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Design Manager

  • Salary: £54000.00 - £59000.00 per annum
  • Location: Poole, Dorset
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 390315NOS

Job description

Job Title: Design Manager

Summary of Role:
The individual will be taken on to run the design teams for the construction stage of a major healthcare project but may be required to work on other projects at the same time where resource is required to relieve pressure.
The candidate will be expected to lead a multi-disciplined design team and must be able to command leadership and respect.
Ability to produce and manage design programmes is essential along with a good understand of contractual and commercial matters.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
* Assist the Regional/Senior Design Manager in discharging their tender stage tasks and responsibilities
* Review the Project Information including the Employer's Requirements, Contractor's Proposals and Design Team appointments to brief the Design Team on their contractual obligations and their corresponding duties
* Agree, in conjunction with the site team, the specialist subcontractor procurement strategy
o Produce and agree the Project Stage Design Programme and associated Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor / report on progress
o Produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme
o Monitor / report on progress to ensure overall progress against programme is maintained
* Establish and agree the project Common Data Environment (CDE), the project file structure, virtual file links, email file links, security rights, work flows and voting rights
* Establish the frequency and content for all design coordination workshops and progress meetings
* Produce the project specific Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and monitor compliance
* Close out design assumptions, design opportunities (VE), design risks (HSE/CDM) made during the early stages of the design or the tender process
* Verify that all new design documentation is compliant, coordinated, affordable and buildable on a weekly basis in accordance with the DMP
* Manage the submission and timely approval of all reviewable design data
* Assist in the commercial and technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns, establish interfaces and review alternative design
* Prepare technical submissions for alternative designs, system, component, product and or material proposals for client approval
* Progress the discharge of all outstanding Planning Conditions and the approval of all Building Regulation matters
* Manage the post contract change control process in accordance with the DMP
* Ensure all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor Design Risk Assessments are produced for review and approval
* Chair and record the outcomes of all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor design workshops/meetings
* Obtain responses to primary, secondary designers' TQs from the client's team and specialist subcontractor TQs from the primary designers
* Monitor the production and quality of all design documentation against the agreed Design Quality / Key Performance Indicators
* Review and approve primary and secondary designers' Applications for Payment
* Obtain Design Reports from primary and secondary designers to accompany the monthly CVRs
* Progress the approval of all specified design certificates including, CDM, BREEAM, Secure by Design
* Ensure that all changes to primary and secondary design work are incorporated in the As-Built design documentation
* Undertake design performance reviews for all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor designers
* Assist the Document Controller in archiving all final issue design documentation, for all As-Built Drawings, O&M Manuals, Health and Safety File and Post Construction Stage BREEAM certificate
* Undertake or commission design autopsies on primary / secondary design defects
* Produce a project specific Best Practice / Lessons Learnt paper

Candidate will be expect to have a site presence either working on or visiting sites.
BSc or equivalent in a construction related technical subject such as Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture.
Professional Membership:
MICE, MCIOB or equivalents
Relevant Experience:
Healthcare P21+ P22

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