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Design Manager

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Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Design Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Company Description


About Inhabit

Inhabit is an innovative consulting group exclusively focused on providing specialist engineering services with offices in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. We partner with some of the world's most well-known
architects, builders and industry regulatory authorities in the development and creation of sustainable, built
environments that redefine 'Living Engineering'.

Our vision: To be the world's leading Specialist Engineering Services Provider and recognised
leader at producing works of exceptional quality and value.

Our mission: To build, better, more efficient buildings and to set benchmarks for continuing improvement in international building standards.

We have a collaborative approach that unites the experience and expertise of our people across our international network of offices. Our clients are traditional engineers, architects and those who are involved in changing our built environment with vision and sustainability as the focus.

Job description

List of responsibilities


The Facade Design Manager forms part of the Design team within the global structure of the company and
assumes general responsibilities that proactively contribute to the growth of Façade Design capabilities and all other disciplines across the globe.

This includes responsibility for all design, documentation, administration and compliance with project constraints undertaken for Façade and all other disciplines.

You will also need to fulfil legal responsibilities commensurate with your position.

The following is an overview of the responsibilities and performance standards required of the Facade Design


 Duties include but not limited to:


  • The main contact for the project design team and ensure project deliverables are met
  • Coordinate and develop delivery systems with the Dubai Office for Project Documentation as required
  • Build the design discipline and team in London
  • Produce details of façade systems based on architectural sketches and assist in the delivery of detailed façade tender packages
  • Provide 2D drafting using Autocad software for architectural documentation and detailed working drawings such as architectural façade tender submissions and shop drawing packages for Façade/Curtain wall projects and prepare material schedules
  • Provide 3D drafting using AutoCAD, Rhino, Solidworks and/or Sketchup Pro to develop 3-dimensional details for design development and/or drawing documentation as required
  • Interpret and produce fabrication-level detailed drawings, sketches and written instructions
  • Coordinate with the relevant parties to raise/resolve project-related issues which could affect the delivery
    of the documentation
  • Maintain internal document control of drawings and changes in accordance with Inhabit standards
  • Review and evaluate design deliverables to ensure buildability and compliance, liaising with the client’s
    design team and specialist suppliers

Skills and Experience


  •  Master's degree in Architecture (or 5-year equivalent) or Bachelor's degree in Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Significant experience working in the construction industry
  • Extensive familiarity with façade systems, façade design, materials and fabrication/manufacture
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to hand sketch for presentation purposes
  • Client and team-focused
  • Knowledge of relevant standards and codes for façades and services
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Be flexible to meet the varied demands of the role



You must have the right to work in the UK 


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.


Inhabit is a part of the Egis group of companies. To learn more visit

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required