Residential Design Manager

Job Title: Residential Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Up to $120k + super
Reference: 3332342
Contact Name: Lara Burgess
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2021 09:33

Job Description

A family owned and operated business with a tight-knit team that continues to grow. Specialising in Luxury & Custom Home design and construction, this company takes pride on meeting their clients every need and expectation.

An opportunity for a Design Manager with experience in Residential to join this growing team & company. You will have a passion and curiosity for the buildability of a project that sees you asking all the right questions of consultants and stakeholders and ensuring uncompromising standards when it comes to the quality and efficiencies in the design of a project.

If you have a strong knowledge in residential projects and experience with CDC and DA submissions, we would love to have you on board.

Your key responsibilities include:
  • Managing and overlooking all designs from concept to approvals
  • Design consultations with current and potential clients
  • Weekly updates to current and potential clients
  • Design and documentation of residential projects
  • Completion of construction drawings to satisfy DA and CDC requirements
  • Preparing relevant documentation for DA and CDC applications
  • Completion of CC applications
  • Completing construction details
  • Responding back to council requirements or requests
  • Liaise with external consultants
  • Liaise with councils
  • In-house management of the design team
  • Strong ARCHICAD skills are required
  • MUST HAVE a minimum of 5 years as a Design Manager
  • MUST HAVE previous CDC or DA submission experience
  • MUST HAVE a strong understanding of the BCA (NCC) and the Australian Standards
  • MUST HAVE hands on experience in design management
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to take on tasks required
  • Ability to meet client briefs
  • Ability to manage our in-house design team
 If you are interested in having a private conversation, please call Lara on 0450 446 558 or email

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