Project Design Manager

Recruiter
47 Recruitment Limited
Location
Carlton-On-Trent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Ref
1205119651
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Project Design Manager

REPORTING TO: Head of Technical

LOCATION: Newark on Trent

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

With experience across every sector, our Client is a leading force in the offsite modular building industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

Our Client operates across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative Off-Site Solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

Across all of these sectors, their manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality Off-Site Solutions that achieves our clients' goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.

RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Project Design Manager is responsible for executing the design in accordance with the project's design deliverables, directing and coordinating external design partners and the internal Project Design and CAD Technician resource allocated to the project.

The Project Design Manager will be the primary technical contact for the project, liaising with the Contracts Manager and Project Manager from the construction team, who will be responsible for managing the overall project.

The Project Design Manager will support the Contracts Manager in dealing with the client team on design related issues.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

The Project Design Manager should:

* Be qualified to Degree or HND/HNC level and have professional accreditation with a relevant institution.

* Be competent in the use of appropriate CAD software:

* Preferably AutoDESK REVIT, AutoDESK AutoCAD, and/or other 3D Modelling software.

* Have experience working within a design role in a construction business

* Have experience of managing members of a design team, including the allocation and monitoring of design workload, as well as overseeing individuals' personal development.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES INCLUDE:

* Provide primary design oversight across multiple projects, including co-ordination with Construction and Project Management Team/Managers, to facilitate the timely completion of design information to meet internal and external design programme targets.

* Liaise with the Commercial and Construction departments regarding the selection and assessment of Subcontractors to ensure they are competent, qualified and capable of providing the design input required for the project.

* Manage allocated resources within projects and produce project design programmes to assist in project resource planning across the department.

* Ensure Design Risk Assessments are created and appropriately maintained for each project in a timely manner to satisfy CDM requirements.

* Line management responsibilities for Project Design Engineers and CAD Technicians as agreed with the Head of Technical.

* Contribute to the development of new product standards.

PERSONAL:

* Strong "hands on" approach to all tasks and an ability to achieve results.

* Ability to take a proactive approach to overcome challenges.

* Versatile, tenacious and people orientated.

* Result orientated and confident.

* Proven appreciation of internal customer service expectations and cost demands of business.

* Commercial and financial acumen.

* Sets priorities taking into account short and long-term needs of the business

BENEFITS AND PAY:

* Car Allowance

* Pension

* Medicash (assistance towards dental/optical, etc)

* Holidays - 25 days plus statutory holidays

Standard office hours - Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday, 8.30am to 3.45pm (45 minutes for lunch daily)

This job description is not exhaustive

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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