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Design Manager

  • JOB TYPE: Permanent
  • REF: JH4002
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Do you have proven experience leading a design team for an architectural practice or main contractor? Have you specialised in delivering private residential projects for clients to the value of £2-2.5m? If you have led a design team in the role of Design Manager or similar, get in touch!

COMPANY PROFILE – Design Manager:

Our client, a building contractor, launched over 10 years ago in West London. They were formed to provide strong customer service, award winning design and professional project management. They offer an integrated design & build service which works alongside in-house interior design.

DUTIES – Design Manager:

• Take full responsibility for design ideas, local authority approval and coordinating projects
• Run the architectural department, guide, advise and manage the team of Architects/Designers
• Audit design; identify inconsistencies & missing information
• Liaise with project/cost managers, interior designers and sub-contractors
• Sales/new client meetings, creating proposals and winning design work
• Carry out drawing reviews
• Ensure design process adheres to building regs
• Manage the development and implementation of design proposals
• Identify design risk/create risk assessments


• Experience as a Design Manager or Lead Architect (Part III desired)
• Previous experience leading / managing a design team
• Strong private residential planning background
• Proven track record in Architectural sales
• Client management, key adviser, relationship builder
• Thorough understanding of construction process
• IT Skills – CAD, Indesign, Sketch up and Excel

PACKAGE – Design Manager:

Salary: £50–65,000
Access to car, pension, 23 days holiday

If this opportunity is of interest, then please get in touch with James at Cherry Pick People.
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REF: JH4002

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James Hanson
Director (Construction & Development)

Office: 020 3587 7687
Direct Line: 020 3587 7697

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