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Design Manager

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £0 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Georgeta Dima
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 389 8245
  • Expiry Date: 14 February 2024
  • Job Ref: 405410GDI

My Client a Leading Main Contractor is looking for an experienced Design Manager to join their division in the Reading area .

Job Description

Responsible for the management and delivery of design information in accordance with the agreed design programme and deliverable schedule (which may encompass input at both pre-construction and construction stage of a project). Responsible for the production of design programmes, design scopes, design responsibility matrix, appointments, schedules to record progress, upline reporting, attending/chairing necessary meetings and workshops. Responsible for ensuring that the design is compliant to relevant legislation and technical requirements.

Salary 75K plus packages this will be based on experience
Location: Reading

Required : Life Science ,health care GMP experience
Start date: Asap
Duties & Responsibilities

• Managing the contract specifications, drawings and related documents
• Issuing and closing out any Requests for Information that arise
• Chairing design team meetings and leading the process with the consultants and subcontract designers.
• Submitting design information to the client team
• Ensuring BREEAM compliance where required on projects in support of (and with) the sustainability team.
• Coordinating the submission of information to ensure all planning conditions are discharged, with support of the Planning Consultant/Lead Designer
• Leading design review workshops with consultant and subcontract design teams to ensure clear understanding of design and technical submissions.
• Carrying out technical reviews of proposed works
• Coordinating the submission of information to satisfy Building Control compliance in support of the Building Control Officer
• Managing the design process and issue of information release schedules
• Providing input and design reviews into the procurement process
• Assisting with the collation of the O&M Health and Safety file (as requested by Document Controller)
• Providing design & technical support to project management teams
• Review and offer advice value engineering opportunities.
• To work to the Company’s Quality, Environmental and Safety Management System standards and performance criteria including delivering the objectives set
• To co-operate on matters of health and safety and follow the training provided. To take reasonable care of personal and other’s health and safety at all times.
• Investigate and capitalise on repeat business opportunities on live sites.
• To maintain and nurture strong relationships with external parties providing mutual benefits and promote teamwork and co-operation across all departments internally to maximise team and business goals.
• To ensure that department operations are conducted in accordance with the Company’s Health & Safety policy. Ensure suitable and sufficient risk assessments are conducted considering both colleagues and contractors/customers and introduce measures to reduce the risks to as low a level as reasonably practicable.
• To encourage and support your team in enhancing their performance by providing direction, regular feedback, and development opportunities.
• Any other duties consistent with the role of Design Manager as may be required from time to time.
• Extensive experience in an engineering or architectural background
• Experience of managing design teams
• Awareness of and adherence to company policies and health and safety requirements
• Ability to undertake project planning, project management and work to budgets.
• Commitment to continual learning to refine, further develop and apply expertise to add distinctive value to the Company.
• Experience of successfully embedding change in an organisation
• Commercially astute with a broad business understanding
• Excellent IT skills – proficient in suite of Microsoft programmes (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Additional Information

If is of your interest send the latest version of your cv to or call 07501475102