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Company : Swanstaff Recruitment
Job Title : Design Manager
Job Category / Job SubCategory  : Civil Engineering
Job Reference : DAR/DM/01
Job Description :
Looking to start 2018 off in an exciting new role that will enhance your already promising knowledge as a Design Manager. Look no further as We are an award winning agency who are looking for candidates just like yourself on behalf of our prestigious client in the construction industry.

If you think you?ve got what it takes to become my clients new Design Manager who will produce and monitor a Design Programme and ensure that it is integrated into the overall project programme then we want to hear from you!

The Role:

* Act as a visibility strong leader of HSQ&E, ensuring that operating processes, company policies and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to at all times, highlighting and resolving concerns when identified.
* Review tenders to assess the quality of the client-provided design and identify any inherent errors, risks or discrepancies. Advise on work methods and proposal documents prior to tender submission.
* Participate in the bid team activity to deliver winning bids, including value engineering to deliver the tenders at minimum cost. Prepare Contractors Proposals
* Produce and monitor a Design Programme and ensure that it is integrated into the overall project programme and shows the requirements for the release of design information.
* Effectively manage the design ensuring all design information is compliant with the contract, is cost effective and completed within the specified time period.
* Responsible for the resolution of section agreements including applications.
* Responsible for the application of utility connections.
* Assist in the production of sub-contractor proposals and procurement schedules.
* Contribute to the production of Quality Statements for each job.
* Assist the Project/Site Manager and Surveyor in the appointment of all necessary subcontractors/consultants for the project.
* Attend meetings as necessary, providing updated records of design information requirements as necessary.
* Contribute to the implementation and continuing development of new technology and techniques.
* Review work undertaken by designers, consultants and all designing subcontractors and suppliers to ensure compliance with (but not in excess of) Design Brief / tenders / Statutory Requirements, CDM Regulations and with budget targets
* Manage Consultant design progress, reporting monthly for internal and customer reports.
* Support the Project/Site Manager and Surveyor in the review of consultant invoices for payment.
* Monitor, maintain and report on Planning, Building Regulations, CFSH and BREEAM matters including planning condition clearance and target achievement


* Minimum relevant Level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc.)
* Proven track record of Programming and design management.
* Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislations and procedures.
* Valid driving licence


* Knowledge of methodology and sequencing process in delivering a construction project including design and pre-construction activities.
* Proven track record of design requirements for procurement and construction purposes.
* In depth knowledge of contractual requirements and section agreements and utility application process.
* Strong practical knowledge of construction work types, methods and design solutions.
* Tenacious and driven
* Up to date construction industry knowledge
* Appropriate level of CSCS card

Successful applicants will receive benefits package, including generous pension scheme, free car park and rewarding working environment.

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Min. Experience (Years) : Unspecified
Location : Swanley - UK
Post Date : 14 Feb 2018
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