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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Excellent Salary & package on offer

Senior Design Manager - Central London - Main Contractor    My client is an award-winning main contractor, with a turnover c£150m+ and delivering high-quality fit-out/refurbishments and new builds across residential, commercial, education & healthcare sectors.   Ideally the candidate should be educated to degree level in either Building or Civil Engineering and have previously held a position with a reputable National or Regional Main Contractor. We would expect the candidate to have at least 10 years’ experience in managing the design for main contractors.   Candidates would ideally have:  

  • Recent experienced in medium to large scale JCT design and build contracts,
  • ideally with 2 stage contract experience
  • Experience in the in pre-contract process as well as post contract. Will be
  • expected to assist with Contractors Proposals and attendance at post tender
  • interviews as well as ‘live’ projects
  • Commercially aware, inputting into subcontract and material procurement
  • processes, putting forward alternative design solutions that aid profitability
  • A team player with a commitment to being a key contributor to the commercial
  • success of an expanding Division
  • Excellent communication skills will be essential
  • Both BIM and prime residential experience will be distinct advantages
  • Experience in the development and negotiation of consultant appointment
  • documents, design responsibility matrices, deliverables schedules, design
  • programmes, interface and overall project risk appraisal and management
  • essential
  • Particularly important to demonstrate a ‘command’ of design meetings
  • Work in conjunction with the commercial team in the procurement of designing
  • subcontractors; providing latest order placement dates, vetting to ensure
  • adequacy of design capabilities, providing post tender appraisals, agreeing precommencement
  • and post completion requirements and the like
  • Ability to portray a professional attitude in all dealings with their colleagues
  • Ability to produce & present concise & accurate contract reports for regular
  • internal & external meetings
  • Ability to co-ordinate design consultants’ and specialist subcontractors’ design
  • outputs, reviews and comments and to efficiently manage the dissemination of completed design information to all who require it
  • Risk management skills in respect to design shortfall, interfaces, design
  • programme, clash avoidance and the like. Effectively identifying, scheduling and managing out risks
  • Demonstrate the desire to provide a positive contribution to the growth of the Division including developing the skills of those reporting to you
  Required Project Experience Typical project sizes from £ 1,000,000 to £ 25,000,000 Various types of Contract – Experience of delivering design on projects under most forms of Contract especially NEC, JCT Single and Two Stage Design & Build   Residential, Education, Healthcare and Commercial experience essential   Please send an updated CV in the first instance.  This is a permanent role (temp-to-perm also considered)   An above market salary and package is on offer, as well as the chance to head up a team in one of the best names in London.     Senior Design Manager - Central London - Main Contractor 

0207 609 7769

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