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Design Manager

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM0109_1526985762
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Job description

My client is a global business with a strong track record of delivering construction and engineering projects. The company carry out work across all sectors including; office, hospitality/leisure and education with the target value of projects ranging from £5-50m. They have ambitious growth plans and an opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager to join their team.

As Design Manager, you will be required to work on 2 projects across the North West, for example, a £23M residential project + one other dependent on current and future work.

Duties include;
  • Working with the tender team to develop the Contractor's Proposals document
  • Managing the design team, the design development process and the interface with specialist sub-contract design
  • Ensuring designs are developed within the constraints of the contract, the requirements of the output specification and the commercial objectives.
  • Co-ordinating the whole design process and working closely with the client, employer's representatives, design team and legislative bodies.
  • Ensuring designs develop in accordance with the requirements of the design, procurement & construction programmes and company procedures.
  • Managing the document control process, supported by a document controller.
  • Organising and chairing design co-ordination and design progress meetings with the design team and sub-contractors and ensuring that design risk assessments are produced.
  • Preparing formal progress reports on the design process.
  • Maintaining a professional approach with clients and their professional teams, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Developing 3D design and BIM technology