Design Manager


Vacancy title
Design Manager
Design, Project Management
Contract type
Full time permanent
London, Warwick, Manchester

About the role

Design Delivery is currently undergoing significant growth and development within BakerHicks, and thus we are looking for talented professionals with established and developing experience, to work within a multidisciplinary team delivering a portfolio of exciting projects across various sectors.

These roles will form the nucleus of the project team working alongside the Project Manager, Commercial Manager and Construction Manager. You will be an integral part of design delivery, tackling interesting problems, finding innovative solutions, and delivering quality work. You will communicate design and project progress, potential issues and risks, to inform and propose mitigation to your client, the Project Manager and internally.

You will support the team in; budget control, setting key milestones and targets including time, cost, quality and safety to ensure that objectives are achieved in line with programme and scope. In delivery, you should understand your clients’ requirements and the impacts of the success factors of the project, developing a schedule and delivery plan to ensure success.

You will help to foster a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement, demonstrating adaptability and commitment to supporting others across the team in delivering a high-quality service.



  • Experience in delivering on projects (single or multi-discipline)
  • Solid knowledge of the overall Design Process
  • Experience in managing or coordinating teams
  • Understanding and overall ability to manage the likes of project scope, deliverables, contract management, costs and change management
  • Strong demonstrable communication style and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to influence and negotiate, both internally and externally, with an open and inclusive style


The attached job description outlines the function and direction of this team in the overall business, we would like to hear from you regardless of whether you meet all the criteria displayed.


About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.


Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development

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