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Design Manager

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Design Manager (Exciting fit out projects)
North West London - Near Harrow
£60,000 - 70,000 + Great Benefits + Ambitious culture + Progression opportunities

An exciting role on offer for a Design Manager looking to join a business experiencing an exciting period of growth, where you will have an opportunity to work on exciting projects, working with high end clients.

Are you a Design Manager looking to play an integral role in the success of multi sector fit outs? Are you looking to join a growing business going through an exciting period of growth? Are you looking to work for a company culture that encourages progression & greater responsibility?

Established for over 15 years this highly regarded company specialise in providing subcontractor packages to Tier 1 fit out contractors focusing on Joinery & drywall developments, covering all elements from design to delivery & handover. Their prime goal is centred around providing the best service possible and delivering specialist, bespoke results to their clients, covering the Joinery & Drywalling aspects of multi sectored interior fit outs & refurbs. They have won several projects and continue to have an exciting pipeline carrying them well into 2023. Due to their success and increased workload, they are looking for an ambitious Design Manager with experience working for a Joinery/Drylining subcontractor.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to massively contribute to a business' ongoing success, assisting on various projects in a dynamic environment, working alongside an established and experienced team. The company actively encourage the development of their staff and pride themselves on a dynamic and supportive culture. As you will be the only Designer in the department this provides progression opportunities to head up the department in the future.
In this role you will report to the directors, liaising closely with the commercial team. Your role Ensuring structural drawings and designs are produced on time, to a high quality, and are easy to decipher, Overseeing the design process using technical expertise, Work with clients to ensure that their expectations are met, Reviewing designs with health and safety in mind.

This role would therefore ideally suit a Designer who enjoys working on fast paced fit outs, bespoke packages and working with a range of high-profile Tier 1 contractors. In turn you will gain experience working on multi sector developments & experience the full project life cycle from design to handover and be succession planned to become a head of department in the future.

The Role

  • Coordinate all design matters relating to a project,
  • Having input into the tendering process (when the main contractor is bidding to win the project in the first place)
  • Managing processes relating to the project's design to ensure that everything is delivered to schedule and budget, working very closely with estimators, quantity surveyors , site managers and other key members of the project team
  • Advising on the selection of materials used and other aspects of procurement
  • Office based role

The Person

  • Design Manager / Head of Design
  • Experience of working Joinery & Drywall packages
  • Ambitious & Keen to learn
  • Must live locally to North West London - Near Harrow

To apply for this role or for to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Ben Ryan at Rise Technical Recruitment.

This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.


Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed