Senior Design Manager - Hounslow East | 29354 | Zoek UK
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Senior Design Manager
Hounslow East, Greater London, England
£75000 - £85000/annum 7k Car Allowance
Permanent (Full time)
Senior Design Manager
£75-85k plus – 7k car allowance + pension + Healthcare + Life Assurance + Bonus + travel to site paid
I am looking for a Senior Design Manager for a Main Contractor to work on a new build residential scheme in east london.
The Main contractor work across a range of sectors and deliver interesting and challenging projects, that exceed expectations.
The culture is about never settling for second best, surprising the customers with an understanding of their marketplace and always overcoming barriers to deliver quality and innovative outcomes. The team is friendly, sociable, and flexible, best of all, the employees all feel valued.
Provide technical advice on proposal documents, presentations and meetings
Conduct audits and technical reviews of tender information, subcontractor proposals, company proposals and in some cases a secondary project being overseen by the SDM directly
Monitor and report against compliance requirements during adjudications
Develop detailed understanding of clients’ ideas, expectations and requirements, breaking down technical jargon and ensuring clients’ ideas and needs lead to concepts and detailed designs
Prepare and develop employer requirements and robust contractor proposals
Identify and evaluate design risk to ensure ease of buildability thereby reducing/eliminating company risk/claims
Identify any scope gaps thereby mitigating risks and developing value engineering/programme opportunities
Review subcontractors’ proposals to identify and develop value engineering opportunities
Produce detailed design programmes and design delivery schedule
Ensure consistency of design management process on schemes, reviewing protocols, reviewing design programmes, design specification, and design scopes
Contribute to commercial and contractual documentation, negotiations and disputes
Ensure design delivery is in line with procurement strategy, project cost plan and value engineering targets
Ensure compliance of design brief and managing change control process
Recommend and initiate changes to project delivery plans, develop new project management and operating tools and processes
Ensure effective procurement of design services
Manage consultant/subcontractor teams ensuring works are delivered according to specification
Ensure the compilation of detail requirements and responsibilities for technical handover documentation including H&S file, building manuals, Building User Guide
Continuous development of design management team and self by conducting lessons learnt activities, ensure information from lessons learnt flow into new, similar projects, improving design processes
Proactively seek business development opportunities through professional networks