Sector: Professions

Location: West Yorkshire

Remuneration: £ - £60000 Per Annum

Job Reference: BL74678

Opportunity for a Senior Design Manager to work for the Yorkshire Regional Business of a National Main Contractor with a proven track record for delivering award winning projects for international developers, blue chip companies and the public sector.

Tier 1 Main Contractor, with a National turnover of £700 million, operating across Yorkshire on building contracts across healthcare, commercial and retail, education and residential sectors. The company provides a very attractive work environment with a high staff retention figure.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the design function out on site through the construction delivery stage. The role will be initially based in the main office and then partly site based, on a large scale £100 million+ mixed use city centre development. They will be responsible for the success of the appearance and appeal of the project and will be required to make decisions on every aspect of this, after full consultation with project and management teams.

Managing the design process using commercial, contractual, programme/time awareness and technical expertise, and in accordance with the company Design Management Procedures.
Ensuring pricing assumptions are consistent with the development of the design.
Development of relationships with customers – supporting, understanding and advising the client as to the requirements and his/her obligations in the development of a building design.
Management and development of Relationships with Design team.
Ensuring the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice, where appropriate.

Experience Required
Strong background of main contractor design processes at commercial and construction stages.
Expert understanding of the Design & Build process
Planning process and building regulations knowledge
Excellent presentation, communication, management and negotiation skills
Good knowledge of Building Contract and Consultant Contracts
Design, engineering or construction qualification.

Up to £60,000 plus company car/allowance, plus package.

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf our client.

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