Design Manager

Duties - Design Manager

My client, a large Main Contractor is currently recruiting a Design Manager to work closely alongside Project Managers and Surveyors to manage all aspects of the design production on a a £60 High-rise residential scheme. This is to include managing the release of the design from the consultants as well as from directly employed subcontractors

Key Accountabilities

  • Set design deliverables for each consultant and CDP contractor and schedule drawings, specifications and other design information required for construction.
  • Prepare design programme in conjunction with PM, consultants and CDP contractors.
  • Prepare and agree the IRS with design team and CDP contractors at the outset of the project.
  • For D&B identify and agree drawings/samples for Client satisfaction.
  • For D&B produce a programme of critical dates for Client approvals.
  • Attend/chair design team meetings as necessary during contract.
  • Develop and agree design input/output responsibilities between consultants and subcontractors with design responsibilities.

Skills And Experience

  • Strong industry experience from either an architectural or project management background.
  • Must have experience of a similar role on a project in excess of £10m.
  • Experience of both design and build and traditional contracting.
  • Full driving license

About you

  • You'll have previous leadership experience in the construction industry, along with a degree in a built environment discipline.
  • Ability to supervise projects from inception to completion, whilst exemplifying our commitment to Health & Safety, and ensuring quality and best practice will be second nature to you.
  • Above all, you'll be a confident and credible communicator, who can explain complex issues to sub-contractors and clients at all levels of business. It's a supportive team environment and offers excellent training, healthy work / life balance - they are committed to maintaining the physical and mental wellbeing of all their people.
  • This is a permanent position which offers a fantastic basic salary, car or car allowance, healthcare (BUPA), and excellent bonus scheme too - they offer an excellent holiday package (with holiday purchase scheme) and a flexible working policy (which includes working from home).

For any further information on this Design Manager vacancy please apply with your CV attached or contact Alex Moth @ Linear Recruitment

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