• Job Ref: 9162
  • salary: €90K - €100K

Design Manager- Canada

Exciting relocation opportunity for a Design Manager to join the Building Division of one of Canada’s Largest Main Contractors (Circa $3 Billion turnover annually) to work across a mixed portfolio of High-Rise, Commercial, Healthcare and Educational projects in the company’s Ontario division in Canada.  We are ideally looking for the Design Manager who has fulfilled this role with a Main Building Contractor in Ireland or the UK previously whilst working on large building projects.


  • Oversee the entire design process from inception to completion, including coordination of activities and adherence to regulatory standards.
  • Analyze contracts and budgets to ensure project goals are met and align with compliance standards.
  • Manage and guide consulting teams, hiring additional consultants as needed for the project.
  • Implement and oversee quality assurance processes for design completion and regulatory adherence.
  • Create detailed design schedules that integrate with project deadlines and monitor progress to meet timelines.



  • Degree or diploma in a construction, engineering, or architecture field.
  • Over 10 years of construction experience, including 3 years in design management for a main contractor in Ireland or the UK.
  • Proficient in industry software tools such as MS Office, BIM 360, Navisworks, Revit, ACONEX, and Revizto.
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical skills, and a keen eye for detail.
  • Willing to permanently relocate to Canada within six months.



  • Salary $125,000 to $155,000 CAD (Circa €85k to €105k)
  • Generous relocation package (Flights and Initial accommodation)
  • Work permit and visa costs covered
  • Comprehensive healthcare scheme for you and immediate family
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Generous annual leave entitlement



If you are a Design Manager considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.   GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin and has more than 26 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.


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