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Design Manager


Fawkes and Reece are currently assisting a long standing Tier 1 Main Contractor with their search for a Design Manager to be based on site in Surrey. My client are a progressive business with a long term vision, family owned and operating since the 1800's. They hold a strong track record of successfully undertaking large, complex, multidisciplinary programmes and are recognised by their global clients as world leaders in safe delivery. They work across several sectors including Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Data centres and Residential.

They have a number of key projects throughout Europe for pharmaceutical, retail and technology. By joining the business, you can play your part in delivering key projects that will continue their 160-year legacy. You will be welcomed by a brilliant Design team and a vision of providing exceptionally high levels of construction expertise and customer service by employing, training and motivating capable staff.

The role:

As Design Manager, you will be responsible for the management of all design functions on an individual or a number of projects. The role will encompass the entire project life cycle including the development of the design during the pre-construction phase through to delivery on site including handover. You will be expected to manage and develop a small team of Design Managers on your project(s).

Ideally you'll have:

  • A strong track record of ensuring quality design information is provided in accordance with project requirements.
  • Experience of preparation of tender reports, fee budgets and identification of design risk and opportunities.
  • Management of external design consultants

Whats in it for you?

  • Performance-related progression opportunities.
  • Market leading remuneration package inclusive of private healthcare, car allowance, great pension scheme and bonus
  • Flexible working policy to ensure a good work/life balance for employees

Please get in touch with Francesca Cainelli at Fawkes and Reece via our Office number. if this position sounds of interest and you would like to apply, please follow the link and upload your most recent CV.

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About Fawkes & Reece

Fawkes & Reece

As one of the UK's leading Technical Recruitment Consultancies, Fawkes & Reece provides a high quality recruitment service that is built around the ethos of working closely with our clients and job seekers in order to find the ideal match.

Specialising in the Technical Recruitment sector we recruit for a dedicated client base of over 5,000 leading organisations covering: Construction and Engineering, Residential Development, Housing Management, Town Planning, Regeneration, Highways, Traffic & Transportation and the Surveying and Property sectors.

In order to deliver consistency and high service levels we have dedicated teams of consultants specialising in key industry sectors. Our consultants are trained in all aspects of the recruitment process to ensure they can manage a vacancy from the early stages, communicate with all parties and professionally take the vacancy through to the successful placement.

Setting high service standards Fawkes & Reece continue to invest heavily in internal and external training courses in order to continually improve and develop our service and support all our consultants to become REC qualified.

United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £65,000 to £75,000 per year
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    + package
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    Fawkes & Reece
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    VAC - 76484
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