Design Manager (CONSTRUCTION)
The main purpose of the role is to coordinate and integrate the activities of our external design consultants. Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities, to control and interrogate the activities of external design consultants. It would be ideal to have experience working on new build construction projects in their Education, Healthcare, Commercial sectors.
Manage the design process during the tender stage
Attend prequalification interviews and presentations as required
Agree the tender information required schedule with the bid team
Chair design development meetings during the tender process
Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities
Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer`sRequirements.
Production of a Contractor`s Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
Manage our design process via external consultants
Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design
Progress design issues within a strict time scale & ensure designers 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
Introduce relevant ?Value Engineering` to provide a commercial advantage
Facilitate the completion of a project risk register
Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required
Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes
Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads
Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.
Contact: Mitchell Clarke