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Design Manager

Job Description

This leading Irish construction company is working across a myriad of sectors including commercial office, pharmaceutical, residential, life sciences, public sector, and leisure. As a result of an expanding portfolio, they are seeking a Design Manager to join their team.

In this Design Manager role, you will be based on a data centre project based in Dublin 11.

Previous background in data centre projects is highly desirable for this Design Manager role.

Key responsibilities for this Design Manager role:

  • Taking full responsibility for coordinating designs in project development, including generating designs, creating workshop drawings, and facilitating interdepartmental coordination.
  • Ensuring technical proficiency remains high across various projects and opportunities, from initial stages to detailed execution.
  • Directing and guiding design processes during the pre-construction phase while maintaining open communication with clients and the design team.
  • Conducting comprehensive audits of designs to identify inconsistencies, discrepancies, and missing details, documenting, reporting, and tracking these findings.
  • Supervising the creation and management of the design schedule and providing regular progress reports.
  • Regularly evaluating design progress with stakeholders to ensure project objectives are achieved.
  • Overseeing the creation and approval process of samples, prototypes, and quality standards.

Key requirements for this Design Manager role:

  • Ideally 5 years of experience in a comparable position within the construction industry is required.
  • Previous experience in data centre projects highly desired
  • 3rd level degree in the relevant area
  • Familiarity with up-to-date building regulations and health & safety legislation is essential.
  • Demonstrated passion for design, dedication to excellence, and a proactive approach to personal and team development are key.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the capacity to maintain focus are necessary.
  • Superior organizational abilities, including effective prioritization, timely delivery of tasks, and adept delegation, are essential.

Package offered for this Design Manager role:

  • Starting salary ranging from €65,000 - €75,000, depending on experience
  • 21 days annual leave
  • Company laptop & phone provided

How to apply for this Design Manager role:

If you’re interested in this Design Manager position, please apply via this job board. You can also send an updated version of your CV to kate.halliday @ navartis. ie. Alternatively, call Kate on +353 87 392 8539.