senior design manager in knebworth

job type
£ 65,000 per year
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job details

knebworth, east of england
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 65,000 per year
reference number
0170 737 8378
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job description

The opportunity:

On behalf of one of the most successful main contractors in the region who have an outstanding pipeline of work, we are keen to speak with experienced Senior Design Managers to join the team in Hertfordshire, working on a diverse range of projects throughout the Northern Home Counties ranging in value from £5-50m.

The role will be based at Head Office in Herts, with visits to site, clients and consultants premises as required.


* Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.
* Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities.
* Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer's Requirements.
* Production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
* Manage the design process via external consultants.
* Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design.
* Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates.
* Review Sub contractor design proposals.
* Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers.
* Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed.
* Facilitate the completion of a project risk register.
* Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required.

Key Skills:

* Commercial awareness.
* Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes
* Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
* Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads.
* Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.


* BSc in a Design or Construction related discipline (or by experience)
* Most hold a full UK driving licence

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.


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educational requirements

BSc architecture