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Design Manager

Job title: Design Manager

Location: West Yorkshire – Wetherby, Leeds, York, Knaresborough, Garforth, Castleford, Harrogate, Boroughbridge, Bradford, Pontefract, Wakefield, Selby

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £50,000 per annum

The company:

A well-established specialist provider of healthcare equipment and furniture are currently seeking an experienced, creative Design Manager to join their team in West Yorkshire.

This is a strong, knowledgeable team with 200 years’ combined experience within their sector who are truly passionate about what they do.

You will have the opportunity to be a significant contributor to the growth and success of the business by ensuring optimal delivery of fit out projects and effective leadership of a design team.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will be responsible for the creation of the design work for all fit out / modular projects coming into the business. Duties will include:

  • Ensuring a robust drawing control process is implemented and maintained
  • Appraising projects’ documentation to identify risks and opportunities
  • Ensuring all design work is carried out in accordance with the relevant building regulations & CDM requirements
  • Attending weekly project management meeting and discussing workloads, deadlines, and issues with the project managers
  • Providing guidance of planning, Building Regulations, bespoke modular unit developments and new product ranges
  • Operating AutoCAD and Revit, producing the required technical documents and ensuring the design team are doing so
  • Ensuring business is BIM level 2 compliant

About you:

Minimum 5 years’ experience as Design Manager within fit out, Modular, Pods or Healthcare equipment environment

HND/HNC in a construction related discipline or equivalent

Strong understanding of UK building regulations & BIM Standards

Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD and Revit

Highly organised, methodical, and able to manage a constantly changing workload

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Previous experience managing a design team

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker on or

Key Skills: Design, Design Manager, Architectural, Healthcare, Pods, Modular, Fit out, Refurbishment

Wetherby, England, UK