Design Manager (Top 25 Main Contractor) - £35m New Build - Brighton

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UKL Group
From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Package
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
One of our best clients, a leading Main Contractor with whom we have made 30+ permanent placements, has asked us to supply them with a Design Manager on the back of some major project awards in and around Brighton. We are on the hunt for a Delivery Design Manager to head up a £35m project in Brighton. This is a new build project, and as such requires someone with new build project experience on projects worth £15m plus.
Design Manager responsibilities:
- Regular client liaison, chairing meetings with reps and ensuring all client enquiries are dealt with.- Chairing Design Team meetings with Architects, Structural Engineers and Consultants.- Good working knowledge of building standards such as NHBC, BREEM etc.- Leading the Design Team for each assigned project including key scope, schedule and cost.- Sales meetings with client in order to identify and interpret client needs and requirements.- Enforcing rules, regulations, and procedures.- Leading the Design Team in the preparation of conceptual / ACAD drawings.- Leading and assisting the Design Team in the preparation and checking of Bill of Quantities and specification literature.- Presenting the project design and quotation to client and ensuring order conversion.- Ensuring that the Design Team coordinate and follow-up with client prior and during project execution.- Attending site and progress meetings internally as well as with clients.- Ensuring that the Document Control is up to date at all times.- Authorisation to make design changes post-contract subject to pre-established budget parameters.
Experience Required
- BSc in Construction Management or similar.- 5 years+ Construction Design experience.- Design Manager experience working for a Top 20 Main Contractor.
Our client offers quality project work, excellent training and superb career development potential. The salaries and packages on offer are highly competitive.
If interested in this position e-mail your CV to James Di Angelo at UKL Group