Design Delivery Manager
Greater Manchester
£45k + Benefits

Design Delivery Manager

Ref: 85| Posted: 10th Dec 2019

Design Delivery Manager -  Building / Construction - Manchester

(Both Main Contractor & Design Consultancy Candidates Considered)

What makes it great?

-Opportunity to join one of the most successful Design Engineering Consultancies in the UK.
-Stable cash rich business. 
-Excellent opportunity for career progression, part of a growing business.
-Chance to work in a multi-disciplinary environment on a range of project sectors.

My client is a leading Design Consultancy, with a busy and fast growing workload.
Seeking a Design Delivery Manager to support the Senior Programme Manager and consulting architectural and engineering teams to deliver high profile and complex engineering design projects for public and private sector clients. 

You will be working to deliver high profile and complex projects in sectors such as Education, Health, Science and Defence.


  • Managing the design and project management process using commercial, contractual, programme/time awareness and technical knowledge
  • Providing regular progress reports and dashboards for the business unit on finance, operational performance, capability and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Coordinating and administering bid submission packs, fee letters and appointment documentation
  • Assisting with the management and motivation of internal staff at various levels and external consultants on projects to establish their full commercial contribution to the organisation
  • Supporting projects to determine the required project team capacity, capability and competency of staff for the project(s)
  • Organising and taking part in project challenge meetings, ensuring project plans are in place and kept updated
  • Proposing and assisting with resource programmes for projects as well as coordinated design programmes
  • Recognising and promoting best practice throughout the business unit and implementing functional and company group policies and procedures
  • Identifying contractual, financial, technical and operational risks within tenders and recognising opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit


To be considered for this Design Manager role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Building or Civil Engineering Sector.
- Previous employment as an Associate, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Design Engineer, Design Co-ordinator, D&B Coordinator, D&B Manager, Design Manager. Architecture or Design Engineering backgrounds also considered. 
- Ideally previous experience in building sector projects such as Commercial, Mixed Use, Residential, Apartment Blocks, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Extra Care Housing, MOJ, Industrial, Education or Healthcare.
- Ideally previous Main Contractor or Design Engineering Consultancy employment.
- High level of communication skills. 
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc). 



The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£35,000 - £45,000 Basic (Dependant on experience)
*Car / Allowance

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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