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Design Manager – Fit Out

  • £50,000 to £70,000
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Design Manager – Fit Out

About the Company:

Our Client is a well-known and highly respected contractor within interior fit out market. Based in the heart of London our Client is a group built of 3 businesses specialising in Dry Lining, Glazed partition Systems and Fast Track Commercial Fit Out projects. With a group turnover exceeding £40m our client boasts a broad range of repeat business Clients including Mace, Sir Robert McAlpine and ISG as well as a rollout contract with Metro Bank with projects secured nationwide, operating as a Main Contractor.

About the Role:

Due to successful tendering and strong demand across all 3 divisions of the group, Our Client is looking to expand their Design team by appointing an experienced Design Manager who has specialist experience, in either Dry Lining, Glazing or Joinery to lead a small team of designers and manage / coordinate all design phases for all projects across the group. This is a long term opportunity who would suit a Senior CAD specialist within the relevant sector experience who is looking to progress and enhance their career.

  • To be responsible that full and accurate technical appraisals, abnormal costings of potential project are provided within required timescales.
  • Carry out detailed technical investigation
  • Design and optimisation
  • Regular liaison is maintained with statutory authorities
  • All necessary documentation and drawings are produced to enable contracts
  • Manage and facilitate DTMs and workshops with Statutory Authorities, Consultants and Sub-contract design teams.
  • Manage Technical and Services budgets including the management of the production information and service procurement against the agreed budgets
  • Making recommendations for cost effective optimising during the pre-planning process.
  • Reviewing, challenging and commenting on bespoke/project specific design information
  • Identify and resolve technical design and constructional problems
  • Being responsible for collating and providing feed-back to the Technical Executive in respect of technical design matters encountered during construction.

About you

We’re looking for the following skills and experience:

  • 2 -3+ years’ Senior Technical experience with either a Fit Out, Joinery, Glazing or Dry Lining Contractor.
  • Experience of managing numerous projects at a time
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Passion, drive and enthusiasm for delivering detailed work.
  • Strong team player with a focus on driving both team and site performance by working with both commercial and build teams

We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development and which rewards the effectiveness and loyalty of our employees.

As an employer of choice, we offer an extensive range of benefits, to include:

About the Benefits/Rewards:

The Salary will be dependent on your level and experience. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary between £50,000 -£70,000. The company’s main ambition is to bring an individual into the organisation with the ability to grow and become a valued member of the team. 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.

To Apply: Please contact Lewis  or call 01923 750095