Design Manager - Bedfordshire

65000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
A well established, tier one main contractor is currently looking to fill a position for a Senior Design Manager to be based in the Bedfordshire area. The company are one of the UK's most successful constriction companies, with a turnover of over GBP4bn.
The main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and integrate the activities of our external design consultants. Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities, to control and interrogate the activities of external design consultants. the company deal with new build projects in the Education, Health, Retail and Office sectors with values up to GBP50 million.
Senior Design Manager - Responsibilities

* Manage the design process during the tender stage
* Attend prequalification interviews and presentations as required
* Agree the tender information required schedule with the bid team
* Chair design development meetings during the tender process
* Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities
* Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer'sRequirements.
* Production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
* Manage our design process via external consultants
* Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design
* Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates
* Review Sub contractor design proposals
* Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers
* Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed
* Introduce relevant 'Value Engineering' to provide a commercial advantage
* Facilitate the completion of a project risk register
* Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required

Senior Design Manager - Experience, Skills, Qualifications

* Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline)
* Experience within the custodial sector is essential
* Commercial awareness
* Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes
* Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
* Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
* Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.

Senior Design Manager, Bedfordshire