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    Location: Islington

    Salary: £75,000 - £85,000

    I am working in partnership with an established main contractor who has been working in London for over fifty years, turnover circa £250m. They are actively seeking to recruit a Senior Design Manager to be the design lead in the practice reporting directly into the Technical Director. You will be working on new build large scale residential developments.

    The Job

    • Oversee and manage the design team
    • Clear communication of expectations for design deliverables with designers/design sub-contractors
    • Proven ability to oversee and amend construction drawings when necessary
    • Good client communication skills
    • Work on medium-large sized new build residential schemes
    • To recognise Contractual, Financial, Technical and Operational risks and to find opportunities for Value Engineering
    • To support the fulfilment of the pipeline of contracts safely
    • Lead the appointment of design and associated Consultants, ensuring a contractual requirements are captured, along with the deliverables being clearly defined using such tools as the IRS, MIDP/Design responsibility matrix, deliverables and scope of services
    • Oversee and help put together programmes
    • Delivery of fully co-coordinated and detailed design proposals and production information in time and within budget for design work, procurement and construction

    Minimum Requirements

    • 4 years experience working for a main contractor on UK based schemes
    • Architecturally Professionally Qualified either RIBA/ARB/MCIAT registered, or Part 1/HND(C) Qualified
    • Experience managing teams
    • Experience in the use of JCT Design & Build Contracts, with good construction drawing detail/building regulations/legislation knowledge.
    • Be able to demonstrate longevity of service

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