Design Manager

Job Title: Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Reference: J899007_1550048517
Contact Name: Garrath Bell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2019 09:01

Job Description

The main purpose of the Design Managers is to lead design from outline business case through to construction.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

  • Agree appointment and scope of service for Design Team
  • Review design management protocols with Design Co-ordinator
  • Clear communication of expectations for design deliverables with designers
  • Review all design issues relating to GA's
  • Review compliance with Building Bulletins and other statutory regulations.
  • Review ER's in line with Contractor's proposals.
  • Liaise with Client and Key Stakeholders
  • Liaison with the Commercial Team for cost checking
  • Monitoring of design & resolution of technical queries
  • Review design deliverables and design programmes
  • Review Web Portal Requirements
  • Assist with procurement and construction programmes
  • Consultant appointments
  • Chairing design team meetings
  • Lead Client meetings during Bid Phases
  • Review compliance of design against Employer's Requirements/ Specs/Contractors Proposals/Budget
  • Input into VE and design change
  • Chair Design reviews and presentations to Client Teams
  • Monitor design changes and change control
  • Agree Design Changes with Client
  • Any other reasonable management requests.


Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • Able to programme design works
  • Knowledge of methodology and sequencing process in delivering of a project including design and pre-construction activities
  • Understanding of design requirements for procurement and construction purposes
  • Understanding of contractual requirements of the contracts
  • Ability to drive issues through to completion
  • Relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Construction industry knowledge

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