Retrofit Design Manager

£54000 - £55000 Per Annum Up to £55,000 plus package
08 May 2013
05 Jun 2013
Tim Hall
Contract Type
Full Time
Retrofit Design Manager
Salary: up to £55,000 +package
Location: Home based with frequent travel to Hertfordshire
Job Type: permanent
Consultant: Tim Hall
Ref: RDME3

The Organisation

The Green Recruitment Company are currently working for a leading international construction company with a world class reputation who work with a range of clients. They are currently looking to add a Retrofit Design Manager to their team.

The Role

Our client is currently looking for a Design Manager to join their Energy Services team responsible for delivering whole building energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions.


• Developing cost effective and technically sound solutions to design problems.
• Providing support in the technical aspect of the bid process and identifying any problems with bids.
• Ensuring all schemes and design solutions meet all necessary statutory and regulatory approvals.
• Preparing, monitoring and reporting on all aspects of the design process.
• Manage the design process to agreed deadlines and promote integration of disciplines.
• Select, manage and appoint consultants to ensure that they perform in line with their deed and agreed scope of services.
• Conduct role in a way which is consistent with the company`s sustainability objectives.
• Provide training and guidance to operational teams.
• Monitor quality and technical compliance of works in progress on site.

Candidate requirements

• Contracting experience of at least 7 years.
• Various forms of construction technology.
• Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
• An understanding of CAD/BIM.
• Controlling costs, time and quality in line with targets.
• Multiple or large scale project delivery.
• Reading and accurately interpreting drawings and technical specifications.
• Ensuring project team(s) understanding of drawings and technical specifications.
• Ability to use and navigate design package software.
• Management of multi-disciplinary teams.
• Playing an active role which positively contributes to a team.
• Interaction with customers.
• Managing of specialist designers.
• Line management.

Qualifications and Memberships

• Good demonstrable standard of written and spoken English.
• Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc).
• Construction related degree desirable

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.
To apply for this role please contact us at:
Tim Hall
or +44 (0) 203 002 2877