Design Manager £25m Leisure Centre Project
Design Manager – £25m Leisure Centre Project
£55,000 - £65,000 + benefits
St Albans, Herts
My Client, a well-established, fast growing Main Contractor, are seeking a well versed Design Manager with relevant experience for a £25m D&B Leisure Centre Project in St Albans. This is a long term role with an eye for progression and internal promotion
About the Company:
This Company are a fast growing Main Contractor who have developed from a regional contractor into one of the industry’s most exciting national firms. With an annual turnover of around £600m and an order book which is fully stocked up for the next few years, this contractor are in their prime and are looking to attract the best talent to support their upcoming work. With a number of large frameworks under their belt, as well as numerous one off projects ranging from residential, commercial and public sector works, the bid team are able to be selective on the projects they tender on, leaving there delivery team with only interesting, well planned, and profitable projects.
With the London market staying consistent, my client are looking to grow their London team out of their EC2 office, covering projects in and around London & the South East.
About the Role:
My client are currently looking a Design Manager with strong delivery experience to join an exciting new project in St Albans. The project is an £25m Leisure centre with swimming pool alongside another, smaller project. The candidate will /manage the design process in order to develop a design compliant with all contract requirements and in the most cost effective way. All information will be fully coordinated in order to deliver the project on time, within budget and to meet the client requirements.
This large, Design & Build contract requires a Design Manager with a strong history of manging similar projects through delivery the delivery phase. The ideal candidate will have worked on projects which relate directly to this one (i.e. leisure centres, swimming pools etc). My client are keen to find someone with strong technical knowledge and will offer the opportunity to progress within the business during and after this project.
About the benefits / rewards:
The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry and experience on related projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £55,000 - £65,000. The package will also include various benefits relating to travel and healthcare.
Candidates must have a strong knowledge of the design process, at commercial design stage within a Main Contractor, and show a good all round technical knowledge. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to manage consultant’s scope and budgets. Proven experience of managing design within a similar environment is a must, with a working knowledge of the UK Building Regulations. The perfect candidate will have worked on projects directly relating to this one, with Swimming pool experience being the “Holy Grail”. They will have a working knowledge of single and 2 stage tendering, design, engineering or construction qualification.
If you’re interested in finding out more, please apply to Alex @cityscapeltd.com or call 01923 750095