Helping to enhance careers

Design Manager

  • £90,000
  • Fit Out & Refurbishment
  • London

About the company:

Our client is a Tier One, ISO certified Construction Company that has built an unassailable reputation of undertaking bespoke building projects at all stages. From conception, feasibility, and planning through to construction and handover. They work on large new build and refurbishment projects across a variety of sectors including commercial, retail, and accommodation sectors.

Based in North West London our client has built up a reputation for producing work to the highest standard across the UK. For over 100 years our client has been a leading light within the industry and has achieved many industry accolades along the way. Sustained organic growth has led the company to its current position of over 3000 members of staff and an order book of £3.2 billion.

The success of the business has been founded on the principle of employing the very best people in the industry. All of whom have been responsible for the successful delivery of many of their high-profile projects in recent years. Because of the exceptional people they employ the company has enjoyed a vast amount of success in recent years and is in a very healthy position moving forward meaning that they have been able to secure work for the next 3 years.

About the role:

Due to the company’s success and the amount of new work that is already in the pipeline, there is a need for a number of Design Manger’s to be part of the team running one of their forthcoming projects in London.

The role is predominately site-based however during Tenders the ability to travel to the Uxbridge office on occasion will be required. The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering projects between 15M and 75M across the commercial, retail, and accommodation (Medium Rise Residential, Hotel, Student Accommodation, Care Home, etc) sectors often in challenging city environments. You will be involved with a wide range of projects across all stages of pre-construction and project delivery

Your role will include management of the whole process of designing the solution(s) for projects to meet or exceed customers’ requirements and framework deliverables. To recognise contractual, financial, technical, and operational risks and to find opportunities for value engineering, to minimise risk and maximise gross profit on contracts whilst achieving customer satisfaction. To support the fulfillment of the pipeline of contracts safely, on time, and to the required quality lead the appointment of design and associated consultants, ensuring contractual requirements are captured, along with the deliverables being clearly defined using such tools as the IRS, MIDP/design responsibility matrix, deliverables, and scope of services review and appraise fee proposals from the consultants.

About the benefits and rewards:

The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of up to £90,000

In addition to the basic salary, there will be benefits including car allowance, pension, health, and travel allowance as well as 25 days holiday with the option to buy more.  As well as long-term career prospects and progression.

About the requirements:

The successful candidate needs to have extensive experience in managing a range of projects ideally including commercial, retail, and accommodation, with projects ranging in value from £15m to £75m. The ideal candidate should also have a balance of working on new build, and refurbishment projects.

My client is looking for candidates who can show the stability of employment throughout their career keeping each appointment for a minimum of 3 years per employer.