Design Manager

Design Manager

New opportunity!!

Office Location: Kildare

Our client is a leading international Main Contractor with offices in several European countries and North America.

Involved in heavy industrial, manufacturing and Data Centre sectors they are currently investing in a specialist Preconstruction department, independently run with a responsibility for all Data Centre projects in Mainland Europe.

You will report to a Pre-construction Director and work alongside, logistics personnel, planners, and Civil/|Mech/Elec engineers prioritising the standardization of DC design/preconstruction activities up to early-stage project delivery.

If you believe this is a concept you can add value to then by all means, contact us.


Understand project scope and ER's
Review and interpret client design management criteria aligned to contract.
Interrogate current design status to ensure it is as per contract documents issue.
Ensure correct design information has been issued as per contract.
Ensure correct design information has been issued to subcontractors for procurement.
Compile DMP for relevant project and ensure all aspects are executed during preconstruction phase.
Lead all aspects of design management & development during preconstruction phase.
Lead design workshops with both client parties and subcontractors.


3rd level qualification in engineering or construction
Proven experience in managing large scale design programmes
Previous exposure to design management process leading to delivery on site.
Strong leadership and communication skills
Self motivated and works off own initiative
Previous DC experience an advantage

Best to contact the recruiter Kevin clair by sending your CV through this website or  call 00353872790484 or email

Your recruiter Kevin Clair has 25 years’ experience in construction recruitment and happy for you to make confidential contact.

On top of salary, you can receive, health insurance, car allowance, above average holiday entitlement, pension, and other benefits. Salaries are indicative and will depend on experience/suitability.

Established in 2004, KCM is owned and managed by construction professionals who recruit solely in the construction sector both in Ireland and internationally. We offer 100% confidentiality to candidates and specialise in finding roles within the construction industry for candidates who are returning from oversees or professionals who are looking at new opportunities in the domestic market.
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