Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Design Manager


Job Description:

Location:             London

Project:                 5* Grade 1 Listed hotel £120m+

Salary:                  £85,000

The Company

The client is a successful main contractor who specialise in the high end residential and 5-star hotel market in London. They boast a turnover in excess of £300m and their project values generally range from £80m-£200m

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Senior Design Manager who has worked for a main contractor on High end residential or luxury hotel projects to join a growing team to lead an iconic Super Prime residential project.

This project is a £120m+ 5* hotel in Mayfair. The Building is grade 1 listed and will feature a high quality finish that will stand out on any CV. You will need to be able to lead meetings with external design teams and ensure that they are delivering design on time, within budget and at the desired quality.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Understand the clients brief, ER’s, specification & drawings; assist if any ER discrepancies arise
  • Prepare trackers to manage the full D&B build process using the pro-formas from the Intranet
  • Develop the Design Risk Assessment (DRA) and assist in the ongoing Technical Audits
  • Produce the information release schedule (IRS) Building and MEP using ACL pro-forma docs and formally agree it with the Design Team
  • Assist in the development of the procurement schedule
  • Chair & manage design team meetings including production & issue minutes
  • Provide value engineering and buildability reviews with technical feedback to the project team
  • Manage and track the design development process
  • Understand the full requirements of BREEAM & manage the process through our appointed consultants looking for best value design to economically meet code compliance to meet the timer constraints of the project
  • Develop sub-contractors and Suppliers design/specs with the design team ensuring that full ER and Statutory compliance is met
  • Ensure Design Team comply with Planning Consent & Building Regulations
  • Co-ordinate drawings and check that the drawings comply with the ER’s and Standards
  • Direct the sampling process including the production of the samples sign off pro-forma

The Plus Points

This is a great opportunity to further your career on a prestigious project that will stand out on any CV. Career progression, Competitive salaries and bonuses are on offer for the successful applicant along with a generous remuneration.


Please note

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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