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Design Manager - Construction

Job Title: Design Manager - Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Perm
REF: OXF-DES-BLD_1640249478
Contact Name: Gregg Lawton
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Design Manager- Accountabilities and key tasks:

  • Arranging and chairing the Design team meetings to lead the process with the consultants and sub contract designers, issuing minutes and ensuring the resulting actions are actioned
  • Collate and manage the contract specifications, drawing and related documents for the construction process
  • Carrying drawing reviews issuing comments then ensuring all comments are added accordingly to the design
  • Carry out technical reviews of any proposed works to ensure contractual and technical compliance.
  • Prepare and manage the Design and procurement schedule and issue information release schedules to set design target dates
  • Offer input and design reviews into the procurement process
  • Providing design support to Project Management teams.
  • Review and implement value engineering opportunities
  • Coordinate the submission of information to satisfy Building Control compliance
  • Coordinate the submission of information to satisfy all planning conditions are discharged
  • Lead Design review workshop with the client / tenant to ensure understanding and satisfaction with proposed works
  • Manage the Design Change Proposals for client sign off
  • Submitting Design information to the client team and recording, tracking and closing out any comments and queries that arise
  • Issue, track and close out any requests for information that arise to enable the design to be completed.
  • Assist in the collation of the O&M Health and Safety file

Design Manager - The Person

  • You will have solid experience with either a national or regional main contractor
  • Demonstrable experience working on pre and post-construction design and build projects.
  • Experience on residential and NON -residential projects is vital
  • Experience working on projects from £2m to £10m plus
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things
  • A good communicator, able to liaise between different departments in order to achieve a common goal.

The Reward:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company benefits package
  • Varied projects across sectors
  • Continued local work within the South West/East region.