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Design Manager


Barking, London



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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager on a scheme in the vibrant town of Barking, East London. The scheme will comprise of 600 PRS apartments across four blocks, value circa £115m.

We are keen to get an experienced Design Manager to join our team to drive the project forward, you can expect from us a dynamic & stimulating environment to work in and fantastic experience working for the JRL Group. As a group project we have 12 of our subsidiaries contracted to this project.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Design Team,  the design development and design review process
  • Manage and monitor design delivery against agreed deliverable dates, and report to SDM on performance issues
  • Be responsible for developing the design programme with consultants and planner for bids or projects.
  • Produce agree and manage, with all relevant parties, a realistic design programme and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements.
  • Manage the design on site with where appropriate the assistance of other site based resource implementing the design management procedures to ensure the timely production of information.
  • Ensure that all design deliverables are reviewed to establish they are within budget, are fully coordinated and are buildable
  • Where nominated control design change process management.
  • Provide guidance to the project team on design related issues.
  • Identify design requirements for the bid from the clients brief
  • Develop and compile the design proposals for inclusion within the contractors documentation
  • Appoint the design team, agree schedules of responsibilities and fee agreements for services/design deliverables and resourcing requirements


Benefits of working with the JRL Group:

  • Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Possible career growth for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department
  • Team bonding events
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office
  • We endeavor to work closely with chosen charities which we encourage our employees to participate and contribute
  • Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner