Highly Competitive

Job and Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week - ‘Happy to talk Flexible and Agile Working’

Let us say why we believe you should choose Morgan Sindall Construction as the next step in your career.

At Morgan Sindall Construction we encourage diversity of people and thought, and we embrace peoples’ differences.

Everyone is unique and we value the different ideas, experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to their work, their team, and the wider business.

We are committed to ensuring we create the very best place to work in the industry, and an environment where every person feels included and is treated equally, fairly and with respect.

We actively promote an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their ‘whole self’ to work. It’s this approach we believe brings out the best in everyone and creates a fun, dynamic, innovative, and rewarding environment.

We are a Real Living Wage Employer and an Investors in People – Platinum company. You’ll work with our teams as an ambassador to promote and influence future generations to our thriving industry and have access to an extensive range of learning and development opportunities on what YOU want, after all it is your future with us. 

An insight into the East Team!

The Construction East team deliver projects across the Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire geographical area. Delivering projects in excess of £60 million, the business delivers exciting schemes across both the private and public sectors. As current incumbents on all the counties Local Authority frameworks, the business has a large range of strong opportunities across the next three to four years. Our strategic aim to become the contractor of choice on this framework is helping to steadily grow the business backbone, whilst key opportunities in the competitive and private sector marketplaces enable us to retain a presence in all of the major sectors. With offices in Cambridge, Norwich, Ipswich, and Chelmsford we are strategically placed to deliver our diverse portfolio of work across in every area within the region. We are looking for like-minded people who share our passion for delivering high quality projects with consistently exceptional customer service, but at the same time remembering to enjoy the experience!

What’s in it for you?

In addition to working in a company where diversity is encouraged, and people’s differences are celebrated; our Design Manager opportunity is a permanent contract with a competitive salary on offer with the additional benefit of a Company Car or Cash Allowance reflecting your Morgan Sindall Benefit Grade.

We strive to support our colleagues to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We understand that many of our people have family and personal responsibilities and so we are committed to providing that support. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect:

Pension Scheme matched up to 6%; 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and rising to 30 days after 8 years’ service and the holiday plus scheme; Private Healthcare Cover; Life Assurance up to 4 times your basic salary; Recognition for professional qualification/membership achieved up to £1000; Mental Wellbeing and Employee Supports; People Portal for high street discounts; Long Service Wards; Sharesave Plan; Incentive Scheme; Enhanced Family leave and more!

What we need from you

  • You will need the right to work in the UK.
  • Previously experienced as design manager you will be educated to degree or HNC/HND level in a relevant technical discipline and you will be a member of an industry recognised professional institute (e.g., CIOB).
  • To manage the design aspects of tenders and projects in progress
  • You will have experience on both single stage tenders and preferred terms work, and you will have a sound knowledge of the construction industry.
  • Are you educated to degree level in a relevant subject or have the equivalent experience?
  • Experience of working on Educational, Healthcare, Leisure or Defence schemes between £5 and £20 million is an advantage.
  • You will need to be able to drive and provide a full UK Driving check

 

Anything else?

The question is, do you want to be involved in creating iconic buildings and using intelligent solutions to deliver bespoke projects to our clients AND be part of the future of construction? Then join our team and start the future, today!

As an equal opportunities’ and accredited ‘Positive About Disabled People ‘’Two Ticks” employer, Morgan Sindall Construction is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage and welcome suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply. If you require reasonable adjustments during any part of our recruitment process or wish to discuss our competitive package further, please get in contact with our team to arrange the requirements by emailing [email protected]       

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: Morgan Sindall Construction has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. Please note that any CVs submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.

 

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