Design Services Manager / Building Services Manager

£46608 - £48512 per annum
18 Feb 2019
18 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Design Services Manager

Location: Nottingham

Salary: Starting £46,608, rising to £48,512 after the first year, providing probationary period is passed

Job type: Permanent, Full time

It’s no coincidence that Nottingham was recently named in the Guardian as one of the happiest places to work in the UK. It’s a great city to live and work for a great many reasons…

They’ve got one of the best public transport networks in the country with a recently extended tram system. They’re a top Ten European City for foreign investment and one of the cleanest cities in Europe. They’ve also been hailed by Rough Guides as a great city to visit thanks to a burgeoning arts and music scene, a great shopping experience and fantastic food and drink venues.

A great city deserves a great council which is what they strive to be…

The Role

As such they’re currently looking for a new leader for the Design Services Team, who is enthusiastic, passionate and visionary; who demands commitment and results but is able to lead and motivate their people with respect and empathy. You’ll need to be a strong performer with a credible track record in success.

Being a specialist in your field, you will be responsible for shaping the Design Services Team agenda, including architecture and design, feasibility studies, building surveying, quantity surveying & cost management and construction related H&S and CDM regulations. A background in the private or public sector – or both - is welcomed.

This management post provides an ideal career opportunity for a motivated building services professional in a core city with a significant property portfolio. You will manage an experienced team of 18 colleagues.

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have experience of providing effective leadership, transformational change and developing a strong performance culture. Commercial growth is at the heart of their strategy and you will drive growth in their business.

Proven experience and a track record of success in a construction related environment is essential, along with an aptitude to work closely with councillors, partners and colleagues to continue to deliver the Council’s vision for the City.

They particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic communities and disabled people as they are currently under represented at senior levels in the organisation.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Construction Manager, Local Government, Building Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor, Building Services, Property Services, Property Manager, Council Construction Manager may also be considered for this role.