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Design Manager – Facades

  • £55,000 TO £65,000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Are you a Designer within the Facades industry looking to get in to management? 

About the Opportunity

A rare opportunity available here, for an experienced / competent Facades Designer, looking to progress in to Design Management.

I’ve been approached by one of my clients as expansion as at the forefront of their business plans and due to successful tendering, within the residential market they’re recruiting for experienced facade design professionals

You will be primarily office based in the St Albans area, however hybrid working is a possibility for the individual. Within this role you’ll be surrounded by professionals who work closely as a team to deliver designs on time and within budget for a variety of clients such as Berkeley Group, Barratts and Bellway Homes. You’ll be responsible for all design aspects of the project lifecycle overseeing, drawings, structural calculations, engineering and coordination between client and architects.

Works are traditionally full envelope packages consisting of cladding systems, curtain wall, windows, doors, and architectural metalwork which typically range from £1m to £10m in value.

As mentioned above, my client is open to Senior Level Designers seeking career progression. Sound like you?


About the Employer

Based in Hertfordshire, and covering London and the South / East of England   Our Client, is a group a business’s specialising in Facades, Dry Lining , Roofing and Carpentry where they often control both internal and external packages on their projects – impressive right?

This company have a turnover Circa £70m and predominantly work in the residential sector. My client have experienced recent rapid growth and are looking to break the £100m turnover mark within the 2-3 Years . Exciting times for the Business!!



To be successful all applicants must have worked for a rival Façade subcontractor in the UK. You must have the appropriate qualifications and a minimum of 5 years design experience. In addition to this, the business will only consider applicants that have facade experience including Cladding, Curtain walling and Rain Screens. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to work to programmes and deadline, be flexible to adapt to change and have a keen eye for quality.

Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be agreed with each individual on a case by case basis depending on previous experience. As a rough guideline I will be targeting individuals whose annual salary is within £60K to £70K. All reasonable travel expenses will be included and you will receive a company works package.

How to Apply

I am more than happy to discuss this opportunity with people over the phone in a fully confidential manner (you can get to know me while I get to know you).

Alternatively, it would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to talk and discuss the option.


Either way, my contact details are listed below:


Email (remove all spaces): lewis@ cityscape ltd . com


Tel: 01923 750095