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Design Manager required for a Tier 1 main building contractor to work on the industrial and datacentre side of the business. Our client is very busy and will be able provide the successful Design Manager with a strong pipeline of interesting projects in a variety of sectors to work on in the coming years. We will consider candidates with no main contractor experience who want to move into this area.



  • The Design Manager will report directly to a contracts manager
  • Coordinate and track the submittal and approval process of Designs and materials ensuring client sign off and approval.
  • Look at risk/design problems by finding solutions with our Design Team before they materialize.
  • Develop look ahead plans.
  • Plan and co-ordinate with project management teams
  • Have good planning and programme skills.
  • Should have a good understanding BCAR, TGD, environmental – health and Safety regulations.
  • Attend Site Meetings and report on progress.



  • Engineering / Architectural degree or similar
  • Experience as a design manager with a main contractor / developer is preferred however we will consider candidates coming from an architectural practice or design office with applicable experience.
  • Datacentre / Industrial experience is preferrable
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.



  • Excellent salary circa €65k-€75k
  • Strong benefits package
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Company vehicle / car allowance


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 24 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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