Design Manager

  • Central London / West End, United Kingdom

Job Description

Our Client is looking to hire a design manger that will ensure our Clients core values are achieved of Zero Incidents through the delivery of a safe design aligned with CDM 2015 regulations delivering a project that is safe to construct and maintain, supports Zero Defects through focussed management of the design procedures delivering a design that is validated formally via reviewable design data (RDD) and that Zero Delays occur through careful attention and monitoring of an integrated design programme.

Key Responsibilities
• Have input into the selection of the design team.
• Agree the design team’s responsibilities, scope of services and deliverables
• Agree tender and construction programme with the design team
• Hold and minute regular design meetings and involve critical sub-contractors as necessary
• Advise on the selection of specialist sub-contractors and sub-consultants
• Obtain fees for all specialist consultants and sub-consultants
• Consider alternative building methods, sub-contractor and materials
• Consider and resolve all statutory requirements
• Review and co-ordinate package interfaces
• Assist in the production of the Contractors Proposals
• Attend selection interview when required.
• Produce and maintain a Risk & Opportunity Schedule
• Produce and maintain tender Querv Schedule
• Review EiR document and ensure compliance with BIM requirements
• Ensure a Pre-BEP is in place where necessary
• Ensure compliance with the ‘Designed for Excellence’ design procedures

Experience & Skills

• Understand the different Client procurement routes

• Be able to manage a full design team and oversee design manager and design coordinators

• Experience of working at pre-construction stage
• Understanding of D&B contracts
• Commercial awareness
• Experience of site/contract procedures
• Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
• Good working knowledge of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.
• Time management
• Be able to use Microsoft Word / Excel / PowerPoint (Intermediate)
• Be able to use View Point for Projects (4Projects)
• BIM project procedures

Required Training

• Degree in construction related role
• Minimum twelve years construction industry experience

Desirable Training

  • CDM awareness
  • H&S training – IOSH / SSMSTS
  • Commercial awareness
  • MEP for non-MEP managers
  • Revit software training
  • BIM awareness
  • Navisworks
  • Managing meetings
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict resolutions
  • Performance management
  • Planning & programming

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