Senior Design Manager

  • Location:

    Bournemouth, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Construction & Property

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  • Contact:

    Tomas Lilley

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Start date:

    25/06/2020 13:41:33

Senior Design Manager
Building South
Office Base: Reigate
Site Base: Bournemouth
Salary: £75,000 per annum + £5,000 Car Allowance

A BRAND NEW opportunity has arisen for a Senior Design Manager in Building & Construction.

This project will be The Winter Gardens site in Bournemouth. Full planning permission was granted in 2019 for the £150m Winter Gardens development, which will be a landmark scheme for Bournemouth, transforming a long-neglected site into a stunning modern town centre community for residents of the development and the wider town.

In your role as Senior Design Manager you manage the off site design process on Stage 1 and 2 tenders, commencing at 'RIBA Stage 2 or 3 - Concept or Developed Design' and then manage the on site design process at 'RIBA Stage 4 and 5 - Technical Design and Construction', in accordance with the VCUK Design Management processes and procedures.

Please Note: in instances where support from an Building Services Manager is unavailable then the Design Manager is responsible for the successful discharge of their Specific Tasks and Responsibilities.

Your Role as Senior Design Manager will be to run the design teams for Bournemouth Winter Gardens but may be required to work on other projects at the same time where resource is required to relieve pressure.

Winter Gardens is a very large mixed development comprising, flats, retail, leisure and underground car park.

The Ideal Senior Design Manager will be expected to lead a multi disciplined design team and must be able to command leadership and respect.

You will have the ability to produce and manage design programmes is essential along with a good understand of contractual and commercial matters.

It is essential that you as Senior Design Manager will undertake technically critique information for buildability, value and technical correctness/compliance so that we avoid long term defects.

The Ideal Candidate for the Senior Design Manager position will be expected to have a presence on site either working on or visiting. Therefore a CSCS is required

BSc or equivalent in a construction related technical subject such as Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture.

Professional Membership:
Desired : MICE, MCIOB or equivalents

In return the business will provide a clear and structured development and support within the business as well as a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. You will receive a wide range of benefits including:

* Competitive and generous Salary
* Generous pension scheme
* Private Dental
* Company Shares
* Financial Services discounts
* Eye care
* Generous Holiday entitlement

To apply for this role please send your current CV or to find out more about this position and have a confidential conversation about your career please call Tom Lilley at Search Brighton.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.