Design Manager - Salford

Job Ref:  LA2888

Industry:  Design Management

Salary:  Excellent Salary and Benefits

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: Jan 2, 2018

The Role

The Design Manager role will manage the development and implementation of the design processes across a £250M business.


With a flexible approach to supporting all construction activities, preferably but not limited to:

  • Managing the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements, including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer.
  • Liaising with the Project Planner, lead the development and management of the design deliverable schedules for each design discipline and coordinate these with procurement and construction programmes
  • Liaising with the Commercial team, lead the development and implementation of design proposals, data, bid deliverables and reports within both the constraints of the contract (inclusive of BIM requirements) and internal commercial objectives
  • Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design Team including M&E elements. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties, sub-contractor CPD elements or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specification and all design interfaces are captured, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties
  • Provide advice and guidance on the “buildability” of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages


  • 10 years’ construction experience with a top tier Contractor
  • An understanding of the construction process from pre-construction/tender stages through to handover
  • Proven experience in delivering design services, successfully implanting design strategies as well as relevant project experience
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with the ability to form effective working relationships
  • Is committed to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Relevant Professional membership with an appropriate institute

Contact Details

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply or discuss the role and project in more detail please either email me or call me on +44 1995 605137.


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