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Senior Design Manager

  • Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance, travel & package
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: 389446NOS

Job description

Senior Design Manager
South Coast
£65 - 75,0000

My top-tier client is looking for an experienced Senior Design Manager specifically for a £150m+ residential, leisure and retail project. The ideal candidate will be looking for career progression, be happy to travel around the region if necessary and have experience across major projects in different sectors

Summary of Role:

Manage the off-site design process on Stage 1 and 2 tenders
Manage the on-site design process
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 understanding of contractual and commercial matters
It is essential that the individual is able to technically critique information for buildability, value and technical correctness/compliance so that we avoid long term defects.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

Tender Stage - Pre-Contract
* Review the Tender Information including the Employer's Information Requirements and any existing Design Team appointments
* Verify that the existing Tender (design) Information is compliant, coordinated, affordable
* Determine, in conjunction with the bid team, the strategy for the completion of all remaining design work
* Select and informally appoint supplementary Design Team members for both Pre and Post Contract Stages
* Produce and agree the Tender Stage Design Programme and Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers
* Produce the 'draft' Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP)
* Engage with 'preferred' specialist subcontractors
* Assist in the technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns
* Review any existing BREEAM Assessments and or undertake a Design Stage Assessments
* Undertake design performance reviews

Project Stage - Post Contract
* Review the Project Information including the Employer's Requirements and Contractor's Proposals
*Produce and agree the Project Stage Design Programme and associated Design Deliverables
*Produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme
*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
* Verify that all new design documentation is compliant, coordinated, affordable and buildable
* Manage the submission and timely approval of all reviewable design data
* 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
* 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 the primary and secondary designers to accompany the monthly CVRs
* Progress the approval of specified design certificates
* Undertake design performance reviews for all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor designers

Candidate will be expect to have a site presence either working on or visiting sites.

Desired: BSc or equivalent in a construction related technical subject such as Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture.

Professional Membership:
Desired: MICE, MCIOB or equivalents

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