Design Manager – Residential Modular Build, Sussex
Our client is an international specialist developer / contractor undertaking modular residential construction schemes across Europe.
This specialist construction group is very well financed with an extremely strong order book and a unique business model.
Due to continued growth our client is now seeking a Design Manager to join their delivery team. The initial project in Littlehampton, Sussex will involve the construction of 95 units (apartments and houses). This is an entirely modular build development. The majority of the specialist packages will be delivered by our client’s established and experienced sub-contract partners. This is a green-field development so the scheme will commence with a civil engineering package comprising groundworks, roads, foundations etc before our clients modular units are delivered and installed on-site.
Responsibilities will include:
The appointment and management of relevant external consultants at most competitive rates within the agreed budget.
Discharge pre-start planning conditions to ensure work can proceed on site without delay.
Ensure that all statutory consents and approvals are received in accordance with site requirements
Liaise with designers and sub-contractors in developing the design, highlighting trade interfaces and sequencing, all to minimise risk: and monitor and control the processes to allow the construction programme to be met. Cross check the accuracy of issued information to minimise conflicting detail and eliminate potential for confusion.
Monitor the sub-contractor pre-start process, including procurement and off-site manufacture, so that a meaningful start may be made on the programme date.
Complete administration and other tasks and duties in accordance with the company Quality and Management Systems
The ideal applicant will have the following skills & experience
Educated to degree or higher and hold relevant professional qualification
Demonstrable experience as a Technical or Design Manager within residential development companies.
Comprehensive Design and technical knowledge with an understanding of the planning system, RIBA design process, Building control etc
Experience of working within project based design management.
Experience of managing the challenges associated with multi-disciplinary teams.
Working knowledge of CDM 2015 regulation.
In return our client can offer a competitive salary, car and full package with a company offering guaranteed stability and career progression opportunities
If this role is of interest please apply with a current CV and we will contact you by return with more specific details