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Senior Design Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Sadek Rahman
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 7437513
  • Expiry Date: 27 September 2022
  • Job Ref: 398295SRA

Are you an experienced Design Manager with a proven record of managing all design aspects of a project from tender through to completion?

We are exclusively working with a Tier 1 Main Contractor on their requirement for a Senior Design Manager on their various Construction projects in London.

Duties include:

• Demonstrate design leadership qualities to encourage effective design team and construction team co-ordination and collaborative working to meet the Project goal.
• Demonstrating capability to manage a large complex project or a number of smaller projects with a team.
• Understanding the project requirements including Client brief & business processes, and Employer Requirements.
• Identifying, managing and mitigating design risks as part of the team.
• Working with the tender team to develop the Contractors Proposals document.
• Reporting to the Project Manager and Regional Design Manager, take responsibility for the management of the design through preconstruction and construction stages in line with company procedures including managing the design development process and the interface with specialist sub-contract design.
• Preparing and reach agreement to the Design Management Plan and BIM Execution Plan.
• Co-ordinating the whole design process, managing change, and working closely with the client, employers representatives, design team and legislative bodies.
• Organising and chairing design co-ordination and design progress meetings with the design team and sub-contractors and ensuring that design risk assessments are produced. Prepare minutes, notes and reports as required to ensure effective communication and accurate records are maintained.
• Managing the document control process, supported by a document controller.
• Maintaining a professional approach with clients and their professional teams, sub-contractors and suppliers.

The successful candidate will have:

• Strong leadership and management skills, with a “can-do” and collaborative approach.
• Enthusiastic team player, able to listen, understand, engage and motivate, and with confidence to make decisions when required.
• A thorough understanding of both the design and construction processes, and the interface between them.
• A good commercial understanding of contracts, procurement routes and risk management.
• Good collaborative planning skills.
• Thorough understanding of digital techniques, with a desire to drive improvements and benefits through embracing digital construction.
• Excellent communication skills, both at the personal level and more formal reporting level.
• Recognised degree qualification or equivalent and CIOB or equivalent is preferable.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Sadek directly or click Apply Now and submit your CV.