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Design Manager

Ref: JBA/1270479
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + Benefits Package
UK, South East
Construction & Engineering, Architecture & Design
3rd October 2016
Job Type


My Client is looking to recruit a Design Manager to support the team in Hampshire.


To co-ordinate and integrate the activities of Design Consultants.
Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities.
Working on new build projects in the Education, Health, Retail and Commercial sectors with values up to c£50m.


  • Manage the design process.
  • Attend prequalification interviews and presentations.
  • Lead design meetings.
  • Manage our design process via external consultants.
  • Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates.
  • Review Sub contractor design proposals.
  • Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers
  • Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed
  • Introduce relevant 'Value Engineering' to provide a commercial advantage
  • Facilitate the completion of a project risk register
  • Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required

Experience sought:

  • Hold relevant qualification within design or construction.
  • Be commercially aware.
  • Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
  • Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.


  • The chance to progress with and within the company.
  • Salary ranging from £45,000 to £55,000 (dependent on previous experience).
  • An industry leading benefits package which includes a car allowance, pension and healthcare.

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