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Design Manager

Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 4
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-416881

Internal Design Manager                                                November 2020


Our client is looking to move forward with a project that is currently at RIBA Stage 4/5 and we are looking to reinforce our existing team with a talented and enthusiastic person with excellent project, design and people management skills to take the project forwards into RIBA Stage 5 in conjunction with the Management Contractor.


We are looking for a proactive project delivery leader, with 10+ years of architectural design and delivery experience in the UK, ideally in heritage buildings of over £25m.

Skills and Qualifications (required unless otherwise noted):

  • Construction professional 10+ years of architectural design management and delivery experience in the UK
  • Previous experience working on large complex projects in all stages of design and delivery
  • Previous experience of heritage projects through design and construction stages an advantage but not necessary
  • Previous experience of working directly with contractors and managing delivery of Works Packages
  • Excellent presentation, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, effective client and consultant relationship skills and ability to collaboratively work with diverse teams
  • Proven ability to manage multiple packages and multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, open environment
  • Position based within collaborative Project Team Office in Manchester City Centre

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, deliver and be accountable for design and construction information release
  • Day-to-day design management of project design deliverables including managing internal team and consultants
  • Define and agree the work package structure, programme and associated outputs as required with Group Leads and Management Contractor Design Manager
  • Develop a detailed integrated design programme that identifies design information release, regularly review programme and monitor Purcell progress
  • Provide regular progress reports summarising progress to date, specifying any decisions or authorisations required
  • Comply with established project controls, assurance and reporting procedure across all activities set out in the Project Execution Plan (PEP)
  • Support in the development of Project risk and opportunity registers
  • Support the team in the early warning procedure and risk reduction process, support in the development of change control.
  • External Interface with Manchester City Council client body, Management Contractor & Design Team
  • Direct interface with Management Contractor’s Design Manager
  • Attendance at Project Progress Meetings, Design Team Meetings, Stakeholder Meetings
  • Attendance at Design Co-ordination Meetings, Management Contractor Package Pricing/ Procurement Meetings
  • Supported by Project Lead and Group Leads




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