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  • Salary: £75-85k basic + package
  • Location: London & South East
  • Posted: 18/11/2022

Senior Design Manager, Residential Product Design (Volumetric / MMC)
Developer / Main Contractor JV
3 days London / Home Counties, 2 days flexible working
£75-85k basic + package


The Client


An excellent opportunity has arisen to join an exciting Joint Venture business in Residential Development, working for one of the most reputable Construction Groups in the world, and at the cutting edge of Modern Methods in Construction (MMC) and Sustainable Design & Construction.


Working with it’s strategic partners, this Divisional business has built upon the success of Residential concept that has delivered more than 15,000 sustainable homes to date. They are now building on several sites in the UK.


With a business model priced towards local 1st time buyers as well as investors and partnership homes, they are well positioned, resilient to market conditions, and financially secure.


Furthermore, their industry reputation and track record for developing and retaining staff is amongst the best of any client we’ve worked with, as a testament to their positive working culture.


The Role: Product Design Manager / Senior Design Manager


We are currently looking for a Product Design Manager to work closely with their Senior Management team.


This is an interesting, rewarding, and pivotal role within the business. Managing the external design team and the integrated Design process with the modular supply partners, and overseeing and managing the process for renewed NHBC certifications.


We believe this is a role which would suit an experienced person who thoroughly understands the Design Management process within a Tier 1 Contractor, and who has the personality, organisation, and confidence to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. This could be:


A Technical / Design Manager with 5+ years of largely relevant sector experience in Residential and possibly sustainable products and MMC, and the demonstrable aptitude / personality to perform the role.

A Senior Technical / Design Manager with experience of managing major Design & Build projects (Building £30m+).

Or a current / former Regional Design Manager who wants to look after all Product Design Manager working autonomously.


Qualifications and Experience


o 5-10+ years’ experience of Design Management with a Main Contractor or Technical Management with a Residential Developer building large high-rise apartments or non-traditional homes.
o Will have managed an external consultant design team on Building projects, typically including those upwards of £30m+ in value (Including Architect, Civil / Structural, and specialist Design Engineers).
o Highly organised and pro-active at problem solving.
o High Rise or Modular Residential experience would be desirable.
o Experience of dealing with managing the NHBC product certification process is desirable.
o Ideally Degree and/or Professionally Qualified as a Builder, Engineer, or Architect.


Location: Commutable to offices based North London / Home Counties.

Office based at least 3 days a week with occasional travel to suppliers.

Please contact Jamie Orr if you would like to discuss this role in more detail

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