Design Manager

Posted 10 October 2023
Salary£60000 - £75000 per annum
LocationSouth West London
Job type Permanent
Contact NameChristian Scales

Job description

Design Manager - South West London

A large main contractor are currently recruiting for a Design Manager to lead a multimillion pound project, the design manager will be leading the project through to completion and should have good detailed understanding of building regulations, whilst being able to anticipate design issues before they arise.

If you are an experienced senior design coordinator or a design manager looking for a new challenge with the chance to work on exciting projects for a renowned business with a strong pipeline of work, please get in touch.


  • Collaborating with architects, engineers, and subcontractors to develop design solutions.
  • Ensuring that designs comply with regulations, standards, and project requirements.
  • Managing the design team, including architects, draftsmen, and other professionals.
  • Overseeing the design process from concept through construction phases.
  • Reviewing and approving design documents, drawings, and specifications.
  • Conducting regular design meetings to track progress and resolve design-related issues.
  • Coordinating with other project stakeholders, such as project managers, contractors, and clients.
  • Managing design changes and variations while keeping projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Ensuring that all design work meets quality and safety standards.
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends, new materials, and innovative design techniques.
  • Providing input on constructability and value engineering to optimise designs.
  • Addressing and resolving any design-related challenges that may arise during construction.
  • Reporting on design progress to senior management and project teams.
  • Supporting the procurement process by reviewing design-related subcontractor bids.
  • Implementing and promoting sustainable and energy-efficient design practices.

Salary & Package

  • £60,000 - £75,000
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
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