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Job Description:

Our client are looking to recruit a Design Manager to lead and manage a design team, both internally and with specialist partners.

You will mobilise and lead a design team to produce design information that is construction led and always seek to exceed customers' expectations. Your ability to partner with construction and client teams to generate efficiencies and drive innovation in both design development and construction will help us become a leading provider.

You will ensure that designs are developed and produced in a cost-effective, timely and collaborative manner.

You will also ensure that the completed designs embody the agreed optimum balance between all competing constraints and factors.

Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;

- Lead implementation of Health, Safety and Environment responsibilities, including CDM

- Core technical acumen, experience, and leadership in the Highway and Public Realm space including qualification to approve and authorise designs for construction

- Natural client liaison and management ability to uphold and develop relationships

- Development, adaptation, and application of design management systems and processes ensuring continuous improvement including understanding and application of BIM

- Commercial management throughout design including application of the NEC contract suite

Formal qualifications required;

- Lead implementation of Health, Safety and Environment responsibilities, including CDM

- Core technical acumen, experience, and leadership in the Highway and Public Realm space including qualification to approve and authorise designs for construction

- Natural client liaison and management ability to uphold and develop relationships

- Development, adaptation, and application of design management systems and processes ensuring continuous improvement including understanding and application of BIM

- Commercial management throughout design including application of the NEC contract suite

Skills required;

Competent IT skills and computer literacy using:

  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Project

Experience required;

Minimum 5 years' experience in supervising or undertaking the design of highway projects, including the use of BIM

Experience in establishing design management / BIM standards, methods, procedures and supporting documents

Your portfolio of projects may include highway and public realm projects across the UK of a value from £1m to £25m.

Knowledge;

Experience and understanding of construction methodologies and processes enabling a construction led design process

Personal qualities;

Good working knowledge of The Design Manual for Roads & Bridges

Good working knowledge of the way in which Consulting Engineers operate

Good communication skills

Commitment to partnering

Commitment to a high quality service

Awareness of all company operating and safety procedures

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other

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