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Job Ref:  204632697
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Somerset
City:  Somerset
Post Code:  BS26
Salary:  £500/hour car allowance/car, bonus, healthcare
07/10/2016 03:00
Design Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

Industry: Building and Construction

Location: Bridgewater, Somerset

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + car allowance / car, bonus, private healthcare and pension


JOB DESCRIPTION: Daniel Owen are a recruitment company that specialise in placing people within the building and construction, engineering, rail & maintenance industries. We are currently recruiting on behalf of a very successful and admired international main contractor.

Our client is currently looking for a Design Manager, who will be project based near Bridgewater. This is opportunity for someone who wants to make an impact and put their name on one of the biggest project in Europe. You will be responsible for liaising with the Client, Design Consultants and Construction Team for the development of design packages and procurement strategies.

Daily responsibilities of Design Manager will include:

* Understanding client requirements
* Manage (preconstruction) or participate (construction) the Design Transfer from preconstruction to construction
* Reviewing design, procurement and construction information to ensure it complies with project documentation
* Prepare the Design Management Plan
* Define designer`s objectives: programme, deliverables, ratios, etc.
* Represent the company on various stakeholder meetings
* Manage the Environmental Certification Process i.e. BREEAM / CFSH
* Prepare Design Consultant Performance Assessment
* Define scope and responsibilities of all parties involved in the design process
* Organise, participate and record Design Review Meetings
* Co-ordinate the Planning Submission
* Co-ordinate early Building Control input into design principles
* Participate in whole life specification issues
* Co-ordinate the building control submissions and approval
* Etc.

Essential requirements for the role of Design Manager:

* Good knowledge of the design process, at commercial and construction design stages with a main contractor
* Proven experience of managing design process
* Working knowledge of building regulations
* Understanding of RIBA plan of work
* Good all round technical knowledge
* Understanding of the planning process
* Ability to manage consultant's scope and budget
* Understanding of key design principles such as M&E design parameters, fire and acoustic requirements
* Good knowledge of the regulatory environment
* Very good understanding of the Design & Build process
* Good grasp of various procurement routes
* Good knowledge of contractual issues related to consultants
* Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills

If you feel you would be well-suited for this position please apply, or contact Simona for more information (Apply online only) or e-mail
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