Senior Design Manager (Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical)

Posted 16 May 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Sectors Built Environment
Contact NameAntonio Gonnella

Job description

An excellent job opportunity for a Senior Design Manager to join a forward thinking design team based in London. This will be working for a tier one main contractor, working on Major Construction Projects within the healthcare, pharmaceutical, education, blue light and technology sectors to deliver some of the most innovative, sustainable and technically advanced projects.

What will you be doing?

  • Working with the design team through the scheme / production design stage and the delivery team through into implementation and handover.

  • Driving all design related project outcomes. 

  • Providing role specific technical expertise in design management and act as focal point for all technical design related matters on projects. 

  • Working closely with the project commercial manager to produce the project specific designer agreements, ensuring the designer’s scope of works and design responsibilities are clearly defined an understood. 

  • Liaising with the project planner to produce, agree and manage a realistic design programme to satisfy procurement and construction requirements.

  • Representing the project team at client review meetings.

  • Developing a detailed design programme with all relevant parties to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements.

  • Chairing regular internal design meetings at which all new drawings, design team and sub-contractors, are reviewed and marked up with members of the Mace project team. Actioning comments generated at internal design meeting including list of instructions for sub-contractors.

  • Assisting the construction managers in all design issues as and when required. 

  • Managing the RFI and NCR process.

  • Ensuring design is compliant with statutory requirements and applicable standards.

Let’s talk about you…

You will have a degree qualification and MCIOB is preferred but not essential. You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You will have a construction or project management background and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities that this leading international business has to offer.

Apply now for a confidential discussion.