As a Design Manager with this successful global modular building company, your role is critical to the success of construction projects, by providing technical expertise to regional depots and managing a team of CAD Designers.

If you are looking for your next career move and want to join an organisation that values its employees and provides excellent training and career progression - then this could be your next step.

Volumetric modular construction has grown considerably recently, due to its positive impact on cost, quality and safety and this organisation are one of the leaders in this sector.

The Design Manager will liaise and provide technical expertise to sales, operations, commercial and contract departments and is responsible for:

  • Liaising with internal and external clients, end users, suppliers and design consultants
  • Working closely with structural and mechanical engineers, electrical designers, architects to co-ordinate the design process
  • Providing technical expertise to resolve issues and identify areas for improvement using tools e.g. root cause analysis
  • Managing design risk and compliance in line with statutory regulations
  • Providing technical support from initial pre-bid design from clients' briefs and drawings to bid submissions through to completion of the construction project
  • Liaising with supply chain, client and internal departments, to ensure the smooth completion of design and construction


To be successful as a Design Manager you will need:

  • Ideally, a background in modular building design or similar e.g. boat design and build
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Experience in design and build contracts ideally in education and healthcare
  • Good knowledge of materials and modern methods of construction methods
  • Track record of working in the volumetric modular industry would be ideal
  • Qualified in building/design
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Inventor or Rivet would be advantageous


Please note that SVB Solutions is acting as a recruitment agency for the purposes of this vacancy.