Design Manager

Design Manager

  • Kent

Design Manager – Kent

60k-70k + Car Allowance + Travel + Healthcare + Pension

I am currently looking for a Design Manager with experience working on Framework Projects with Main-Contractors.

The Design Manager will be required to manage the design aspect of the bid process, oversee and support the technical design on live projects. The role will be split 80% preconstruction stage and 20% Construction stage.

The Tier 1 Main-Contractor is a leading regional construction company. It operates within several sectors, Education, Residential, Health and Science, Commercial and Higher Education. 

Experience & Skills

  • Experience of bid management and the development Production of a Contractor’s Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
  • Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase
  • Experience of different Client procurement routes, 2 stage, PCSA, single stage, hybrid and Framework agreements.
  • Experience dealing with Planning Awards and the discharge of planning conditions.  
  • Ability to develop design programmes and how design coordinates with procurement and construction
  • Ability to understand design and risk, managing this through the bid and delivery stages of projects
  • Ability to bring innovation and bid winning ideas to bid/projects
  • Experience of procuring consultants including the scope of services, responsibilities, appointments and fees
  • Experience of line management / managing others – ideally including development / mentoring would be advantageous
  • Experience of working on multiple projects with a team of DMs. 
  • Experience and understanding of new technologies including SMART buildings and use of digital construction.
  • Experience and ability to develop relationships with consultants and clients to grow the business.
  • Be collaborative and focused


If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your details to [email protected]

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£60000 - £70000 Per Annum Car Allowance - Travel - Healthcare - Pension
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