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Design Manager – £90m High Rise Resi

  • £55,000 - £72,000 + Car Allowance, Travel, Healthcare & Bonus
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Design Manager – £90m High Rise Resi

£55,000 – £72,000 + Car Allowance, Travel, Healthcare & Bonus

West End, London

About the Company:

This Company are a top 10 main contractor with an annual turnover in excess of £1bn. This construction giant focus on their people, its customers, and its core values. This client has projects ranging from new build housing to education, and from social housing spaces to international developments. This top level employer offers opportunities from graduate level up to the highest tiers of the company, attracting high level executives, quality management staff and the very best graduates. Whether you’re an experienced construction professional looking for support and progression, or just looking for the break you need in a main contractor, this is the company for you!

The London Division of this massive enterprise focus some of the businesses larger projects including high rise residential developments, and major healthcare projects. With the massive amount of building work going on in the capital, this sector of the business is one of the most successful and has a bulging order book to match.

About the Role:

My client are currently looking for a Design Manager with experience of leading the design team on large, large high ride residential projects to join an exciting new project in Central London. The project is a £90m+ RC Frame high rise residential development with a number of complexities including it being above a busy train station. The candidate will /manage the design process in order to develop a design compliant with all contract requirements and in the most cost effective way. All information will be fully coordinated in order to deliver the project on time, within budget and to meet the client requirements.

This large, Design & Build contract requires a Design Manager with a strong history of manging similar projects through delivery the delivery phase. The ideal candidate will have worked on projects which relate directly to this one. My client are keen to find someone with strong technical knowledge and will offer the opportunity to progress within the business during and after this project.

About the benefits / rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of between £55,000 – £72,000 and a generous benefits package. The company encourages promotion for candidates that are enthusiastic and competent. Employees will be promoted through the company at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure. This encourages the strengths and successes of the company and each individual.


Candidates must have a strong knowledge of the design process, at commercial design stage within a Main Contractor, and show a good all round technical knowledge. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to manage consultant’s scope and budgets. Proven experience of managing design within a similar environment is a must, with a working knowledge of the UK Building Regulations. The perfect candidate will have worked on projects directly relating to this one. They will have a working knowledge of single and 2 stage tendering, design, engineering or construction qualification.

Please contact: Alex or call 01923 750095