Design Manager



A Tier One Contractor require a Design Manager to operate the on-site design process at ‘RIBA Stage 4 and 5 – Technical Design and Construction’, on a healthcare project in Lincoln

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

* Assist the Regional/Senior Design Manager in discharging their tender stage tasks and responsibilities

* Review the Project Information including the Employer’s Requirements, Contractor’s Proposals and Design Team appointments to brief the Design Team on their contractual obligations and their corresponding duties

* Agree, in conjunction with the site team, the specialist subcontractor procurement strategy

* Produce and agree the Project Stage Design Programme and associated Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor / report on progress

* Produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme

* Monitor / report on progress to ensure overall progress against programme is maintained

* Establish and agree the project Common Data Environment (CDE), the project file structure, virtual file links, email file links, security rights, work flows and voting rights

* Establish the frequency and content for all design coordination workshops and progress meetings

* Produce the project specific Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and monitor compliance

* Close out design assumptions, design opportunities (VE), design risks (HSE/CDM) made during the early stages of the design or the tender process

* Verify that all new design documentation is compliant, coordinated, affordable and buildable on a weekly basis in accordance with the DMP

* Assist in the commercial and technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns, establish interfaces and review alternative design

* Prepare technical submissions for alternative designs, system, component, product and or material proposals for client approval

* Progress the discharge of all outstanding Planning Conditions and the approval of all Building Regulation matters

* Manage the post contract change control process in accordance with the DMP

* Ensure all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor Design Risk Assessments are produced for review and approval

* Obtain responses to primary, secondary designers’ TQs from the client’s team and specialist subcontractor TQs from the primary designers

* Monitor the production and quality of all design documentation against the agreed Design Quality / Key Performance Indicators

* Obtain Design Reports from primary and secondary designers to accompany the monthly CVRs

* Progress the approval of all specified design certificates including, CDM, BREEAM, Secure by Design

* Ensure that all changes to primary and secondary design work are incorporated in the As-Built design documentation

* Assist the Document Controller in archiving all final issue design documentation, for all As-Built Drawings, O&M Manuals, Health and Safety File and Post Construction Stage BREEAM certificate

Candidate Specification:

CSCS: Relevant Card

Degree or equivalent

Professional Membership: DCIOB and or CIBSE (Desired)

Experience within the Healthcare & Medical Research / Biosciences sectors

5 years plus in Design Management role for projects in the value of £5 to 50m

Experience of BIM Level 2 also preferred.

Salary & Benefits:

£50,000 – £55,000

Car Allowance – £5600

26 Days Holiday



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