Sphere Solutions are working with a one of the regions leading building contractors, who are looking to recruit a Design Manager to join their expanding team.
Projects will be varied, covering all aspects of construction, including commercial, leisure, regeneration and refurbishment, up to £50 million in value.Initially, you will take charge of the technical aspects of a £15 million scheme near Newport which is of a pharmaceutical/health nature
Roles and responsibilities will include:
Manage the on site design process at ‘RIBA Stage 4 and 5 – Technical Design and Construction’, in accordance with Design Management processes and procedures.
Review the Project Information including the Employer’s Requirements, Contractor’s Proposals and Design Team appointments to brief the Design Team on their contractual obligations and their corresponding duties
Agree, in conjunction with the site team, the specialist subcontractor procurement strategy
Produce and agree the Project Stage Design Programme and associated Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor / report on progress
Produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme
Monitor / report on progress to ensure overall progress against programme is maintained
Establish and agree the project Common Data Environment (CDE), the project file structure, virtual file links, email file links, security rights, work flows and voting rights
Establish the frequency and content for all design coordination workshops and progress meetings
Produce the project specific Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and monitor compliance
Close out design assumptions, design opportunities (VE), design risks (HSE/CDM) made during the early stages of the design or the tender process
Verify that all new design documentation is compliant, coordinated, affordable and buildable on a weekly basis in accordance with the DMP
Manage the submission and timely approval of all reviewable design data
Assist in the commercial and technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns, establish interfaces and review alternative design
Prepare technical submissions for alternative designs, system, component, product and or material proposals for client approval
Progress the discharge of all outstanding Planning Conditions and the approval of all Building Regulation matters
Manage the post contract change control process in accordance with the DMP
Ensure all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor Design Risk Assessments are produced for review and approval
Chair and record the outcomes of all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor design workshops/meetings
Review and approve primary and secondary designers’ Applications for Payment
Obtain Design Reports from primary and secondary designers to accompany the monthly CVRs
Progress the approval of all specified design certificates including, CDM, BREEAM, Secure by Design
Ensure that all changes to primary and secondary design work are incorporated in the As-Built design documentation
Undertake design performance reviews for all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor designers
Candidates will come from a proven main contractor background and you will have worked on a range of building and refurb schemes as Design Coordinator and Manager in the past. You will reside either side of the Severn bridge.
On offer is a highly competitive salary, Car Allowance, private healthcare and pension. With excellent career opportunities this is an exciting time to join this contractor.
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