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Design Manager

  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMSB002_1569254037
Job description

My client is an international family run business with a vast amount of experience in the construction industry. The company carry out work across all sectors. They turnover in excess of £1Billion, they have ambitious growth plans and an opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager who wants to develop in their career to join their team in the Midlands.

As Design Manager, you will report into the Pre-Con Director. You will fully understand and manage the design requirements of projects and oversee the design of high-profile schemes from inception through to completion. Other duties include;

  • 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.
  • Authorise the RFC (Released for Construction) and RFP (released For Procurement) status.
  • Manage the designing subcontractors (for the design only) when delegated by the Project Director/Manager
  • 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.

Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate must have at least 6 years' experience in the construction industry
  • You will be degree qualified in a construction related role.
  • You must understand Design and Build contracts.
  • You will have a good working knowledge of building regulations and planning permission procedures
  • You will be IT literate, in particular, Microsoft Word/Excel and PowerPoint and you must be familiar with View Point for Projects (4Projects).
  • You will be an ambitious individual, take pride in what you produce and have good communication skills