​Design Manager - Developer 

Location Liverpool
Discipline General Construction
Job Type Permanent
Salary £55,000
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Design Manager - Developer 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager. Our client is an high end developer. They are seeking to recruit an experienced Design Manager to join their team based in Liverpool.

Key Role & Responsibilities – Design Manager

Allocation of Staff to ensure programme and technical compliance

Weekly design reviews with personnel to ensure programme compliance and support in resolution of issues

Performance monitoring, mentoring and training as required or the facilitation of resource to do such.

Selection and appointment of external design resource as well ensuring that in-house personnel are allocated to manage

Design Office resource planning budget advise and costs to complete information projecting likely design costs

Technical & Buildability Support

Review project drawings for buildability, compliance with Building Regs and the like, as well as project Specifications and project Sub Contract deliverables.

Technical guidance on projects generally

Technical guidance to staff generally

The establishment of processes and procedures for design work and drawings covering revisions, RFI’s, Tech Subs and the like.

Establishment of a resource structure for all designers to allow Structural Engineering Calculations, Thermal Calculations and the like to be completed on projects in a timely manner

Commercial Support

Identification of Variations and Variation information to support claims by the Commercial Department

Value Engineering review of projects to better delivery and material costs and the like

The forming of supply chain links by working with Purchasing to ‘standardise’ the design approach, use cost effective partners and details for typical details and components such as EPDM, fixings and the like

Processes and Procedures

Evaluate present practices and review for betterment as well as integration with the new Accounts Software (SAP by Design).

In return, our client offer a competitive salary.


Please call Carla at 18 Rec for a confidential chat