Design Manager

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, London
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
18 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2009381

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Job Details

Due to a strong pipeline of new projects I am looking for a Design Manager to join an SME Main Contractor, to lead and run their own schemes. Reporting into the Project Directors you will take ownership of the delivery of Design across a number of projects ranging from £20-80m in value across London & the South East

Client Details

The company are an SME Contractor with a young and ambitious team who predominantly specialise in the Residential and Student Accommodation markets. They offer a personal and honest approach to construction and have built up some excellent relationships within the industry ensuring they have repeat business and an excellent flow of work. It is for this reason they are looking for an experienced Design Manager to join their delivery team.


As Design Manager you will show initiative and ambition to manage your own projects with support from the senior leadership team.

  • Reporting into the Project Director you will take the lead on a range of projects from £20-80m in value
  • You will manage the consultant Design Team ensuring the client brief is delivered to an exceptional standard.
  • You will be client facing, to report on progress and ensure any issues or amendments are carried out to a high standard.
  • Oversee the design & technical coordination on site to ensure a timely delivery to handover.
  • When necessary you will be involved on the early stages of projects in tendering and consultant appointments.
  • You will work closely with the Pre-Construction manager and commercial teams to ensure build-ability and value engineering opportunities are seized.


  • Design Manager experience within a Main Contractor setting is essential.
  • RC frame and large scale construction project experience is key.
  • Based within easy commuting distance of London.
  • Ambitious and forward thinking.
  • Able to lead and run multiple schemes at once.

Job Offer

  • Base Salary between £60-70,000 (Negotiable for the right person).
  • A family and friendly environment without the red tape of a large plc.
  • Opportunities to progress and grow with the company.
  • The chance to run projects.


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
United Kingdom

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