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Design Manager

  • Location: Newport
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £290 - £365 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: PSR 8876_1507132514
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Job description

My client is a massive main contractor specialising in multi million new build projects across the commercial sector. They are currently seeking a freelance Design Manager for a new build £50m commercial scheme in South Wales. The duration of this position is 16 months.

The successful candidate will have 2 years main contractor experience at least and project experience up to £15m in value. The ideal person be someone that is looking to add a major project to their CV with the aim of progressing to a senior member of a project team in the future. You will report to the senior design manager who is based on site and have a large scope of works to complete.

As the Design Manager on site, your duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Chairing design meetings
  • Liaising with clients, architects and external consultants
  • Managing site audits and creating proactive risk assessments
  • Ensuring sub-contractor compliance with client specifications
  • Ensuring project completion in line with programme
  • Value engineering/ resolving technical and design issues

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