Design Manager

Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted
29 Sep 2016
Closes
27 Oct 2016
Ref
JBA/1269220
Contact
Cobalt Recruitment
Sector
Architecture
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent

DESIGN MANAGER | NORTH LONDON | TIER 1 BUILDING CONTRACTOR

Our client who is a tier 1 building contractor with a strong order book is looking to recruit a design manager.

The role is open due to an increase in work load in North London.

Your role will be to work on a variety of construction projects North of the Thames. This is a predominately site based role.

Previous experience in the construction industry is essential.

Key tasks of the role include:

  • Helping to manage the interface with the design team, the design development process and the interface with specialist sub-contract design.
  • Maintaining a professional approach with clients and their professional teams, sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Developing detailed deliverable schedules for each design discipline and coordinating these with their procurement and construction programmes.
  • Helping to ensure designs are developed within the constraints of the contract, the requirements of the output specification and the commercial objectives.
  • Managing the design submitted requirements to the client representatives, design team and third parties such as building control.

You should possess:

  • An understanding of the construction process through design to on site construction and handover.
  • A well organised working style, an interest in design and an aptitude for managing the design process.
  • A proactive approach, be an enthusiastic coordinator and motivator.
  • Good communication skills, on both a personal level and formal reporting level.
  • Educated within construction or design.

My client is offering a competitive salary up to c£60,000 and a benefits package which includes a £5000 car allowance, pension and healthcare.

There is also a great chance for career progression and personal development.

If you are interested in this design opportunity please forward an updated CV along with a covering letter. All applications are dealt with the strictest confidentiality.