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Senior Design Manager

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMB003_1565178273
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Job description

My Client is one of the largest and most successful privately-owned construction and development groups in the UK. They work across various sectors including, accommodation, commercial, Education, healthcare, Leisure, Mixed-use, retail and industrial. Due to company growth an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Design Manager to join their existing team.

As Design Manager, you will fully understand and manage the design requirements of the project and provide assistance and guidance to Assistant Design Managers where and when appropriate.

Reporting to the Senior Management team, you will be based out of their office in Manchester and oversee a £50M student accommodation scheme in Coventry.

The main duties for this role will include managing the design process from inception to completion ensuring the design meets expectations. Ensuring the project is completed and delivered to meet the time and budgetary constraints. You will be responsible for the management of Design Consultants and subcontractors to ensure correct and timely delivery of all design related information for the execution of the works on site.

Other duties include;

  • Supporting the procurement department and reviewing payments to ensure all payments are correct and reflect the work undertaken
  • Ensure projects meet deadlines, expectations and budgetary constraints
  • Review the design proposals from the internal and external consultants
  • 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.
  • 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.