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Design Manager

Design Manager


Job Description

Building a sustainable tomorrow
BAM Construct is recruiting an Assistant Design Manager to join their Midlands team.
This role will be based between our Midlands Office in Solihull and a project in Nuneaton.
Your mission
  • Demonstrating potential management qualities to encourage effective design team and construction team co-ordination and collaborative working to meet the Project goals
  • Embracing Digital Construction to enable a digital build-before-we build team approach
  • Understanding the project requirements including Client brief & business processes, and Employer Requirements
  • Assisting in the mitigation of design risks as part of the team
  • Assist in seeking opportunities to improve the design by considering how to improve safety, incorporate buildability, improve quality, reduce defects, and provide best value compliant solutions
  • Working with the tender team to develop the Contractor's Proposals document
  • Reporting to the Project Manager or Senior Design Manager, take responsibility for the management of the design through preconstruction and construction stages in line with company procedures; including managing the design development process and the interface with specialist sub-contract design
  • Ensuring design is developed in line with the most commercially advantageous position whilst meeting strategic objectives and contract requirements
  • Ensure the Design Management Plan and BIM Execution Plan is being properly utilised
  • Be aware of / provide input into, designer appointment / novation; roles and responsibilities (including a Design Interface Responsibility Matrix), scope of services, fee and fee drawdown, Task Information Delivery Plan (TIDP) and monitor performance against these
  • Assist in the management of the design programme and Information deliverables, ensuring this is fully co-ordinated with the project procurement and construction programmes and Pro-actively manage RFI's
  • Review safety risks checking they are identified, eliminated, reduced or controlled in line with CDM requirements. Ensure designers are carrying out their duties, and where required, support the role of Principal Designer in line with current CDM (2015)
  • Assisting and Co-ordinating the following: design process, and managing change
  • Take part in design co-ordination and design progress meetings with the design team and sub-contractors and ensuring that design risk assessments are produced. Prepare minutes, notes and reports as required to ensure effective communication and accurate records are maintained
  • Assisting in the document control process, supported by a document controller
  • Maintaining a professional approach with clients and their professional teams, sub-contractors and suppliers
Who are we looking for?
  • A “can-do” and collaborative approach
  • Enthusiastic team player, able to listen, understand, engage and motivate, and with confidence to make decisions when required
  • A desire to constantly learn, improve and share knowledge and experience
  • An understanding of both the design and construction processes, and the interface between them
  • Desire to drive improvements and benefits through embracing digital construction
  • Excellent communication skills, both at the personal level and more formal reporting level
  • GCSE’s+ HNC in Building Studies, Degree in Design Management or Architecture.
What’s in it for you?
A challenging and continuously changing environment in a forward thinking organisation.
In addition to an attractive salary and benefits package, we support further personal growth and development.
BAM operates a flexible working policy.
Your work environment
People are at the heart of what we do at BAM. We recognise that creating a diverse and inclusive environment that nurtures our employees and encourages them to bring their best and whole self to work is crucial. We’re on an exciting journey to get us there by recruiting the very best talent to join us regardless of race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics.
Be you! Join us today, so we can achieve amazing things together and build a sustainable tomorrow.
Who are we?
We construct, refurbish, extend and repurpose buildings from our network of offices across England, Scotland and Wales.
We undertake award winning projects for the public and private sector.
We use the latest digital technologies and modern methods of construction, to help us to deliver projects in a lean, green and more efficient way.
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