Senior Design Manager



Position: Senior Design Manager

Location: Mayfair, London

Project: Superprime residential £100m

Salary: Highly competitive

The Company

The client is a successful main contractor who specialise in the high-end residential and 5-star hotel market in London and the southeast. They boast an annual turnover in excess of £250m.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced lead Design Manager who has worked for a main contractor on London based new build residential projects.

This role is to work on a luxury 5-star Hotel with a contract value in excess of £100m. You will ideally have experience leading residential or hotel projects previously & be able to lead meetings with external design teams and ensure that they are delivering design on time, within budget, and at the desired quality. Experience of leading projects in the £50m plus range is essential as is a solid RC Frame and structural knowledge.

Key Accountabilities will include:

* Understand the client brief, ER’s, specifications & drawings; assist if any ER discrepancies arise

* Prepare trackers to manage the full D&B build process using the pro-formas from the Intranet

* Develop the Design Risk Assessment (DRA) and assist in the ongoing Technical Audits

* Produce the information release schedule (IRS) Building and MEP using ACL pro-forma docs and formally agree it with the Design Team

* Assist in the development of the procurement schedule

* Chair & manage design team meetings including production & issue minutes

* Provide value engineering and buildability reviews with technical feedback to the project team

* Manage and track the design development process

* Understand the full requirements of BREEAM & manage the process through our appointed consultants looking for best value design to economically meet code compliance to meet the timer constraints of the project

* Develop sub-contractors and Suppliers design/specs with the design team ensuring that full ER and Statutory compliance is met

* Ensure Design Team comply with Planning Consent & Building Regulations

* Co-ordinate drawings, check the drawings comply with the ER’s & Standard

The Plus Points

This is a great opportunity to further your career on a prestigious project that will stand out on any CV. Long term career prospects are on offer for the successful applicant along with a generous remuneration

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