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Design Manager

Design Manager

Job Title: Design Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Construction
Reference: DK040221
Contact Name: Denise Kostoulias
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 02, 2021

Job Description

Our client is one of Australia's leading construction companies with a diverse portfolio of Commercial, Education and Industrial projects. They are active across NSW, VIC, QLD and ACT with a wide variety of projects up to $200M in value.

They are looking to appoint a Design Manager based in Canberra to assist the team on a number of upcoming construction projects. 2021 is set to be an extremely busy year for the team and they are entering a phase of growth over the next quarter.

As the Design Manager you will be responsible for managing the delivery of construction projects from inception to completion which will include:
  • A thorough understanding of the design process
  • Detailed knowledge of the property development approval process
  • An understanding of the construction process
  • Preparation of feasibility sketches
  • Design options and presentation drawings for potential clients
  • Procurement and contract administration 
  • Preparation of the design brief 
  • Relevant authority approvals 
  • Design coordination 
  • Managing/tracking the progress of state and local authority approvals
  • Coordination of consultants
To be considered for the position of Design Manager you will require:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Construction, Engineering or Architecture 
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a Design Management role 
  • Experience working on Industrial projects will be highly regarded
  • Ideally Tier 2 or Tier 3 contractor experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in functional briefs, consultant scopes and engagements
  • The ability to work in a collaborative team environment 
  • Experience over various building types in excess of $50M in value
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Denise Kostoulias on (02) 9376 8200 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.

Thanks for your consideration.