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Assistant Design Manager

  • Location: South West London, London
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Coordinator
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 912883_1572966132
Job description

Position: Assistant Design Manager

Salary: Up to £40,000 Basic salary + benefits package

Location: South West London

Summary:

I am looking an Assistant Design Manager to work for an established main contractor based on a major project in South West London. The project is valued over £80m+ and the client have a really interesting portfolio of work in London.

My client is looking for:

  • Main contracting experience
  • Previous experience of working in a design related role.
  • Site delivery experience.

The ideal candidate would have a background of working for main contractors. You will be reporting directly into the Design Manager and the role of Assistant Design Manager is pivotal part of the the delivery of the project.

My client will consider candidates on a permanent or freelance basis.

Responsibilities and experience:

  • Ensure that the design is compliant with the brief, statutory requirements and AFLs
  • The coordination, delivery, soundness and production of design and tender packages to secure delivery programme
  • Identify and coordinate key interfaces between design team consultants and/or contractors.
  • Managing and monitoring design subcontractor's progress including chairing meetings and site visits as required
  • Review design information to ensure commercial/contractual obligations and all buildability elements to the programme run smoothly, and address issues
  • Coordinate with construction/procurement programmes and manage the design output to ensure compliance with the Integrated Design Programme (IDP)
  • Manages scope and mitigates risk across internal project packages
  • Serves as key participant in design workshops and client meetings as requested. Initiates and drives these workshops where required
  • Promote value engineering and innovation within the design process
  • Managing external consulting engineers including fee proposals, appointments, variations with referral to the Head of Design for approvals
  • Provide technical direction to the consultants

My client can offer a salary up to £40,000 + benefits package. The client are a progressive main contractor who have a strong history in delivery great projects. You will be exposed to a variety which will enhance your career. My client can offer career progression in the Design department for the right candidate.