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Design Manager

  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Car / Allowance + Pension + Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEJ18_1574782673
Job description

Design Manager

My client is looking to appoint a Senior Design Manager. The Company is a principle contractor who will deliver a range of building projects across the UK via a series of networked Regional Offices.

They are a highly successful contractor who has secured a number of new projects across the West Midlands.

The company successfully deliver schemes ranging in value from £10M to £50M within varied sectors including Healthcare, Education, Commercial, Retail, Student Accommodation and Residential.

They are looking to appoint an ambitious Design Manager for a new £25M educational scheme in Staffordshire.

General Responsibilities will include;

  • Assist in the production of contractors proposals
  • Design Programme
  • Value Engineering
  • Produce both the Design Management Plan and BIM Execution Plan and monitor compliance
  • Review of the Design with respect to mitigating H&S issues prior to construction
  • Management of the Design on Site
  • Control the Design Change Process Management
  • Chair Design Team Meetings - Internal and External
  • Develop and Maintain Excellent Customer Relations

Knowledge & Skills required for this role include:

  • Design Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Strong knowledge of construction materials, methods and technology
  • Strong knowledge of planning techniques, procurement and value creation
  • Good knowledge of contracts and contract documentation
  • Good knowledge of health and safety and environmental legislation and issues
  • Knowledge of temporary works