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Design Manager

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMC001_1552473146
Job description

My Client operates throughout the UK providing a construction service delivering turn-key projects to a number of repeat business clients. They have an extensive portfolio of Design & Build schemes focusing on the student accommodation, private rental and hotel sectors. The company are situated in the Lancashire area and they have an abundance of work in the North West.

They have an exciting opportunity for 2 Design Managers to join a new team that is currently being established. Project values typically range from £8M to £45M.

As Design Manager you will report into the Pre-Construction Director, you will be allocated 2 live schemes as well as input into pre-con stages of negotiated contracts.

The main duties for this role will include managing the design process from inception to completion, ensuring the design meets expectations. Ensuring the project is completed and delivered to meet the time and budgetary constraints. You will review the design proposals and ensure the most competitive and effective solution is arrived at.

Other duties include;
  • Supporting the procurement department and reviewing payments to ensure all payments are correct and reflect the work undertaken
  • Ensure projects meet deadlines, expectations and budgetary constraints
  • Review the design proposals from the internal and external consultants
  • Organise, participate and record Design Review Meetings
  • Co-ordinate the Planning Submission
  • Co-ordinate early Building Control input into design principles
  • Responsible for the timely close-out of Design Corrective and Preventive actions, Non-conformance.
  • Prepare consultant deliverables in line with procurement programme.
  • Manage interface with related issues of decants, phasing and enabling works
  • Co-ordinate the Reviewable Design Data approval process
  • Co-ordinate the Planning Submission and Approval processes
  • Co-ordinate the building control submissions and approval.