Design ManagerConstruction

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Design Manager within the curtain walling sector to join an outstanding specialist sub-contractor.

About the Client:

My client has been established in the curtain walling sector for over 10 years. They are a located in Surrey working on projects across the South. They now are looking for an experienced Design Manager to join their team.

About the Role:

  • Reviewing project details
  • Manage the project design team to ensure design output achieves the agreed budget and programme.
  • Put together design programmes to include design, review, manufacture and delivery periods.
  • Organise and chair both internal and external design team meetings to review details/materials and proposals
  • Review design information and drawings suggesting changes where necessary (either to be more commercially viable or simply a more robust design)
  • Prepare and issue detailed design issues to various web portals.
  • Ensure design works stay on programme
  • Manage the design process from start to finish, co-ordinating with all team members (Commercial, Construction and Estimating)
  • Provide support and guidance to the estimating team on specific details and systems helping to produce tender information.
  • Provide support and guidance for our onsite teams in respect of technical details, systems and our design drawings, with some quality control.
  • Be aware of company policies and ensure they are adhered to
  • When attending sites encourage a safe working environment through own personal actions establishing an effective safety culture
  • From time to time carry out related functions as may be required by any of the Company’s Directors.

About the Candidate:

  • Must have a curtain walling background
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required
  • Must be technically minded in a building envelope capacity
  • Must have experience in running a design office

Points of Appeal:

  • Family run business
  • Excellent opportunity to progress
  • Stable company


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Ashley Cooper on 0203 640 8989 or email