Senior Design Manager

Location: Southampton, Hampshire Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package!
Sector: Design Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Paul Napper

Senior Design Manager

£65,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Excellent Package


My client which are a top tier main contractor are seeking the profiles of experienced Senior Design Managers and be responsible for delivery on projects up to £50M.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Design Manager to join their team in Southampton working in a challenging design environment.

They provide great personal development investing in training, mentoring and recognition.

Projects include: high rise residential, new build schools, student, leisure, healthcare and commercial.

Senior Design Manager Specification:

Senior Design Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.
  • Design and delivery of all projects by ensuring the effective and efficient delivery by exceeding client expectations on programme, cost and quality
  • Establish and manage the documentation and deliverables completion processes.
  • Production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
  • Production of a Proposal document in connection with internal teams.
  • Manage our design process with external teams.
  • Provide cost-effective solutions into the design.
  • Designer liaison including design review meetings, progress & performance reporting, and design change control.
  • Management of the design team
  • Manage risk, commercial issues and compliance processes & procedures in relation to Quality, H&S, Environmental Management and other policies
  • Liaison with Clients, approval bodies and other relevant third parties.
  • Input to analytical & interpretative reports on technical and commercial factors.
  • Review of designs on behalf of the contractor, including interrogating drawings and other technical documentation.
  • Ensure the work orders are fully aware of any impact on cost, quality and timely delivery of the design teams work
  • Create and manage a design library and tap into existing libraries.
  • Leading evaluation of added value options and participation in value engineering meetings

Senior Design Manager Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience working for a top tier main contractor
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Experience of major schemes
  • Build relationships and liaise with stakeholders
  • Understanding of Building Regulations
  • Understanding of Planning Permission procedures.
  • Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline)
  • Chartered/Incorporated of an applicable organisation.

If you are interested in this role please call Paul on 01342 330577 or email to discuss further.

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