Design Manager - Residential Refurbishment

Design Manager - Residential Refurbishment

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  • Sector:

    Construction, Trades & Labour

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Jonny Barltrop

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  • Job ref:

    DM-NLD- Refurb

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Role: Design Manager 

Salary: Competitive 

Location: London (NW)

My client is a privately owned market leading national construction contractor operating across a variety of sectors. Due to growth their London residential division is looking for a Design Manager to take full accountabiltiy for the design process on a highly complex tower block refurbishment programme

 The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the Design elements of a flagship JCT D&B residential refurbishment project worth in excess fo £60m. Works include but are not limited to; EWI, cladding, roofing, concrete repairs, windows doors and fire stopping.

 Key Responsibilities:

• Work with the client, operational and commercial teams to manage the design process.

• Attend subcontract tender launch / adjudication meetings.

• Assist with the production of Contractors Proposals.

• Work with the production team and subcontractors throughout the contract delivery

• Organise, participate and record design review meetings.

• Agree external consultant’s responsibility matrix, objectives, fees and information release schedule.

• Manage the flow of design information from external consultants and design subcontractors, and ensure the established timescales are achieved.

• Ensure cost effective solutions are incorporated in the design.

• Investigate VE opportunities where required.

• Manage the transfer of design responsibility from estimating to production.


The Individual should have:

• Proven experience of managing design on large £40m+ residential project.

• The ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads

• Good knowledge of the design and build process and good technical knowledge.

• Be a team player with good communication skills.

• Be commercially aware.


Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to jonny.barltrop@buildrec.com 

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