Design Manager 12 Week Contract Manchester £Negotiable depending on skill set, experience & qualifications
The Client Our Client is one of the UK's leading construction, development & property services companies working Nationally. They work with a range of clients and partners across both the public and private sectors and are looking to recruit an experienced and reliable Design Manager based from their Manchester office.
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. Whilst you will initially be working remotely, you will be based from their Manchester Offices once permitted.
Duties 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 advise on pre-tender and post contract matters.
Skills Higher Qualification in Construction Management or Architecture Experienced in Information Management Systems/Microsoft Office Experience in Bidding Projects Must have Pre-Construction experience Must have good technical skills and fluent with building legislation. Thorough understanding of design responsibility requirements of different forms of contract Knowledge of building regulations, road and sewer adoption protocols and timescales etc.
Benefits Minimum 12-week contract £Negotiable depending on experience, skill set & qualifications The opportunity of working with a leading UK construction, development & property services company
If you are interested in this Design Manager position, please forward your CV in the first instance to email@example.com