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Design Manager / Senior Design Manager - London

£65,000 - £75,000

UK / Greater London

Construction, House Building & Development



David Weaving
020 3962 9900

David is an Associate Director at MRG and joined the business in 2011. He is responsible for the main contractor division in the Twickenham office covering South & West London, the South Home Counties and the Thames Valley. He spent eight years in sales before his move int


Job Description

REF: 13781
Posted: 16 July 2018
Closes: 31 October 2018

A site based Design Manger / Senior Design Manager with experience of working at pre-construction stage is immediately required by a regional contractor operating throughout London.

Initially you will be site based on a £7m part demo and new build of a 6 storey mixed use scheme in Soho. The project is made up of retail units, residential apartments with a basement gym and office space being fitted out to a CAT A standard. The client takes full possession of the site in early August so there is a matter of urgency, but will also wait for the right candidate.

This is a real opportunity for someone who would like to enhance their career by stepping up into a full Design Director role and managing a number of projects as well as building a team.

The company’s current workload comes from a number of sectors but they are very strong within the Education, Commercial, Health and Leisure sectors and have a proven track record of delivering projects ranging from £500k to £10m.

Workload is secured via, framework agreements, negotiated repeat work and competitive tendering and you will be working as part of a work winning team where you will lead the design management aspect to ensure the project is value engineered to maximise ‘best price’.

The main purpose of this role will be to ensure that all designs and permissions are produced in compliance with the Contract and in time for other designs, procurement and construction to proceed as planned.

The ideal candidate should have past knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Knowledge of contractual requirements of design and build contracts
  • Knowledge of consultant appointments
  • Knowledge of design process and resourcing requirements
  • Able to programme design works
  • Knowledge of building regulations/sustainability
  • Knowledge of design requirements for procurement and construction purposes
  • Technical understanding of substructures, structures, services and finishes solutions
  • Able to organise document distribution

On offer for this Design Manager / Senior Design Manager opportunity is a basic salary of £65,000 - £75,000 p.a. plus comprehensive benefits package.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3962 9900 or at

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