Design Manager

Basic Overview
Salary: £65000 – £80000/annum Plus Package
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 65000.00
Maximum Salary: 80000.00
Job Location: EC1M, Farringdon, Greater London

Design Manager – Construction
Residential Main Contractor
Permanent: Up to £80,000 + Package
Site Based in Farringdon/Brighton
We are currently searching for a Design Manager for one of the South East’s busiest Main Contractors. This contractor boasts one of the healthiest pipelines in the residential sector at the moment with an excess of £800m worth of projects in production at the moment.
This position had opened up due to an increased workload in the London and Brighton areas and would see the successful applicant covering up to 4 projects in these areas. Projects will typically range between £20m and £60m and you would be involved with them from contract exchange.
The working week would generally consist of 4 days of office working in Farrington and 1 day out on-site. Site locations will be in London and Brighton so travel will be required.
The role:
* Acquire deep understanding of the design brief such as the Employer's Requirements and the Contractor's Proposals. Manage to ensure the project design is in compliance with them.
* Lead and manage the development, resolution and delivery of the design aspects of the project, including coordination through to completion.
* Undertake reviews of design documentation for coordination and completeness for the given stage of works.
* Ensure design is compliant with all relevant legislation and delivered in accordance with CDMC requirements.
* Ensure buildability, cost-effectiveness and a high standard of finish.
* Appoint the consultants by preparing their respective scope of services and negotiating the fees.
* Establish and reinforce a professional and respectful working environment with the external consultants and our internal project team.
* Manage the production of the Contractors Proposals, ensuring they are complete and unambiguous.
* Produce and negotiate the project-specific designer agreements scope of works and the design management plan, ensuring they are agreed and fully understood by all parties.
* Ensure the design has been reviewed on all projects with respect to mitigating Health and Safety issues prior to construction and ensure that hazards are noted on all drawings at each stage of their production.
* With all relevant parties, produce and manage a realistic design programme and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements.
* Provide input into the design team PDR’s.
* 3+ years experience working with a main contractor/developer with relevant project experience.
* Proven leadership qualities, and conflict resolution capabilities
* Degree qualified within a Construction or Architectural related field.
* Experience of liaising with subcontractors and high-profile clients.
* Commercial and financial understanding – possess the ability to contribute to value enhancement as part of the design process.
To apply for this position please send your CV through the portal or get in contact with Sam Marsden at Falcon Green directly