Industry: Fit-out, General Construction, House Building, Maintenance, Refurbishment, Trades
Working Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + package
Start Date: Asap
Pre-Construction Design Manager - General Construction
A national Contractor is currently looking to appoint a Pre-Construction Design Manger to be based in in their office in Greater Manchester working on projects in the North West. The company operates in various sectors including Education, Healthcare, Housing, Commercial, Retail Heritage and Leisure.
As a Pre-Construction Design Manager you will be responsible for managing the design process from pre planning to detailed design stage on projects ranging from £10-20million.
Duties will include:
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 condition discharge, drainage, highway and other statutory approvals as required
Instruct Consultants to undertake strategic designs and critique of outline plans
Brief and engage Specialist Consultants/suppliers to undertake specialist reports for planning, then review and critique and manage risks to resolution.
Review Tender Documentation
Compile all the information and complete the 'Tender Design Checklist' prior to handover to the Estimator for pricing
Obtain and review various quotations from specialist Subcontractors
Identify Risks and assist with the resolution of these risks.
Review design drawings in accordance with Building Regulations Review design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring most competitive and effective solution arrived at Support Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors
The successful candidate must have previous experience working for a reputable a main contractor in a design management related position on projects in excess of £10m. Other key skills include:
Minimum HND qualification
Commercial acumen with a detailed understanding of the project costs
Proven experience of managing professional consultants
Thorough understanding of the design development process
Broad construction/design experience
Proven experience of forging strong working relationships with internal and external customers
Working knowledge of Building Regulations and other good practice design guidance
Excellent IT skills particularly Microsoft Word/Excel
Excellent planning and programming skills
Experience with BIM and 3D Design
In return for your skills my client offers an attractive salary ranging from £55,000-60,000 plus company car/car allowance and an extensive company benefits scheme.
For further information please contact Mark Harrison at Bromak Recruitment.