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Assistant Design Manager

Assistant Design Manager

Assistant Design Manager ­- Main Contractor – Hertfordshire

 £50,000 base salary + Package

Our client is a main contractor that specialises in the creation of high-quality turnkey facilities in partnership with some of the UK’s leading developers, occupiers, retailers and logistics businesses.

They are currently recruiting for an Assistant Design Manager to join a growing business unit in Hertfordshire that work on industrial, commercial, and healthcare projects up to 100M

They are a friendly, family-feel business that have great values and offer training to development their staff. Join a dynamic and diverse team that will progress further in your career.


Overview of role

  • Assist team in management and compilation of the overall project
  • Along with the Senior Design Manager develop, control and manage the project specific Design Programme which is part of broader Master Delivery Programme
  • Manage and coordinate external consultants in their day to day duties related to design, coordination and technical aspects of production information and to ensure delivery within the constraints of time, quality, budget and technical requirements
  • Organise and manage weekly, fortnightly or monthly technical coordination workshops, Package Reviews and Design Team Meetings
  • Ensure translation of the planning scheme into an efficient and workable commercial solution
  • Oversee document control with regards to registration and distribution of design and technical information
  • Liaise with key personnel within the project team in preparation of project costing and design works
  • Co-ordinate all technical information from start to completion of project. Work with Senior Design Manager to submit, manage and present the sign off of specific design issues and samples/mock-ups to the right project team
  • Manage and drive external consultants in the preparation and issue of production information to an agreed programme
  • Review ER technical specifications
  • Keep the Senior Design Manager appraised of all design and technical issues arising which may influence productivity and progress
  • Constantly monitor all production information and consultant activities against budgetary allowances and report any variances
  • Ensure all statutory enquiries, crossovers, sewer connections etc., are submitted and pursued for their timely return
  • Monitor and control all production information in close liaison with the project surveyor to ensure cost controls are kept and information produced is in line with the budget
  • Ensure that the drive for world class Health and Safety is delivered in all aspects of your work
  • Ensure that all aspects of the building design are fully coordinated including but not restricted to, structures, M&E, façades, internal specification, service strategies, maintenance strategies etc.
  • Monitor changes from Client, design consultants, subcontractors and proposed changes by construction team
  • Manage the RFI and distribute to the relevant parties


Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Main contractor or residential developer experience is essential
  • Ability to sometimes lead, chair and influence multi party teams and stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal skills including, communication and team building
  • Understanding of Traditional and Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)
  • CSCS
  • Technical skills and the ability to use design and project management software
  • Problem solving skills and creative thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation and time management
  • Commercial awareness
  • Teamworking, relationship-building skills
  • Understanding of client management skills

If you are interested in this exceptional opportunity, please call me for a confidential discussion on 07485308791 or email your details to [email protected]

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£40000 - £50000 Per Annum pension, healthcare, life insurance
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