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Design Manager

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    Swansea, Wales

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    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension

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    South West Recruitment Team

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Position is with a leading UK Main Contractor with the opportunity for career progression

The role is a key member of the senior project team responsible for the design function within internal and external teams.

To manage and co-ordinate the design of complex and large value projects from tender stage through to the completion of construction stage design information. To utilise construction knowledge and experience to develop innovative and cost effective design solutions in conjunction with the design team, apply value engineering principles to ensure best value for all parties, and ensure an effective construction phase by applying an understanding of site management practices, interface management, risks, costs and co-ordination.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of undertaking design management activities at both tender and construction stages. This experience will include working on single stage, two stage and negotiated contracts across a range of sectors including education (schools, further and higher), health, commercial, residential, accommodation, retail and industrial.

Key skills

Competent user of Collaborative platforms such as Asite, 4Projects

Knowledge of current BREEAM & Sustainability requirements

Understanding and coordination of MEP design/systems and their integration within the construction process