senior design manager in watford

job type
£ 70,000 per year
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job details

watford, hertfordshire
job category
construction & property
job type
£ 70,000 per year
reference number
0203 680 0650
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job description

Position: Senior Design Manager
Location: Watford
Package: Up to £75,000 + package

Are you a Senior Design Manager looking for a new, exciting opportunity? Would you like to manage a team with a renowned main contractor on a commercial project?

My client is looking for a Senior Design Manager to join their team on a project in Watford. This project is currently at pre construction phases and the candidate will be require to work from the head office until the project starts on site. The build value of this project is approximately £70M.

The successful candidate would be offered a competitive package and career opportunities to manage larger teams and be exposure to high value/quality projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Report to the Regional Design Manager/ Project Manager
* Managing a team of people on the project
* Check all drawings and details for accuracy and correctness
* Liaise with external consultants to ensure deadlines are met.
* Attend site visits and meetings in order to solve issues that arise during the constructions process.
* Ensure that new regulation and legislation requirements are followed
* Ability to recognise potential issues and implement strategies or overcome them
* Ensures company standard of service and delivers on time
* Advise on the first stage of build design and coordinate works through to handover to the delivery teams
* Maintain relationships with key stakeholders, consultants and contractors
* Hold and attend management meetings


* Strong experience working with a main contractor (experience with developers will be taken into consideration) for a substantial amount of time
* Previous experience of working on commercial projects
* Have a strong technical background and understanding of construction and all related disciplines that are involved
* Confident with excellent communication skills
* Effective management of the team and other contractors
* Be able to work from site on a full time basis

If you believe you would be the best candidate for this role, apply now.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


appointing consultants,booking meetings,compiling health & safety procedures,corodination of subcontractors,cost reporting,dealing with building regulations,dealing with sub contractors,document control systems,edms knowledge,eye for detail,full project life cycle,health & safety,liaising with clients & architects,liaising with technical teams,looking at drawings,management health & safety,managing client,managing health & safety,microsoft office packages,project tracking on excel


driving licence,Microsoft Project,Software

educational requirements

BA hons architecture,BEng civil engineering,MEng c