design manager in londonderry

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£ 45,000 per year
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londonderry, derry
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construction & property
job type
£ 45,000 per year
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job description

Are you an experienced Design Manager?

Interested in being involved in a large heavy civils project?

Randstad CPE currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Design Manager with heavy civils experience (value circa £200m) to get involved with a well known contractor on a permanent basis. This role will be based in the Northern Ireland.

This is a massive opportunity for any ambitious candidate. As well as being on board with a forward thinking main contractor, which will look great on any CV, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, vehicle and an attractive benefits package.

Duties and responsibilities

· Manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet
customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval
to the customer. Ensuring safety, quality, ease of maintenance and innovation.

· Ensure the Cost Manager for the work orders (planned works) is fully aware of any
impact on cost, quality and timely delivery of the design teams work.

· Establish and manage the documentation and deliverables completion processes.

· Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications &
maintain registers.

· Production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.

· Budgetary management of tender design fees and preparation of detailed design fee

· Designer liaison including design review meetings, progress & performance reporting, and design change control.

· Liaison with Clients, approval bodies and other relevant third parties.

· Input to analytical & interpretative reports on technical and commercial factors.

· Review of designs on behalf of the contractor, including interrogating drawings and other
technical documentation.

· Leading evaluation of added value options and participation in value engineering meetings.

· Budgetary management of tender design fees and preparation of detailed design fee

· Leading evaluation of added value options and participation in value engineering

· Undertake other managerial tasks/projects as required for the Company, to the time
frame agreed.

· Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies.


· Relevant Degree - Civil Engineering

· Full Driving Licence

· Professional qualification preferred

· Valid CSCS Card


· Typically a minimum of five years' experience in construction design/management or similar

· Strong knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material.

· Good working knowledge of BIM.

· Demonstrable experience of management and leadership for a significant time.

· Strong knowledge of planning requirements of different forms of construction designs.

· Have strong literacy and numerical skills

· Knowledge of full MS office suite including Project, Project Access and SharePoint

· Strong understanding of modern building techniques, plant and equipment and an appreciation
of logistical needs/issues.

· Appreciations of the impact of cost in the completion of a programme and development of a
construction solutions.

· Good career continuity.

· Be contractually and commercially aware in various forms of contract - NEC, ECI JCT etc.

· Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) Asta Powerproject, Autocad, Navisworks and database software.

Skills & Competencies

· Excellent writing and presentation skills

· Good communication skills

· Excellent attention to detail and meticulous planning skills

· Accurate and consistent approach

· Self-motivated. Capable of working under minimal supervision and on own initiative.

· Have an interest in BIM and actively encourage its use on live projects.

· Have a dynamic and involving approach in liaising with construction professionals,
designers and clients.

· Have an ability to review, co-ordinate and manage large volumes of information efficiently
and effectively.

· Be innovative and look for opportunities to add value.

As an Equal Opportunities organisation, Randstad CPE can guarantee that all applicants will receive equal treatment within our application and selection process.

If this opportunity is of interest then please get in touch with Paul Logan of Randstad CPE on 0131 240 0884 or 07879115075 or alternatively send an up to date CV or your number and I can call you.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.