Design Manager

2019-10-04 11:13:472019-10-31 Blu Coal
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Maidstone
Area Kent, England Maidstone
Sector Civils
Salary £55k - 65k per year + Package
Start Date
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 7673
Job Views 138

Design Manager | Civil Engineering | £65,000

An opportunity has arisen for a Design Manager to join a leading Civil Engineering comopany based in Kent with a turnover in excess of £100m. You will be responsible for coordinating the design work involved across the entire construction process on an exciting portfolio of projects.

Key Responsibilities of the Design Manager

  • Leading design project meetings
  • Overseeing external design teams
  • Liaising with other teams and departments
  • Working with clients to ensure that their requirements are fulfilled, and expectations met
  • Making sure that design information is available to those who need it, when they need it
  • Maintaining thorough documentation of all processes
  • Keeping up to date with changing legislation and codes of practice to ensure compliance
  • Requires a thorough understand of technical, regulatory and commercial issues as well as pure design considerations
  • Input to design at tender through to project completion
  • Maintaining design programmes
  • Drive forward value engineering and innovation into the project designs
  • Any other reasonable requests as required by Management
  • It is expected that of your behaviours and day to day activities will be underpinned by the company core values

Minimum Qualifications/Experience required of the Design Manager

  • Civil Engineering degree or equivalent
  • HNC/HND/degree in Construction Management or Architecture
  • BSc in Design and Construction Management

Essential and Desirable Skills of the Design Manager

  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage a heavy workload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
  • Excellent people skills
  • The ability to present ideas effectively and evaluate the ideas of others whilst in meetings
  • Experience in Temporary work designs
  • Experience in external public realm design (Hard/Soft landscaping)
  • Be honest and reliable

To learn more and be considered for this opportunity, please apply accordingly. 

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