Design Sector

Senior Design Manager

  • Permanent
  • Watford
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Salary:
  • £78,000

Our client a top tier contractor is looking to recruit a Senior Design Manager. The main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate 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.


Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.
Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities.
Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer’s Requirements.
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 timescale & 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.
Facilitate the completion of a project risk register.
Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required.
Key Skills and Qualifications:

Commercial awareness.
Experience in the Construction Industry
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.
This is a great opportunity to work on great education and healthcare projects for a leading Contractor.

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