Equality & diversity

Celebrating difference

Our commitment & pledge

At Designer Group we are focused on creating a culture driven by diversity. We know the benefits it brings to the business and our industry as a whole.

We are fostering a culture of respect, inclusion and fairness. We have pledged to further promote diversity throughout our workplace, and our industry, by becoming a signatory to the recently launched Construction Industry Federation (CIF)’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter.   

Over the coming year, we’ll be working towards achieving our ‘Investors in Diversity Bronze Accreditation’, positively influencing the beliefs, attitudes and behaviour surrounding equality in construction. 

Prejudice has no place at Designer Group.


Meet some of our team

I have worked in five different countries including my homeland, The Philippines, and in many companies dealing with multinational cultures for over 17 years. Ireland is one of the best. The people are beautiful and welcoming, and Designer Group (DG) exudes positivity from its workforce. DG has a good working environment in many aspects including a professional way of dealing with one another as well as encouraging and supporting staff’s professional and technical development. Everyone is well taken care of and, when things don’t go to plan, DG has a culture of being positive and coping. Good practice is also evident in the moulding of young talents being mentored by more experienced professionals. In general, the company is all about the continuous improvement of its workforce, processes and company culture.

Orben Dela Cruz
Mechanical Engineer

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I joined Designer Group in February 2018 and immediately felt like I was part of a family. I love my job and as my friends keep saying, I really fell on my feet when I started here. This is my first role in the construction industry and while everyone works extremely hard, we also have lots of fun. The team are very inclusive and are always ready to celebrate, which is great for my social life too.

Maire Hey
PA to the CEO

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Working abroad is my main aim to gain experience in the construction industry which is helping and continue to improve my personal characteristics by meeting people from various backgrounds. DG perception is always to treat equally every single employee and acknowledge our values. Also, they encourage and helps us to improve ourselves by giving opportunities under correct guidance. Moreover, having solid, resilient high-level management and co-workers with ethical policies are the strength of the company which will lead to our success. Joining with Designer Group is a learning journey, and I am willing to continue to be a supportive team member for the company.

Thisula Don
Quantity Surveyor

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Equal opportunity employer

Every day we see the positive outcomes that come from having employees who bring their diverse life experiences to work and share their ideas. We are interested in people that are interested in us achieving and influencing success and in producing the best results for our clients. Such an environment provides for innovation and solution-focused working.    

Designer Group know that a diverse workforce makes for a positive learning environment for everyone.  We want our people to have the opportunity to grow and develop alongside us, no matter who they, where they are from or what they believe.