Design Manager - Cambridgshire - Building and Construction Contractor Posted Jul 11
UCA Consulting , Comberton, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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My client was founded in 1921, is a proud family owned business, achieving growth and success by combining strong traditional values with an innovative and forward-thinking approach.

Servicing their national and regional clients from a network of offices based throughout the Central and Eastern regions of the United Kingdom, they provide design, sustainable, partnered construction and project management services for private and public-sector clients on projects ranging from £50k to over £50 million.


Manage the design process during the tender stage

Understanding the design brief

Chair design development meetings during the tender process

Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities

Interrogation of enquiry documents, usually in the form of an Employer's Requirements.

Manage our design process via external consultants

Close liaison with internal departments

Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designer meet information delivery dates

Review Sub contractor design proposals

Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers.

Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed

Construction Stages:

Ensure designers appointments are completed in accordance with procedures as soon as practical

Produce and monitor a design procurement programme / information release schedule

Maintain a drawing and specification register as designs develops

Monitor any design issues on the project risk register,

Ensure architect leads the technical coordination of all design disciplines

Monitor the information release schedule on at least a weekly basis

As required, attend site progress meetings

Ensure that each design consultant provides a regular design status report

Ensure designers and design subcontractors produce as built information and O and M Manuals in sufficient time towards project completion

Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes

Good communication, presentation and diplomacy skills

Work as part of a team and on your own initiative

Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

Obviously if they are more intermediate that will have less experience on some of these things, but we provide full training & mentoring & we take this into account when interviewing.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: 45,000 to 60,000 GBP (British Pound)
Pay Period: Annual

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