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Senior Design Manager

Reference

13767

Sector

Build

Salary

£65,000 to £70,000 Per Annum

Benefits

Car / Allowance + Benefits

Town/City

West Yorkshire

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

09/08/2022

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Senior Design Manager



Tier 1 Contractor



Leeds, West Yorkshire



£65k - £70k + Car / Allowance + Benefits



Our client is an established national contractor who work on a broad range of schemes, their portfolio of works includes new build & refurb projects across a variety of sectors including health and education.



Because of repeat business and a healthy pipe line of work, they are looking to recruit an experienced Design Manager with experience of working within a main contractor environment who possesses extensive construction knowledge to assist the management team in delivering a range of schemes to c£30m.



Responsibilities / duties will include;




  • Compiling Contractor’s proposals for contract

  • Agreeing appointments and scope of services of the Design Team

  • Leading design deliverable schedules for each design discipline, coordinating with procurement and construction programmes

  • Overseeing data, bid deliverables and reports within both the constraints of the contract and internal commercial objectives

  • Briefing of the Design Team including MEP elements, management of any 3rd parties, sub-contractor CDP elements or novated design teams

  • Briefing of internal staff members such as Design Managers, Assistants, Coordinators, and Document Controllers

  • Advising the design and construction team in regards to “buildability” of the design proposals

  • Reporting progress against “Information Required Schedule” and Design Programme

  • Liaising with design team and third parties such as statutory authorities, (e.g., Town Planning, Building Control, Utilities, etc.), managing submittal requirements to Client representatives



Ideal candidate must have;




  • A Minimum of 10 years construction / engineering experience with a top tier contractor

  • Five years’ experience working within a Design Manager position

  • Extensive understanding of the construction process from pre-construction/tender stages through to delivery and handover

  • Proven experience in delivering design services and successful track record of implementing design strategies

  • Experience within the most current forms of procurement

  • A Qualification in Building Engineering/ Construction/ Architecture



This is a unique opportunity to join one of the staples of Yorkshire’s construction industry.



Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

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