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Sector: Civil Engineering | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Salary negotiable on experience

Design Manager – Central London – Main Contractor - Hotel Construction

Immediate Start

Permanent Position

Salary (negotiable on experience)

 

My client, a busy main contractor is looking for a Design Manager to join their team on projects based in Central London. The ideal candidate should be a fully experienced design manager with 3-5 years’ experience in the UK who can lead the design and planning aspect of a project from client brief till completion.

 

Duties:

 

  • Summarizing the client’s brief
  • Preparing the consultant’s scope of work
  • Creating the design team/preparing consultant’s budget and arranging their appointment
  • Leading and taking minutes of design team meetings and workshops
  • Developing Design programme and agreeing milestones with the consultants
  • Agreeing design packages for tender
  • Overseeing the Design co-ordination team
  • Managing the planning process with local authorities (applications/conditions)
  • Valuate consultants’ progress
  • Be able to propose VE options as required
  • Communication with the client and operator during the projects
  • Working together with the PM and internal team to resolve any issue which rise.
  • Following up on queries from site/suppliers/contractors
  • Control of all Design information within the team
  • Monitoring Design for tender to consultants and subcontractors
  • Document control
  • Lead the protocol for submission of information/queries and approval process
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

 

Skills/ Qualifications:

 

  • Degree in either architecture or structural engineering
  • Engineering or Architectural background
  • Good buildability knowledge
  • Hotel/commercial experience
  • Must have experience working for a reputable Main Contractor in a design role
  • Good Technical knowledge
  • Knowledge in CAD
  • Good Management skills
  • Team Player
  • Hands on attitude

 

020 7609 7769

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