Construction Design Manager Jobs

The single focus in Construction Design Manager Jobs is to deliver to production teams technically complete and coordinated, commercially astute and risk-managed construction information, to an agreed programme. 

Designers have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects to take place for a decade in the public sector, local government, the Civil Service and the health authorities. 

In the role you will prepare design and procurement schedule; interface with planners and agree full scope and definition for CDP elements.

Construction Design Manager jobs responsibilities

The Construction Design Manager will report into a Senior Design Manager and on a day to day basis will perform some of the key duties outlined below:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand client’s requirements and aspirations
  • Plan and manage design activity
  • Identify and resolve risk and opportunity
  • Identify and satisfy all third party requirements
  • Engage effectively with designers and production teams
  • Establish and manage information requirement and delivery (encompassing contracted deliverables, samples and mock-ups)
  • Establish and maintain a clear audit trail of activity
  • Establish template and requirements for O&M manuals and H&S file
  • Ensure that all relevant information has been identified

Construction Design Manager – Experience Required

It is generally accepted the modern way into the profession is by getting a degree whilst gaining on the job experience which may include:

  • Technical knowledge of construction design and detail
  • Preparing or modifying designs for projects
  • Knowledge of the design process and programming
  • Designs include drawings, design details, specifications, bills of quantity and design calculations.
  • Awareness of various forms of contract
  • Awareness of commercial control
  • Understanding of CDM Regulations
  • Experience in managing people and process
  • Experience in writing proposals and meeting minutes

Construction design manager - expected salary

Design manager work opportunities command salaries up to £54,600 in Scotland and £61,038 in London, though it is dependant on experience, location and hiring organisation.

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