Design Manager


Design Manager

Business Area: Construction

Place of Work: Site

Contract Type: Permanent

Osborne is one of the leading construction businesses in the UK. As a family-owned business, we have the freedom and flexibility to take a different approach. We focus on creating structures and spaces that provide an environment for people to thrive in and solutions for our customers that provide a better experience during the creation. From rail to road, housing to healthcare, however large the project or contract, we know that it is always personal to the people who use it and those that are responsible for it. 

We provide an inclusive environment which is aligned to our core values of Quality, Integrity, Openness, Caring and Progressive. We value everyone as an individual and provide the opportunity to influence and change the way that we do things to ensure that we progress and evolve as a business. As a responsible employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff at all times.


The Opportunity


We are currently recruiting for a Design Manager to join our Construction business. The role will be site based in central London. Reporting into the Senior Design Lead the will be accountable for leading the management of Design activities from pre-construction through to delivery, ensuring that our customers value our offer and that we use the most effective advantage of knowledge and processes available to ensure efficient working and a fair return. This will be achieved by managing risk and opportunities in the design process to achieve price competitiveness, delivered professionally and with excellent focus on the customer. The role will be also develop and maintain positive relationships, promoting and protecting the Osborne reputation whilst remaining customer focused at all times.

What are we looking for?

You will have come from a design or related discipline background and understand the importance of good design in both demonstrating our value proposition and addressing our client’s needs. You will have the ability to liaise effectively with both internal and external stakeholders ensuring that you adopt a collaborative and open working manner. Attention to detail will be key to success in this role as will a growth mind set of continuously challenging ourselves to ensure that we progress as a business.

Our Benefits
  • Competitive Salary and Company Car (dependent on position)
  • Company Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Gift Day off for your Birthday
  • Private Health Insurance (after qualifying period dependent on level)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Trade Discount Cards
If this sounds a lot like you, and your approach to your work is the same as ours, we would love to hear from you. If we end up working together, we will give you a great environment to work in with real opportunities for you to shine, deliver great work and develop your career.

Please note that we would also make reasonable adjustments where possible to ensure that our places of work are inclusive and allow us to support the creation of a diverse and engaged business.
Due to the nature of the work that Osborne are involved in, additional criminal record checks maybe required to carry out particular roles. This will be clarified during the interview process.  

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