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Senior Design Manager

  • Location: Billericay, Essex
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Design Manager
  • Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEB-PCON074_1501159370
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Job description

Position: Senior Design Manager (Pre-Construction), Essex

Salary: £85,000 - 95,000 + Car / Car allowance + Pension + Health

Region: South East

Industry: Construction

My client is seeking a Senior Design Manager mainly covering pre-construction work. The organisation is a regional South East building contractor who has a reputation in delivering high quality schemes ranging from £20M to £100M. The company carry out work across all sectors; however their reputation is strong in the sectors of Commercial, Leisure, Industrial & Retail.

As the Pre-Construction Senior Design Manager you would be working office based covering all pre construction aspects across a variety of construction projects.

  • Comprehensive understanding of design issues pertaining to a major new build scheme.
  • Ability to understand, dissect and reassemble complex design information.
  • Experience of leading design teams or as a senior design manager for a reputable Design and Build contractor.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and influencing skills (both upstream and downstream).
  • Value engineering
  • Experience of single and two-stage tender
  • Main Contracting background/ stable career history
  • Multi-sector experience
  • Able to provide design solutions that are efficient to construct
  • Track record of managing external design consultants including writing of scope of deliverables and programme of design deliverables

Duties & Core Competences will include:
  • Design, manage and coordinate the procurement, pre-construction design and completion of hand over documentation.
  • To manage the development of the design in accordance with the project commercial objectives
  • To co-ordinate the development of sub-contractors designs with the clients design teams and other sub contractors.
  • To manage the approval process of sub-contractors drawings, material submittals and the RFI process.
  • Implement and comply with the safety, quality and environmental systems and standards.
  • Lead value management and value engineering exercises.
  • Liaise with all disciplines on matters of design development or the development of sub contractor designed elements.
  • Co-ordinate interfaces between sub-contractor packages and with areas designed by the Architect/Engineer. Ensure that joint sub contractor workshops are held and recorded to resolve interface detailing issues.
  • Check compatibility and practicality and designed tolerances.
  • Check design co-ordination meetings with the design team and sub-contractors, ensure design risk assessments are produced.
  • Management of site document control systems, including maintenance of the document registers.
  • Management and co-ordination of documentation required to achieve Practical Completion.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to find out more or be considered for this role then please contact Sam Bell at PSR Solutions on 0203 800 0065 or respond to this advert. This role is based in Essex and is commutable from surrounding areas.