Design Manager, Main Contractor – Kent

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £70,000
  • Location: Kent
  • Sector: Residential Development
  • Job Ref: CBU/7032

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Kent

Our client are a leading residential developer who are looking to strengthen their Design & Technical department with the addition of a strong Design Manager with five years’ experience working with a residential developer in the UK.

The purpose of the role will be to plan, review, co-ordinate and manage the outputs of all parties with design responsibility to achieve the objectives of the project in accordance with programme and cost imperatives from tender to handover. Responsible for technical compliance on 1-2 projects comprising 50-100 units at any time.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Value: Provide cost-conscious direction and instruction to consultant team. Review emerging design to eliminate waste and achieve economic design solutions which meet client brief and planning requirements. Work closely with Commercial team and alert to any emerging cost issues.
  • Client: Prepare and present monthly client report at monthly client meetings. Manage process of obtaining client signoff for design, specification and samples.
  • Risk: Create and manage project technical risk register. Flag technical and compliance risks and manage and report on mitigating measures.
  • Strategic: Develop strategic awareness of contractual matters and the importance of aligning project outcomes with wider company objectives.

This role is offering a salary of up to £70,000 basic + bonus and benefits.

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