Design Manager - Apartments

Design Manager - Apartments

Job Title: Design Manager - Apartments
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH875_1547003597
Contact Name: Gareth Higgins
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Job Published: January 09, 2019 14:13

Job Description

Design Engineer | Tier 1 | $150 - $200M Apartments


Our client is one of Australia's largest and most successful construction Companies. The business was successfully established over 30 years ago, and has grown to become a nationally diversified company now employing over 1400 employees. The business pride themselves on impeccable health & safety as well as environmentally friendly projects and renowned for their large, complex developments. Due to the increase in new project awards the business currently has a need for a Design Manager with experience on large scale Apartment projects valued at over $100M


  • A Minimum of 7 years' experience in a Design Manager role within a similar environment
  • Experience working across commercial or apartment projects above $140m in value
  • A degree or diploma in Architecture, Building, Construction, Engineering or Quantity Surveying would be preferable


  • Responsible for selecting, engaging and then monitoring the performance of external design partners within the discipline including their deliverables, costs and time frames
  • Managing the design approval process in accordance with project requirements and program
  • Managing performance of design consultants in line with project requirements, consultancy agreement and tender strategy
  • Planning and controlling the delivery of project design to ensure the achievement of quality, completion and project objectives
  • Preparing budgets and schedules of design delivery for management approval and then managing and reporting the cost of design delivery in the project life-cycle
  • Managing design to ensure the costs of the works meets project requirement