Design Manager

Location
Southampton
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
JBA/1270479
Contact
Cobalt Recruitment
Sector
Architecture
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent

DESIGN MANAGER | HAMPSHIRE | MAIN CONTRACTOR

My Client is looking to recruit a Design Manager to support the team in Hampshire.

Duties:

To co-ordinate and integrate the activities of Design Consultants.
Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities.
Working on new build projects in the Education, Health, Retail and Commercial sectors with values up to c£50m.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the design process.
  • Attend prequalification interviews and presentations.
  • Lead design meetings.
  • Manage our design process via external consultants.
  • Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates.
  • Review Sub contractor design proposals.
  • Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers
  • Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed
  • Introduce relevant 'Value Engineering' to provide a commercial advantage
  • Facilitate the completion of a project risk register
  • Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required

Experience sought:

  • Hold relevant qualification within design or construction.
  • Be commercially aware.
  • Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
  • Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.

Benefits:

  • The chance to progress with and within the company.
  • Salary ranging from £45,000 to £55,000 (dependent on previous experience).
  • An industry leading benefits package which includes a car allowance, pension and healthcare.

If you are currently looking for a new position within Design please submit your CV to this job role. All applications are dealt with the strictest of confidentiality.