Working alongside the PM and FM to manage all aspects of the design production. 

This includes managing the release of the design from the consultants as well as from our directly employed subcontractors. 

It is definitely the best industry to be in! You’re on site, so you’re not cooped up in offices all day.

Based Loughborough
Employer ISG

Which company do you work for and what do they do?

I work for ISG, an international construction services company delivering fit out, construction, engineering services and a range of specialist solutions.

Ensure you prove yourself at the beginning and you will quickly move high up the ranks with your education to back you up.

Mirna Ayoubi

Assistant design manager

What education route did you take from secondary school to where you are today?

  • Four A-levels
  • 2010-2013: Architectural Engineering and Design Management (2.1)
  • Loughborough University 

Describe what you do in a few sentences?

Working alongside the PM and FM to manage all aspects of the design production. This includes managing the release of the design from the consultants as well as from our directly employed subcontractors. 


What is your favourite thing about your job?

The fact that it's constantly changing - whether it's what’s going on out on site or the evolution of different projects. This intensifies your experience. Working in construction means you get a taste of everything, and I learn new things every day.


What is the highlight of your day?

Going out on site to see the new developments and changes.


Where do you want your career to take you?

 

It's an industry committed to furthering construction careers, so hopefully I'll soon be managing my own projects and ultimately promoted to a senior design manager.


What would you say to someone thinking about a career in construction?

 

Working in construction is definitely the best industry to be in! You’re on site, so you’re not cooped up in offices all day. We need more women in construction to put the men in place!


Is there anything else you would like to share which would inspire others to follow their chosen career path?

Having a unique personality and a passion to work definitely sticks in people’s minds. Prove yourself at the beginning and you can quickly move up the ranks with your education to back you up.

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