Design Manager

Exciting opportunity to join a respected and growing company

Your New Role

You will be joining an award winning company working within their design team in their Cambridge office. They are an established company going from strength to strength and are continuing to grow their team.

You will be working primarily within the residential sector on both private sector and affordable housing schemes. Duties to include:

  • Responsible for the preparation of feasibility scheme designs, and detailed designs for planning applications, and ensuring that these are produced to agreed and appropriate design standards, achieve required programmes and are in line with Development Team and Sales Team requirements. Utilising both internal Design Team capabilities and coordinating external Consultants on individual projects
  • Critique design schemes prepared by external consultants to ensure that agreed design and planning standards are met and that development potential is maximised
  • Compile planning and design briefs for individual projects to ensure that agreed design standards are achieved, and that Sales and Development requirements are met
  • Manage Planning Applications to achieve agreed programmes and maximise both the opportunity of planning success and to maximise development potential
  • Manage and advise members of the Design Team
  • Liaise and negotiate with Local Authorities to maximise development potential of individual schemes
  • Provide Design Detailing support on individual projects
  • Champion high quality design on all projects
  • Liaise with external Consultants, Stakeholders and Development Partners positively to maintain and enhance the Company’s reputation as a quality housebuilder


In return they will provide you with a competitive salary, company car and numerous other benefits