redfish solutions ltd

Design Manager – South East London & Kent – Main Contractor

South East London & Kent
£Competitive salary plus package
20 Sep 2013
18 Oct 2013
Design, Engineer

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Design Manager with residential housing, mixed use and/or student accommodation experience to join a leading contractor.

The Design Manager vacancy is with a well-known main contractor which works across a range of sectors including, residential, healthcare, education, regeneration and commercial.  They are urgently looking for a Design Manager to join their technical department. The role will initially be based on a site in South East London and then you will be office based in Kent working on pre-construction until your next project goes live.

We are looking for a Design Manager who has a minimum of five to ten years’ post qualification experience. You will come from either a contracting or architectural background and you will have relevant experience for the role. Your experience must be with recognised UK firms on UK projects.

Essential skills for the Design Manager:

  • Knowledge of the design process, at delivery design stage with a Main Contractor
  • Good all round technical knowledge
  • Good client facing skills
  • Ability to manage consultants scope and budgets
  • Working knowledge of the Building Regulations

Desirable skills for the Design Manager:

  • Residential experience
  • Have a good understanding of BREEAM and CfSH
  • Have a working knowledge of two stage tendering
  • Understanding of fire and acoustic requirements

Our client can offer a competitive salary and package and the opportunity to develop and work on a range of projects.

If you feel that you meet the criteria for the Design Manager position and you live within a commutable distance of North West London, then please send a copy of your C.V to

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