Design Manager

UK-Central West Scotland
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Design Management


At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


This role will be working for Robertson Construction Central West based in Glasgow.

Your new role

When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise to.


As Design Manager, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Help create and promote an environment of professionalism in relation to construction works
  • Maintain a strong customer focus
  • Support the business to secure new work
  • Adapt effectively to varying environments, responsibilities, people and culture
  • Work with a team and work on more than one project at a time
  • Demonstrate a strong commercial awareness identifying opportunities and risks
  • Analyse relevant information and identify innovative and effective solutions to issues
  • Anticipate problems and modify plans accordingly
  • Actively participate and take the lead with regards to BIM deliverables where applicable
  • Manage the project design development through pre-construction design stages
  • Manage delivery of design from both consultant designers and specialist subcontract designers
  • Manage the design process through internal and external review
  • Oversee the information flow between project team members
  • Appraise design information and report on level and quality of design information with particular regard to adequacy for pricing and construction
  • Identify unusual or abnormal design risks and establish mitigation measures to ensure

To join us, we’re looking for:


  • Professionally recognised qualifications
  • Design management experience with a main contractor
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to provide leadership to drive design process to cost
  • Commercial awareness


What's in it for me

We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and youll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


Robertson is an Equal Opportunities Employer 


A full Job Description is available on request. 


The working hours for this role are 38.75 per week


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