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  • UK, London
  • from £60,000 to £70,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 10

Job Summary

Are you a Design Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so, we are looking for an experienced Design Manager to join our team in London to work on a prestigious Infrastructure projects. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

Overall Purpose of the Post

To provide support to the company's Design Teams and external architects and assist with the management of the design process in London, the UK and internationally.

To help grow the Design Management team in the UK by demonstrating value at every opportunity and assist in managing and mentoring graduate design managers.

To forge relationships with architects and engineers and externally to build up a contact database for future business development.

The role is a non-design role.

Summary of Design Management Duties

Manage Sub-consultants

Establish and Manage Design Management Procedures

Manage Client, Stakeholder and Statutory Approvals

Establish and Monitor Design Schedule and Progress

Agree deliverables and monitor outputs to ensure quality standards and contractual obligations are met.

Organise Project Meetings and define the Decision Making Process


This is a Client and Lead Designer facing role and demonstrable skills in maintaining and developing both internal and external relationships are required.

The jobholder will be expected to convey a positive attitude whilst maintaining the highest standards in undertaking their work and acting with integrity and professionalism at all times. They should comply with the firms laid down standards, procedures and processes and implement these effectively.

The role would suit a built environment design consultant, e.g. engineer or architect with 5+ years experience in the management of multi-disciplinary design teams.

Minimum Requirements

Experience in major multi-disciplinary projects

Comprehensive understanding of the design process, underpinned by technical excellence

Excellent leadership, management and communication skills.

A collaborative, partnering approach

Robust financial management capability

Project and design scheduling skills.

Experience in the development and implementation of design management tools and procedures

In depth construction knowledge/experience

Enthusiasm, Commitment, Energy and Integrity

Proficiency in MS Project/Excel/Indesign and other relevant PM/DM softwares

Preferred Qualifications

Degree or equivalent qualification in architecture or engineering discipline

Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 21.01.2022
  • Deadline: 04.02.2022
  • Quote ref: 206/23712

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