Design Manager

  • Permanent
  • Surrey

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

The Southern region of a major public sector framework main contract construction group are keen to recruit a Design Manager to join their expert team working across public sector schemes from their Head Office in Surrey.

Furthermore, this is an opportunity to work on new build schemes from inception to completion on behalf of an increasingly busy main contractor client. We are working closely with this main contracting organisation to assist in the recruitment of a Design Manager who can assume full ownership of the design and technical matters.

As Design Manager, you will be working alongside the Engineering Managers, Project Managers and Project Directors, whilst reporting back the Head of Design. You will be responsible for ensuring that best practice is set, achieved and maintained at project level both during tender and construction stage.

The main responsibilities and duties are as follows…

  • Chairing DTM’s
  • Coordinating Consultants Drawings/Specifications SE/Architect/Fire/Acoustic
  • Producing Meeting Minutes
  • Produce and maintain a Design Tracker
  • Produce and maintain a Tech-Sub Tracker
  • Sub-Contractors Design Coordination
  • Produce Sub-Contractors Scopes with QS (pre-order)
  • Investigating VE options
  • Liaising with BREEAM Coordinator to ensure compliance
  • Briefing site team on design/design changes
  • Provide Samples for approval, maintain Sample Tracker


  • Design management related qualification
  • Relevant Construction tickets

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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