Position title
Design Manager
  • A family owned and operated construction company that has been delivering quality building solutions across the industry for nearly 70 years.
  • Specializes in a wide variety of residential, commercial, industrial, and retail projects.
  • Committed to providing a solution-focused service, what started out as a small family business working on special projects and community work, is now looking towards the future as one of Queensland’s most reputable building companies.
  • Establish, maintain and manage effective project design resource and team profile at bid and delivery stages
  • Lead and provide a professional, comprehensive and sustainable design service for the customer and key partners and suppliers at bid and delivery stages
  • Manage and coordinate safely the overall design process through the design stages challenging the brief and bringing innovation and continuous improvements benefits to the projects at bid and delivery stages
  • Ensure completion and compliance of design management departmental procedures at bid and delivery stages
  • Involvement with ‘design strategy’ and approach
  • Ensure appropriate design resource, skill sets and structure
  • Ensure adherence to the design brief/scope of service and develop a comprehensive scope of service for key stages of project
  • Programme and manage all design reviews and coordination meetings
  • Ensure fully coordinated design strategy is in place and work closely with discipline lead designers to deliver coordinated design solutions
  • Monitor progress against programme, and report to the project team
  • Establish the need for and input into design reviews
  • Ensure that design is developed in line with commercial and construction requirements and the cost plan budget allowances
  • Relevant Engineering or Construction Management degree
  • Experience in managing design on major projects
  • Strong knowledge of the build and design process
  • Understanding of cost control and experience working in both design and the build stage of major projects
  • Strong communicator both written and verbal and good people management capabilities
  • Progressive and team centric person who puts the team before self
Job Benefits

This company is a family-owned business with a strong commitment to investing in their people. They aim to create an innovative and safe culture that embraces critical thinking, allows their people to collaborate with clients to bring their vision to life, no matter the challenge.


The company offers a market leading package, paying up to $200,000 package and a strong career development plan that facilitates growth and professional development


To apply for this role, send an updated CV via the apply now link or contact Mick Donaghy on 0450294639 or via email; [email protected].


You can also visit our website for more similar jobs; www.franklinsmith.com.au/job-board

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Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Full time, Permanent
Job Location
Based in Brisbane, paying up to $200, Opportunity for Growth & Development
Base Salary
Date posted
August 14, 2021
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