Design Manager
£40k - £55k + Benefits

Design Manager

Ref: 248| Posted: 8th Jan 2024

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Design Manager - Building / Construction - Hertfordshire 

(Refurb works, with some minor new builds (eg extensions to existing building) also, cladding removal for high raise buildings.

We are recruiting for a Design Manager to join a leading top tier building main contractor based in Hertfordshire. 


  • 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


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

- Knowledge of Building / Residential Sector.
- Previous employment as a Design Co-ordinator, D&B Coordinator, D&B Manager or Design Manager.
- 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.
- Previous Main Contractor employment.
- High level of communication skills.
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).

Location: Hertfordshire

Project locations: Northern Home Counties, Eastern home counties, within M25


The successful Design Manager will receive:

*£40,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance

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

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