Design Manager 1 Year Contract Greater Manchester Salary negotiable depending on skill set, experience & qualifications
The Client My Client is one of UK's largest privately-owned contracting business, employing over 700 people. With extensive experience and knowledge in delivering new build, refurbishment and fit-out projects across a range of sectors including education, health, housing, commercial and retail, they have the capacity and capability to work on projects of any size and scale. As such, they are looking to recruit a Design Manager based from their offices in Greater Manchester.
The Role Reporting to the Technical Manager, the main purpose of your role will be to progress and deliver design information for procurement and during the construction process across the Clients house building and Construction sectors.
Develop and implement successful design strategies.
Lead on design related matters.
Arrange and chair design meetings with consultants and development team
Attend and assist in briefing the construction project team
Assist with early design production, pre-start planning conditions i.e. drainage, highway and other statutory approvals
Review tender documentation
Compile all information and complete the 'tender design checklist' prior to pricing handover
Identify risks and assist with the resolution of these risks.
Support procurement department in evaluation of alternative design solutions
Assessment of potential developments via site visits with management team.
Liaise with commercial department, ensure fees and services budgets etc. to ensure the project meets the group's and the company's financial criteria.
Maintain contract documentation and advice on pre tender and post contract matters.
Higher Qualification in Construction Management or Architecture
Experienced in Information Management Systems/Microsoft Office
Experience in BIM Software (Desired not essential)
Technical knowledge of all major forms of construction and residential new build
Thorough understanding of design responsibility requirements of different forms of contract
Knowledge of building regulations, road and sewer adoption protocols and timescales etc.
Minimum 1 year contract
Competitive salary based on experience, skill set & qualifications
Extensive company benefits scheme
The opportunity of working with a large highly respected and recognised Construction Company
If you are interested in this Design Manager position, please forward your CV in the first instance to email@example.com