Design Manager - Telecoms

  • Location
    Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 50000 - £ 55000 / Year
  • Category
    IT - Telecoms, Mobile Systems & Wireless
  • Job type
  • Industry
    IT and Telecoms
  • External Reference

I am currently recruiting for a Design Manager to work with our client in Warrington.

The ideal candidate will have come from a telecoms background, with great team leadership experience.

The Design Manager / Lead is responsible for initial appraisal and subsequent design of projects and will perform a variety of tasks including; the assessment and checking of design output, management & training of junior staff, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring and summarising progress of the projects and key members within the team.

  • Assisting the project teams (Design PMs/Project leads) to agree SLAs and prioritising workload.

  • Assisting the project teams (Design PMs/Project Leads) with design process and technical design support.

  • Prepare accurate designs and calculations in a timely manner to meet the demands of the projects.

  • Checking and issuing design to the client.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with client contacts.

  • Manage and co-ordinate design pool team members and third-party contractors.

  • Where agreed/applicable, obtain in a safe manner field data to facilitate the design and drafting process.

  • Obtain, utilise & refresh expertise in client technical specifications and systems to facilitate the successful delivery of design solutions.

  • Preparation and consideration of reports for review by the Head of Design and Directors.

  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety (Design CDM), Company IMS Policies, Company Quality Policies.

  • Planning workload on projects with the drawing pool to deliver within the constraints of time (Agreed SLAs), cost and quality.

  • Any other duties that the company may reasonably determine from time to time.

Team management skills (E)

Ability to communicate at all levels (E)

Commercial awareness (E)

Design experience (E)

Strong track record in customer facing role (E)

Ability to co-ordinate Design and Construction activities (E)


  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 days bank holidays)

  • Bupa Cash Plan

  • Bupa Private Health Care

  • Parking

  • 4pm finish on Fridays

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Company Events

Salary to £55,000 DOE

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Please apply with your CV to: Anne Leyland