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Freelance Design Manager - Top 10 Main Contractor - London

Professional & technical Vacancies East-Central London - Freelance Design Manager - Top 10 Main Contractor - London

  • Ref No:
    VAC-16975
  • Location:
    East-Central London
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Skills:
    Construction
  • Type:
    Contract
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Hourly Rate:
    £28.00
  • Qualifications:
    SMSTS, CSCS (Black/Management), First Aid at Work (3 day course)
Vacancy Description:

Our client is one of the leading Main Contractors in the UK, with a turnover in excess of £2bn and who cover most sectors of construction delivering a broad cross section of schemes. They have asked us to supply them with a Freelance Design Manager on the back of some major project awards in London.
Design Manager responsibilities:

- Regular client liaison, chairing meetings with reps and ensuring all client enquiries are dealt with.
- Chairing Design Team meetings with Architects, Structural Engineers and Consultants.
- Good working knowledge of building standards such as NHBC, BREEM etc.
- Leading the Design Team for each assigned project including key scope, schedule and cost.
- Sales meetings with client in order to identify and interpret client needs and requirements.
- Enforcing rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Leading the Design Team in the preparation of conceptual / ACAD drawings.
- Leading and assisting the Design Team in the preparation and checking of Bill of Quantities and specification literature.
- Presenting the project design and quotation to client and ensuring order conversion.
- Ensuring that the Design Team coordinate and follow-up with client prior and during project execution.
- Attending site and progress meetings internally as well as with clients.
- Ensuring that the Document Control is up to date at all times.
- Authorisation to make design changes post-contract subject to pre-established budget parameters.

Experience Required

- BSc in Construction Management or similar.
- 5 years+ Construction Design experience.
- Design Manager experience working for a Top 20 Main Contractor.

Our client offers quality project work and very competitive daily rates.

If you are interested in this position e-mail your CV to Rob Glaser at the e-mail address: professional@uklgroup.com

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