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Assistant Design Manager

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  • We are looking for a talented Assistant Design Manager to join our Design Management Team. The role includes contributing to design aspects of tenders and live projects working independently or as part of a team within the regional office and on-site within our Construction East (Cambridge) business.


  • An individual who is looking to progress from their current role as a Graduate Design Manager or is currently working as an Assistant Design Manager. You may be educated to degree or HNC/HND level in a relevant technical, design management or architectural discipline and you will be a member of an industry recognised professional body (CIOB, CIAT). You will have a growing knowledge of the construction industry and typical tender to construction processes.
  • To thrive in our business, you should share our passion for the project at hand and enjoy working in an inclusive and hardworking team environment. At Morgan Sindall Construction our employees work collectively, encouraging and challenging each other to succeed. Across our business we treat everyone equally and have developed a community where voices are heard, and respected.

Area of Responsibilities



  • You will be working within our Construction East division, where you will:
  • Assist the project team in managing design aspects/inputs to the overall project at bid and delivery stages
  • Support the Design/Senior Design Manager to lead and provide a professional, comprehensive and sustainable design service for the customer and key partners / suppliers at bid and delivery stages
  • With support of wider project team, manage and co-ordinate agreed elements of the projects design process through the RIBA design stages. Using Morgan Sindall Design Quality Checklists, review and challenge design consultants information in readiness for construction
  • Ensure understanding and compliance with design management departmental procedures at bid and delivery stages
  • Involvement with ‘design strategy’ and approach and confidence to work independently and with direction from wider project team members
  • Assist the Design/Senior Design Manager to set-up and agree design management regime with the design team
  • Assist with design reviews and co-ordination meetings through preferred document management system Viewpoint 4P
  • Assist with the implementation of the design strategy to deliver co-ordinated design solutions
  • Monitor design team progress against programme, and report to the project team
  • Experience in the main contracting market and prior experience of working on Office/Science & Tech/Education/Healthcare sector beneficial
  • Our working environment encourages individuals to take responsibility and ‘Challenge the Status Quo’ bringing fresh thinking, innovation and where suitable implementing continuous improvements to the projects at bid and delivery stages.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Apr 10, 2024