Design & Build Manager
Contractor-side Design & Build Manager required, Devon based
Your new company
One of our national clients, a leading building contractor with an excellent record for project delivery and design integrity, is looking to appoint an experience Design & Build Manager on an ongoing freelance basis, with the option of permanent employment after a qualifying period. They have a strong reputation across a range of sectors including student accommodation, education, municipal buildings and leisure facilities and they have a very healthy order book for the year ahead in the south-west.
Your new role
Reporting to the Project Manager and a visiting Contracts Manager, your new role will focus on the coordination of all aspects of design on multimillion pound building projects in and around the Exeter area. Duties include:
- managing the design process of projects to meet stringent specifications
- attending design team meetings and pre-let meetings with subcontractors
- supporting project management teams with technical queries
- Liaising with client, design consultants, architects, local authorities and other stakeholders
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have demonstrable experience working as a senior design coordinator/ manager on equivalent projects, come from a hands-on construction management background (though candidates with an architectural or engineering background will be considered), and you'll also need to be an outstanding communicator, able to convey complicated technical concepts to a range of parties with differing levels of technical competence and understanding.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a generous rate of up to £300 p/d, paid weekly by Hays, the security of ongoing, long-term contract work with the possibility of permanency and the opportunity to work on some genuinely life-enhancing projects for the local community.
What you need to do now
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