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Technical Manager / Design Manager- Construction

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Industry: Construction

Company: AppletonYoung

Location: Waterloo, London

Technical Manager / Design Manager- ConstructionDescription: Design Manager / Technical Manager - Lewisham Design Manager to join the Housing Division of a Main Contractor for a large £65M Residential Mixed Use Regeneration project based in Lewisham. Job Purpose and Scope: Responsible to Lead/Manage the design process in order to develop a design compliant with all contract requirements and in the most cost effective way. All information will be fully coordinated in order to deliver the project on time, within budget and to meet the client requirements Accountabilities: Responsible for design compliance, Buildability, efficiency of design and supporting the bid process. Key Tasks & Activities • Is responsible to Lead the full design and coordination process from inception to the Commercial Transfer of the project. • Is responsible to support the procurement teams in order to win the project. • Is responsible to ensure consultant produced procurement and bid information complies with the contract requirements and are developed in the most cost effective way. (i.e. Reviews the design output and verifies its compliance with Client's output specifications and LSEH Contractor Proposals submission). • Is responsible for providing the bid team with cost effective solutions on allocated tenders. • Is responsible to review Consultants Scope of Works and Responsibility Matrix, making sure they are back to back with other consultants and review the scope as required. • Is responsible for obtaining statutory approvals and certification. • Is responsible for obtaining specialist design packages, ensuring their incorporation into the main design and their compliance • Is responsible to plan the design tasks in line with procurement and strategies developed by the Pre-Construction Manager/Bid Manager/Bid Lead. • Is responsible to Review the content of each design package with designer and commercial team. • Is responsible to Monitor the performance of the design progress, budgets, quality against objectives and take all required actions. • Is responsible to organize, chair and record design reviews • Is responsible to define the Consultants Fees level. • Is responsible to lead the commenting on drawings and specifications in accordance with the design documents submission procedure. • Is responsible to lead the sign off of the documents to the correct status. • Is responsible to manage the Doc control • Is responsible to Liaise between Clients, Consultants and the project staff for design matters. • Is responsible to represents LSEH at the regular co-ordination meetings with the Consultants/ and if required sub-contractors. This includes leading weekly work shop meetings with Consultants as required. • Is responsible to assess and authorizes appointed consultants payments regarding their contract responsibilities. • Is responsible for supporting by preparing the Design Transfer, Commercial Transfer and Objective with the other members of staff for all relevant sections. • Is responsible to Lead and manage the Environmental Certification Process i.e. BREEAM/CfSH: Strategy / design development compliancy, securing all Design credits in line with targets defined. • Is responsible to lead the Consultant Performance Assessment process. • To comply with Company Policies, Processes and Procedures (i.e.: Design management plans, etc.) Essential & Desirable Criteria Essential - Knowledge of the design process, at commercial design stage with a Main Contractor - Good all round technical knowledge - Excellent communication skills - Ability to manage consultants scope and budgets - Proven experience of managing design on numerous projects - Working knowledge of the Building Regulations Desirable - Residential experience - Have a working knowledge of BREEAM and CfSH - Have a working knowledge of single and 2 stage tendering - Understanding of fire and acoustic requirements - Design, engineering or construction qualification Excellent package for the right person

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