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Design Manager

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £65k - 70k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Sadek Rahman
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 7437513
  • Expiry Date: 21 February 2023
  • Job Ref: 400314SRA

Are you an experienced Design Manager with a proven record of managing all design aspects of a project from tender through to completion? We are exclusively working with a Tier 1 Main Contractor on their requirement for Design Manager on their Healthcare project in Derby.

Duties include:

• Establish the quality of the design and verify the stage of design development and whether any elements of the design do not comply with the Employers Requirements.
• Identify, detail and evaluate areas where the compliant design could be improved such that a better value solution could be offered in the project / tender submission.
• Identify any errors or omissions in the tender/project information, and provide advice on any such errors or omissions for inclusion on the Risk and Opportunities Schedule.
• Confirm the design is compliant with Statutory Requirements including the Planning Permission, Building Regulations, CDM regulations and any Contract specified Design Standards and Codes of Practice.
• Assess, in conjunction with the Planning Manager, the suitability of the proposed design about the proposed method and sequence of construction and provide advice regarding proposed changes to the design.
• Demonstrate design leadership qualities to encourage effective design team and construction team co-ordination and collaborative working to meet the Project goal.

The successful Design Manager will have:

• Be a member of a professional body (e.g., CIOB, RICS, ICE, RIBA)
• Experience of working within the construction industry, specifically on design and build, new build and refurbishment projects
• Good knowledge of current CDM and Building Regulations
• Experience as Design Manager on £40m + projects
• Client engagement experience
• P21-22, NEC3 Contracts and Healthcare experience would be an advantage

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Sadek directly or click Apply Now and submit your CV.