Senior Design Manager

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    up to £85,000 + package (Car Allowance, Pension & H/care)

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    5 months ago

Our client is a reputable regional contractor who have a successful track record with projects that can include education, healthcare and residential projects that can be new build and refurb. They are mainly concentrating on education and residential schemes now due to the work load and client requirements.

The company has been established for over 40 years, has progressed organically to become a business with healthy turnover and good profit margins.

They have an excellent ethos and are always on the look for likeminded people who can take the business to the next level.


Our client is looking for a Senior Design Manager to run one of two possible projects located within Hertfordshire or Central London. The projects are RC Frame residential developments. These projects will be a key one for the group and will need a Design Manager to manage the build process. Our client also needs a Design Manager that will work out of the head office in South East London on preconstruction design on a number of projects they are tendering for.

You will be number 1 on the schemes your running and will work alongside a Senior Project Manager and will report in to the design team at head office.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Drive best value for money through clever and well considered value engineering
  • Contribute to winning work pitches and proposal documents
  • Verification that the D&B Contractors are design and delivering with statutory compliance and quality assurance
  • Work with the commercial team and supply chain to deliver best value solutions
  • Assist in mentoring and developing junior staff
  • Contribute to monthly reporting and business planning
  • Help develop new business and maximize income of existing client base
  • Represent our brand and product range consistently
  • Contribute to the development of a unique service offering
  • Leading the design team and a team of document controllers
  • A good level of experience in a design management role preferably at a contractor
  • Project programming / procurement and managing information flow