Design Manager

60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP70000/annum Vehicle / Vehicle Allowance
24 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
About the role

Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager to join their Regional team to work in Langley or Basingstoke.

What you'll be doing
As a Design Manager, you will:

- Manage the development and implementation of design proposals, ensuring that they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, & presenting proposals for approval to the customer.
- Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design Team including M&E elements. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specifications, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties.
- Provide advice and guidance on the "buildability" of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages.
- Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required - such as town planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water.
- Support the Safety by Design & Engineering forum or other similar forums, representing the business stream, as required

Who our client is looking for
You will:

- Have proven experience in delivering design services within a Work Winning environment and successfully implementing design strategies as well as relevant project experience.
- Have the ability to deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer and business sector specific focus. Good interpersonal and communication skills are also required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure. The individual will know 'what good looks like' in bid submissions and work winning and have hands on experience of delivering work-winning bids in a timely manner.
- Have a good working knowledge of BIM. You will have experience within the most current forms of procurement.
- Hold a relevant professional membership with an appropriate institute, e.g. RIBA, BIBSE, IET, aligned to the work stream. A valid CSCS card is also required.
- Have excellent IT Skills relevant to the Business Stream, whilst the ability to use Microsoft Office is essential. Detailed knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material, applicable to the Business Stream.
- Have a desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the relevant Business Stream.

Why work for our client

Day in, day out, their teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About our client

They deliver flexible civil engineering and construction services from regional hubs and UK-wide local delivery units, aligned to chosen sectors.
Responsible for close to GBP2 billion of turnover annually, their teams deliver regional and national framework contracts, new builds, refurbishment and fit out across a number of core markets.
They value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that their inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
Our client is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Their aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help them build on their inclusive culture.
They are also Silver Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists