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Design Manager

Ref: JN -092019-68040
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
UK, South West & Wales
Construction & Engineering, Design Management
11th September 2019
Job Type

Position: Design Manager

Salary: up to 60,000 DOE with strong benefits including company car/car allowance, pension, holiday, private medical etc

Location: South West England

As a result of ongoing strategic growth, a major tier one contractor is currently seeking to attract a Design Manger to work on a major project in the Devon region which is an accommodation, offices and communal area build project in the region of £10 million in value.

They are looking for an imaginative, highly technical individual to join their business and support in the technical delivery of this project and others in the future. You will have the opportunity work on some of the most prestigious and technically challenging projects across the South West and the UK.

Role Overview:

The Design Manager is responsible for the management of the design on a specific bid or project as well as to manage the design process to comply with the policies and procedures contained within their governance systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify design requirements for the bid from the clients brief
  • To deliver the correct design by realising the design opportunities and mitigating the risks to ensure bid winning solutions or projects can be delivered Select and assess design team or if novated undertake appropriate checks
  • Appoint the design team, agree schedules of responsibilities and fee agreements for services/design deliverables and resourcing requirements
  • Manage the Design Team, the design development and design review process
  • Manage and monitor performance of consultants to liaise with Statutory Bodies or Statutory Authorities for compliance sign off
  • Undertake regular site inspections to make sure the built product meets design intent and take appropriate action if not
  • Manage and monitor design delivery against agreed deliverable dates, and report to project team
  • Report to Area/Senior DM on progress and performance issues
  • Be responsible for developing the design programme with consultants and planner for bids or projects.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant construction qualification
  • Hold a relevant chartered Membership of a Professional Institute or working towards gaining membership
  • A valid CSCS card is required
  • Maintain working knowledge of industry standards & technical innovations
  • Ability to influence the design, without designing
  • Good understanding of BIM and software required to manage the process
  • To have a flexible and positive approach towards change
  • Be a strong influence, organised and methodical
  • Team Player - Treats everyone with personal and professional respect
  • Openly & willingly listens to others & challenges inappropriate behaviour

Please do not hesitate to contact Joshua Misailidis on or alternatively call on 020 7478 2576 in confidence for a more comprehensive discussion surrounding what we feel is an excellent opportunity for a Design Manager.

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