Senior Design Manager
Senior Design Manager
The client is a successful main contractor who specialises in the high-end residential and 5-star hotel market in London and the southeast. They boast an annual turnover in excess of £300 million.
We are looking for a Design Manager who has been working with a main contractor on London-based new build residential projects.
This Design Manager role is to work on a £75m super-prime residential project with a retained façade and RC frame consisting of 28 luxury apartments and office block with 3 level basement car park and gym. You will have experience of working on RC Frame projects previously in the residential sector. You will need to able lead meetings with external design teams and ensure that they are delivering design on time, within budget and at the desired quality. Experience in working on new build projects in the £30m plus range is essential.
Key Accountabilities Will Include
Understand the clients brief, ER's, specification & drawings; assist if any ER discrepancies arise
Prepare trackers to manage the full D&B build process using the pro-formas from the Intranet
Develop the Design Risk Assessment (DRA) and assist in the ongoing Technical Audits
Produce the information release schedule (IRS) Building and MEP using ACL pro-forma docs and formally agree it with the Design Team
Assist in the development of the procurement schedule
Chair & manage design team meetings including production & issue minutes
Provide value engineering and buildability reviews with technical feedback to the project team
Manage and track the design development process
Understand the full requirements of BREEAM & manage the process through our appointed consultants looking for best value design to economically meet code compliance to meet the timer constraints of the project
Develop sub-contractors and Suppliers design/specs with the design team ensuring that full ER and Statutory compliance is met
Ensure Design Team comply with Planning Consent & Building Regulations
Co-ordinate drawings and check that the drawings comply with the ER's and Standards
Direct the sampling process including the production of the samples sign off pro-forma
If you wish to contact me prior to submitting your details please do not hesitate to do so. Thanks, Pat at Carrowhugh
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