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Graduate Design Manager - Motherwell

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Graduate Design Manager - Motherwell
Contract type:
Applications close:
19 December 2022
Design, Graduate
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Graduate Design Manager – Motherwell – September 2023

Why a Graduate Design Manager at Morgan Sindall Construction?

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 you can be yourself at 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. Why? We believe talented people are key to our success. 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. 

What will I be doing as a Graduate Design Manager?

As part of our 24-month graduate programme you will gain first class on-the-job experience in your role fully supported by line management and the wider network of skilled colleagues in the business. The graduate development programme provides key skills relevant to your technical discipline, personal development and professional body qualification.

A day as a Graduate Design Manager can look like:

  • Play a part in managing the project design resource and team profile at bid and delivery stages
  • Manage the design compliance administration and coordination supporting design elements as well as BIM 360 KPIs.
  • Support the senior design manager/design manager to lead and provide a professional, comprehensive and sustainable design service for the customer and key partners / suppliers at bid and delivery stages.
  • Manage and co-ordinate agreed specific elements of the design process through the RIBA design stages. Challenge those elements of the brief and bring fresh thinking, innovation and implement continuous improvement benefits to the projects at bid and delivery stages
  • Assist with design reviews and co-ordination meetings; in the production of fully co-ordinated design programme; and monitor progress against programme, and report to the project team

What we can give you!

You will start off on a salary of £30,000.00 and a benefit of our graduate programme is continuous recognition over the 24 months with salary progression of up to a maximum 5% every 6 months.

You’ll also benefit from a Company Car or Car Allowance reflecting Morgan Sindall Benefit Grade and Individual Private Health Care Cover with Life Assurance up to 4 times your basic salary.

To add to our amazing package, upon completion of a recognised academic or professional qualification/membership, you may be entitled to a monetary award from £500 - £1000, dependant on the qualification achieved.

This includes full membership to a technical institution or completion of a degree or apprenticeship in your relevant discipline.

You will also have access to our wider benefits like our Mental Wellbeing and Employee Support, People Portal for high street discounts, Holiday plus scheme, Long Service Awards, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 30 days after 8 years services, Sharesave Plan, Incentive Scheme, Pension Scheme, Enhanced Family Leave, Flexible Working and more.

How we will support and help grow your career.

Your development is important to us. So right from the very start, you will be supported by a number of experienced and professional colleagues providing you with the experience and exposure to develop and achieve the professional qualification which is right for your chosen career path.

We want you to be YOU. We encourage innovation. We encourage challenging the status quo. Just because something may be challenging, doesn’t make it impossible. Bring your ideas and forge your own future with us. 

What you will need.

You will be educated to SCQF Level 10 with knowledge and the relevant skills in Civil Engineering, Built Environment Design, Architectural Design/Technology, or equivalent.  

  • You’ll be focussed on providing a professional, comprehensive and sustainable design service for the Client at Bid/Delivery stage.
  • Be part of highly skilled and knowledgeable design team that are helping enhance the communities we live, learn, work, play, care and protect.
  • Help bring together digital and platform design capabilities with modern construction methods as part of our intelligent solutions approach.

Anything else?

Why wait? Our graduate opportunities can remain open until all positions are filled, but we like to make decisions fast when we spot talent to bring onboard to our team so get your application in today!

Want to be a future leader within a business where inclusivity is celebrated, and sustainability is key? Morgan Sindall Construction’s Graduate Development Programme is where you can start.

As an equal opportunities’ and accredited Disability Confident Committed 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, 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. Should you wish to discuss our competitive package further please contact [email protected] 

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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