Design Manager - on site

AJ100 practice on the lookout for a Design Manager for an onsite project in Cambridge.
  • Salary: £30-£35 per hour
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 46767

About this role

A top AJ rated practice are on the lookout for a Design Manager to join their £500M + on-site project on a rolling contract basis. On offer is the chance to work on a highly publicised commercial project now on site, with the support of an experienced and tight team. The works are predominantly related to internal fit out, MEP services and externals / civils works. As this is a client-side position, this role would especially suit an architect with large-scale complex building experience who would like to take the next step in their career.

 Key responsibilities

  • Work within an established team to aid delivery of on-site project in Cambridge.
  • Assist the Site Lead with tracking, programming and reporting against design related activities and site inspections across all fields of expertise.
  • Obtain from internal and external sources and document control websites key project performance indicators.
  • Deal with issues relating to RFIs, changes or updates to design information and identifying the impact based on design.
  • Manage the collation of the design activities and track these against programmes, milestones etc. including drawings, project changes, CDM, Building Control, Planning, BREEAM, H&S.
  • Manage CDM system.
  • Track progress of drawings / technical submittal.

Skills and Experience

  • Part III qualified or equivalent, or experience working as Design Manager previously.
  • Experience working at RIBA stages 5 onwards on large scale commercial projects.
  • Must be fully au fait with construction related activities on site and comfortable working on a significant development with complex architectural and engineering design challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a team.

This is an amazing opportunity for an immediately available Architect or Design Manager who wants to work with a top AJ practice on large-scale UK project.


Eva Wright

Bio: Eva studied Architectural Engineering and Design Management at Loughborough University and worked in recruitment at Fusion People and Niyaa People before joining Bespoke Careers in 2016. Eva's extensive knowledge of the built environment and her recruitment experience means she is expertly placed to find the best talent for her clients.

+44 (0)207 24 24 909

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