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Senior Design Manager - Education/Mixed Developments

Stafford, Staffordshire | | Construction

Recruiter: Prosper Recruitment Ltd

Senior Design Manager - Major Projects - Education/Mixed use Developments


Prosper Recruitment are working in partnership with a Tier 1 construction business who are looking to recruit a Senior Design Manager to manage the process of compiling and producing design information on contracts with an expected value of £ 2.5 M to £ 60 M.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

* Agree appointment and scope of service for Design Team

* Review, comply and implement design management protocols

* Clear communication of expectations for design deliverables with designers

* Review compliance with Building regulations and other statutory regulations

* Provide quality control over design outputs and production

* Liaise with the Commercial Team for cost checking as design is developed

* Liaise with the operational teams regarding buildability and logistics

* Monitoring of design & resolution of technical queries

* Review design deliverables and progress against design programme

* Chairing design team meetings

* Review compliance of design against Employer’s Requirements/ Specs/Contractors Proposals/Budget

* Review, assist and develop design, procurement and construction programmes

* Input into VE and design change

* Monitor design changes and change control

* Agree design changes with Client

* Any other reasonable management request


* Degree or equivalent qualification in architecture or construction discipline

Required Skills:

* Able to programme design works

* Knowledge of methodology and sequencing process in delivering a construction project including design and pre-construction activities

* Understanding of design requirements for procurement and construction purposes

* Ability to negotiate, influence and communicate effectively with all those who have a stake in the work

* Understanding of contractual requirements of the contracts

* Understanding of and driving CDM in the project

* Ability to drive issues through to completion


* Previous high value school experience

* Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation More

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