Design Manager

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • London

SSA Ltd.

Reports To: Operations Director
Location: Site / Head office

Job Purpose Statement
To lead and build a technical department within Maylim to bring innovation, best practice &
quality in both pre-construction and delivery to all Maylim operations.
This role with add value and allow Maylim to offer a fully integrated external works design and
build solution to our clients.

Key Accountabilities

  • To lead, recruit, build and develop in house design capability including engineering, landscape layouts and detailing, M&E, civil and structural design & temporary works.
  • To procure and manage external design consultants for specific project deliverables
  • To work with the preconstruction team to assess value engineering, buildability, programme and other opportunities within project tenders to generate a competitive advantage and innovate design and build solutions.
  • To lead an upskilling in technological use in Maylim including BIM, 3D modelling, new material technology.
  • To produce and monitor bespoke procurement packages with project teams to add value
  • To lead/input to the design and procurement process for projects, working with design consultants, design team and Maylim’s supply chain and sub-contractors to complete the design in line with programme requirements.
  • To build strong client relationships and present a positive and professional image of Maylim.
  • To lead in delivering the best quality work, first time around.
  • To carry out in house design including architectural, landscape, BIM, 3D modelling and detailing.
  • To upskill colleague’s knowledge of design, architecture and civil engineering principles and how they relate to our project work. Main Contacts

Internal External

  • All site personnel
  • Managers and Directors
  • Client
  • Sub-Contractors
  • Material Suppliers
  • Third party stakeholders
  • Design teams

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge/Technical:
    • Professional qualification
    • Member of a professional body
    • AutoCAD, BIM
  • Behavioural Skills:
    • Working as ‘one team’ across multiple
    functions to deliver exceptional results for
    our clients
    • Strong people engagement and
    management skills
    • Ability to recruit, manage and motivate a
    team
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks under tight
    deadlines
  • Previous Experience:
    • Proven technical and project abilities
    • Strong organisational and management skills
    • Knowledge of the requirements and implementation of CDM regulations
    • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental issues relevant to the project environment
    • Sufficient experience required in construction

To apply for this job email your details to maisie@plant-planet.co.uk.