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Design Manager / Technical Manager - Main Contractor - Gatwick

  • Location: Gatwick, West Sussex
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £300 - £350 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: LSH-FL281_1521029547
Job description

Your Role

Senior Design Manager

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Design Manager for UK based Contractor with projects based in the Surrey, East Sussex and South London. The main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and integrate the activities of our external design consultants. Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities, to control and interrogate the activities of external design consultants.

Your Responsibilities
  • Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase
  • Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities
  • Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer's Requirements
  • Production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments
  • Manage our design process via external consultants
  • Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design
  • Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates
  • Review Sub contractor design proposals
  • Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers
  • Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed
  • Facilitate the completion of a project risk register
  • Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required

Your Key Skills and Qualifications
  • Commercial awareness
  • Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes
  • Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage
  • Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
  • Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures