Senior Design Manager

Senior Design Manager
London, Mayfair
Posted 3 weeks ago

Location: London – Mayfair

Company Overview:

Our client is a construction company specialising in luxury residential projects. With a reputation for delivering exceptional quality and craftsmanship, we are committed to creating bespoke living spaces that exceed our clients’ expectations. As we expand our portfolio, we seek a talented Senior Design Manager to join our team and lead the design process for our high-end residential projects.

Job Description:

The Senior Design Manager will be vital in overseeing the design development and coordination of our luxury residential projects from conception to completion. This position requires a highly skilled individual with a robust architecture or engineering background and proven experience managing complex residential designs.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design team in developing innovative and aesthetically pleasing concepts for high-end residential developments, ensuring alignment with the project vision, client requirements, and budgetary constraints.
  • Collaborate closely with external and internal stakeholders, including project managers, architects, engineers, and interior designers, to integrate design solutions seamlessly into the overall project delivery process.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of architectural drawings, specifications, and other design documentation to ensure accuracy, compliance with building codes, and adherence to project timelines.
  • Manage the coordination of consultants and external design partners, including structural and MEP engineers, to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and resolve design conflicts.
  • Conduct regular design reviews and presentations to stakeholders, providing clear and concise communication of design intent, progress updates, and recommendations for the resolution of design-related issues.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in residential design, and integrate innovative design solutions and sustainable principles into project designs where appropriate.
  • Foster a culture of creativity, excellence, and continuous improvement within the design team, mentoring juniors.
  • Collaborate closely with the commercial team to prepare project packages, assess variations, and address changes effectively.
  • Oversee, monitor, and ensure adherence to design program deadlines, proactively managing any challenges to maintain project timelines.
  • Take ownership of Information Release Schedules (IRS), ensuring timely and accurate dissemination of design information to relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in architectural design and project management, focusing on high-end residential projects.
  • Have a proven track record of successfully delivering complex residential designs from concept to completion, demonstrating strong design sensibility, technical proficiency, and attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge of building regulations, zoning codes, and construction standards applicable to residential developments.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and other design software tools.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and communicate design concepts to clients and stakeholders.
  • Professional accreditation (e.g., RIBA, AIA, CEng) is desirable but not essential.

Join us and become an integral part of a vibrant team committed to setting new standards in luxury residential living. Experience a supportive work environment where your creativity and innovation will flourish. We prioritise collaboration, personal growth, ensuring every team member feels valued and empowered to contribute their best.

Contact:

For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Michaela Francis at 01256 817878, email: mfrancis@roberthurstltd.co.uk, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
DurationPermanent
ContactMichaela Francis

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