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Design Manager

  • Salary: £70k - 72k per year + medical insurance,pension,25 days holiday
  • Location: Greater London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PR/045041
  • Date posted: 31/03/2021
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Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Design Manager to work for a leading residential developer on a permanent basis. The position will be based in East London.

 

Duties:

 

  •     Manage the Technical Managers / Technical Co-ordinators reporting into the project
  •  Manage the teams tasks and prioritise workflow through the team
  •  Oversee the preparation of the optimisation process through to sign off
  •  Brief, manage and drive the external consultants in the preparation and issue of production information to an agreed programme
  •  Prepare technical specifications in line with requirements determined by the Land Acquisition budget and Technical/Sales Meetings
  •  Ensure all statutory enquiries, crossovers, sewer connections are submitted and pursued for their timely return
  •  Oversee the Warranty Provider/Building Regulations applications to approval
  •  Ensure that working drawings are in accordance with the approved Planning Scheme
  •  Preparation of Health & Safety Plans
  •  Monitor and control all production information in close liaison with the Development Estimator to ensure tight cost controls are kept and information produced in line with budget estimates
  •  Oversee preparation of Brochure Plans, Conveyance Plans and Sales Area drawings
  •  Attend site progress meeting and carry out site inspections
  •  Attend meetings at various stages of projects (Land/Technical hand-over, Project Meeting, Optimisation, Technical/Sales, Budget Meetings, etc.)
  •  General liaison and coordination between other parties, both internal and external
  •  Attend Subcontractor interviews
  •  Respond to site queries and resolve Technical/Construction items that may arise

 

Technical Skills

  •  Good / Excellent Management of staff directly reporting
  •  Good/Excellent technical knowledge of both residential and commercial construction, together with a degree of flair for design
  •  The experience or the ability to understand the complexities of complex mixed use regeneration projects
  •     A working knowledge of Building Regulations, Code for sustainable Homes, NHBC (or the Warranty Provider required), Party Wall Awards and associated legislation connected with the construction industry
  •  Liaise with the internal teams Land and Planning, Sales and Marketing, Commercial and Construction to ensure successful delivery of the project
  •  Keeping up-to-date with changing building legislation and codes of practice relating to design
  •  To have good interpersonal communication, meeting and management skills essential in dealing with multi-disciplined teams
  •  Lead the design team and the design, ensure detailing is correct and aligned with the package scope sheets
  •  Ensure design programme is maintained alongside the procurement tracker and construction programme
  •  The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and effective manner
  •  Maintaining thorough documentation of the design process
  •  Experience carrying out site inspections and resolving issue

 

Personal Attributes

  •  Creative, imaginative with the ability to think outside of the box
  •  Keen eye for detail  Analytical approach to reviewing information
  •  Excellent organisational skills
  •  Proactive approach and willingness to take on new tasks
  •  Ability to influence others
  •  Ability to cope under pressure and multi-task

 

Qualifications

  •  RIBA Accredited Architectural degree or equivalent design based university qualification

 

 

 

For further information about this position please apply.

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