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Senior Design Manager

  • Salary: £50000.00 - £67000.00 per annum + car allowance
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH383935

Job description

We are currently looking for a Senior Design Manager for a large South West Contractors on a Permanent basis.

Summary of Role:
To manage the off site design process on Stage 1 and 2 tenders, commencing at 'RIBA Stage 2 or 3 - Concept or Developed Design', in accordance with the Design Management processes and procedures.
Manage the on site design process at 'RIBA Stage 4 and 5 - Technical Design and Construction', in accordance with the Design Management processes and procedures.
Note: in instances where support from an Building Services Manager is unavailable then the Design Manager is responsible for the successful discharge of their Specific Tasks and Responsibilities.

Tasks & Responsibilities:
* Review the Tender Information including the Employer's Information Requirements and any existing Design Team appointments and determine the scope and extent of all remaining design work, prior to the Tender Start-up meeting
* Verify that the existing Tender (design) Information is compliant, coordinated, affordable (within the existing budget) and buildable prior to the Tender Settlement meeting
* Determine, in conjunction with the bid team, the strategy for the completion of all remaining design work
* Assess / audit all novated Design Team members and if applicable negotiate any additional services
* Prepare and issue fee enquiries for supplementary Design Team members
* Select and informally appoint supplementary Design Team members for both Pre and Post Contract Stages
* Prepare and issue fee enquiries for any additional survey work and or reports
* Produce and agree the Tender Stage Design Programme and Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor / report on progress
* Produce and agree the Project Stage 'draft' Design Programme, Design Deliverables and Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule
* Establish a Common Data Environment
* Produce the 'draft' Design Management Plan and BIM Execution Plan
* Develop, in conjunction with the Design Team, competitive, technically robust design and engineering solutions that respond to the Employer's Requirements
* Engage with 'preferred' specialist subcontractors to develop innovative design solutions and close out design interfaces
* Compile a schedule of design assumptions, design opportunities and design risks (HSE/CDM) identified during the Tender Stage design process
* Review the Project Information including the Employer's Requirements, Contractor's Proposals and formally appoint the Design Team and consultants and brief the Design Team on their contractual obligations and their corresponding duties
* Agree, in conjunction with the site team, the specialist subcontractor procurement strategy

The right individual will also need to be able to 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
As well as produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme and to monitor / report on progress to ensure overall progress against programme is maintained

Appointment required early Summer 2018 to allow design development and co-ordination throughout the pre-contract period.

CSCS: Valid CSCS Required

Excellent salary and benefits package included

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