​Design Manager


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Southern Home Counties - Kent Permanent December 10th 2018 £65,000 - £75,000 plus package BTC/FP/2018/1012DM Brian Colton

Design Manager

£65,000 - £75,000 plus package

Chatham, Kent

Our client, an established and recognised main contractor with a £100 million turnover, is looking to recruit a Design Manager for a £30 million residential development in the Kent area. The project is made up of two 7 storey concrete frame buildings which will house 200 apartments with retail and commercial space on ground floors.

The client is looking for experienced people to undertake and deliver this project to high standards and a proven track record in similar schemes and values is a must.

The Design Manager role will include the following duties:

  • Manage & co-ordinate all design matters and the Design Team.
  • Ensuring design meets relevant BS’s, Codes of Practice, Legislation and the like, and that it meets the Employer’s Requirements.
  • Leading the Design Team Meetings and taking accurate minutes to ensure designers deliver on agreed dates etc.
  • Reviewing design to ensure buildability is incorporated.
  • Reviewing design to ensure all Health and Safety / CDM matters are mitigated during the design process
  • Liaising with the Project Team, Estimating Department & the Senior Team.
  • Value engineering with your team, ensuring best value is achieved at all stages through good design, looking at alternative materials and reviewing levels etc.
  • Responsibility for ensuring and checking the implementation of design on-site.
  • Managing the Design Team to ensure as-built drawings show any agreed amendments made on-site.
  • Producing the Design Responsibility Matrix & assisting with Design Appointments.
  • A full design role will be established with your input on arrival.