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Design Manager - Central London

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 911740_1570541225
Job description

Position: Design Manager

Salary: Up to £70,000 Basic salary + Package benefits

Location: Central London

I am looking for a Design Manager to work for a progressive main contractor based in the Central London region. My client have an excellent name in the market and are currently working on some iconic projects in the capital.

My client is looking for:

  • Main contracting experience
  • Previous experience of working in a design related role.
  • Pre Construction and site delivery experience.

The ideal Design Manager would have a background of working for main contractors within a variety of different sectors in the construction industry. You will be reporting directly into the Principal Design Manager and the role of Design Manager is a pivotal part of the business.

Responsibilities and experience:

  • Ensure that the design is compliant with the brief, statutory requirements and AFLs
  • The coordination, delivery, soundness and production of design and tender packages to secure delivery programme
  • Identify and coordinate key interfaces between design team consultants and/or contractors.
  • Managing and monitoring design subcontractor's progress including chairing meetings and site visits as required
  • Review design information to ensure commercial/contractual obligations and all buildability elements to the programme run smoothly, and address issues
  • Coordinate with construction/procurement programmes and manage the design output to ensure compliance with the Integrated Design Programme (IDP)
  • Manages scope and mitigates risk across internal project packages
  • Serves as key participant in design workshops and client meetings as requested. Initiates and drives these workshops where required
  • Promote value engineering and innovation within the design process
  • Managing external consulting engineers including fee proposals, appointments, variations with referral to the Principal Design Manager for approvals
  • Provide technical direction to the consultants

My client can offer a salary up to £70,000 + benefits package. The client are a progressive regional contractor who have a strong history in delivery great projects. You will be exposed to a variety which will enhance your career. My client can offer career progression in the Design department for the right candidate.