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Design Manager

  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car / Allowance + Pension + Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEJ70_1556788404
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Job description

My client is a large regional main building contractor who operates across the West Midlands.

Due to increasing number of new projects they are looking to appoint a Design Manager to join their Midlands Team.

The business will delivery projects ranging in value from £5m to £50m within the sectors of Education, Heritage, Leisure, Commercial and Custodial.

As Design Manager, your first project will be a very unique Educational Project in Rugby. The project forms part of one of the UK's largest urban developments.

The scheme encompasses a mix of buildings to create a large new educational facility. The project value is £30M and the works include both New Build and Refurbishment with extensive heritage works.

As Project Design Lead for the project you will be reporting to the Regional Design Manager and have the following accountability:-
  • Operate design management with a high level of commercial, contractual, technical and programme awareness
  • Ensure that Group Standards and QA standards are recognised
  • Leadership of the design teams
  • Operate a value management and value engineering approach
  • Encourage and inspire design consultants to produce their best work using their full flair, experience, resources and talents; all within cost restraints
  • Provide a professional and comprehensive design service to the client
  • Aspire to the highest standards of quality, service and business performance
  • Strive to eliminate risk
  • Achieve project targets
  • Ensure the design process recognises current legislation, Standards and Codes of Practice, where appropriate
  • Strive for continuous improvement

Applicants should hold an architectural background and have experience of working with a principle contractor.