Design Manager- Hampshire - Construction - Perm

Posted 20 July by Options Resourcing Ltd
A leading tier 1 contractor specialising in the construction of Accommodation, Retail, Health, Education, Commercial and Housing schemes are looking to add a Senior Design Manager to join their business at a time of great growth and opportunity. With offices throughout the UK - this role is based in Southampton.

The role:

This is a Senior Design Managers role,, reporting to the Pre Construction Manager / Director. The role could be office and site based overseeing the design element of various projects to £30M in value.

You will be a highly motivated and ambitious individual with the energy and drive to deliver from a design point of view projects within budget and maximising profitability. For achieving this there is a very attractive package available.

You will need to be able to undertake the following responsibilities:
* Take responsibility for reviewing the quality of the design information provided at the tender stage and undertake a full gap analysis to advise the bid team of any design shortfalls
* Ensure design solutions are based on the agreed bid strategy, cost and business needs
* Ensure that designers comply with company / QA protocol
* Ensure that the agreed design is in line with Tender Documentation
* Provides advice on build ability and quality
* Liaise with Bid Managers to agree design management support / input to bid teams
* Discuss and agree with appointed / nominated consultants the responsibilities for developing the design, agree appointments, scope of services, fees and design programme to be provided
* Interview, select, and appoint the appropriate design consultants, design subcontractors, planning and building regulation and other statutory bodies as appropriate
* Organise and chair design progress and value engineering workshops
* Liaise with all relevant statutory authorities with regard to their relevant requirements
* Prepare detailed design review and design gap analysis for all tenders and projects
* Assist in tender reviews and settlements
* Represent the company on D&B matters, including attending meetings with potential clients and representatives, and maintain the corporate image
* Keep abreast of current developments within the industry and identify need for changes in current practice
* Experience of working on multiple projects up to value of £25 million

This is a permanent role with excellent career progression. Package comes with an attractive salary, car /car allowance + benefits package

Required skills

  • construction
  • design manager

Application questions

Are you a design manager?
Do you have experience in the construction industry?

Reference: 35684464

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