Architectural Design Manager


Are you a talented Architectural Design Manager with a creative and practical flair for residential schemes?

Be part of an award-winning team working on high-end, bespoke residential developments.

Shanly Homes - the privately-owned, regional housebuilder - is looking for an Architectural Design Manager to work as part of their in-house architectural team at their small, friendly office in Beaconsfield.


About the role

As Architectural Design Manager, you will:

  • Prepare and present initial feasibility studies on potential site acquisitions
  • Partner with our land and planning teams to support the planning application process
  • Prepare applications, design and access statements
  • Produce presentation work to enhance the application documents
  • Develop and issue design review drawings
  • Present proposals to the regional teams
  • Gather feedback and make any necessary changes
  • Ensure final designs incorporate any relevant new regulations and the customer needs

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Excellent CAD skills and good knowledge of Photoshop and Sketch UP
  • Proven experience in producing residential designs that are attractive and practical in real-world environments
  • Working knowledge of planning policy, Building Regulations, and an understanding of construction detailing
  • A practical appreciation of how a property is put together and its aesthetic appeal
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent team player

Shanly Group is an equal opportunities employer.


We will always try to fill our roles directly where we can.

When we need some extra help, we work with selected recruitment agencies who we have agreed fees and terms and conditions in place with. A member of our HR team will directly engage with the recruitment agency, discussing the role requirements and process fully. Candidates should only be put forward to a member of our HR team following this specific instruction.

We will not pay any fee to agencies who submit a speculative and unsolicited CV to any of our employees and without the agency having received a specific instruction from the HR team. In this instance, we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly without incurring any agency fee.

Speculative or unsolicited candidate and/or CV submission to Shanly Homes Limited, Sorbon Estates Limited and all associated, subsidiary, holding, related or connected companies will be seen as evidence of full acceptance of this policy.



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Grow with us

Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

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