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Senior Design Manager
|Job Title:||Senior Design Manager|
|Job Published:||July 30, 2018 09:10|
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Design Manager to join our Construction Residential team in London where the primary focus will be to assist management of the design on a specific residential project, typically from winning the tender through to completion.
Within the group, Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality.
We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.
Key Accountabilities will include:
Produce agree and manage, with all relevant parties, a realistic design programme and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements.
Manage the design on site with where appropriate the assistance of other site based resource implementing the design management procedures to ensure the timely production of information.
Where applicable manage/assist in the production of the Contractors proposals, ensuring they are complete, unambiguous, and have been reviewed by the bid team, and have been updated to include all post tender negotiations.
Ensure that all design deliverables are reviewed to establish they are within budget, are fully coordinated and are buildable.
Review the design with respect to mitigating Health and Safety issues prior to construction.
Ensure the project team are working to the agreed Contractors Proposals.
Where nominated control design change process management.
Where nominated organise and chair regular design team meetings.
Provide guidance to the project team on design related issues.
Assist the Principal/Senior Design Manager in the implementation of Continuous Improvement programmes and innovation.
To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive, passionate and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business. You will have excellent Senior Design Management experience, gained from being involved in New Build Residential or Mixed Use schemes to the value of £50M.
A bit about us:
Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.
As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.
Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.
The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).
We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.