Design Manager
Galliford Try
Greater London- GB
6d ago


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We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we’d like a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

Role Overview :

We have a challenging yet exciting opportunity become available within our Building London & South East Commercial business unit.

We are looking to recruit a Design Manager who will provide Design support on relevant projects within the Greater London area, as required.

The ideal candidate should have experience of working for a Tier 1 Contractor within the Built Environment.

Key Responsibilities :

  • The management of the design on a specific bid or project.
  • Manage the design process to comply with the policies and procedures contained within the IMS governance systems
  • Identify design requirements for the bid from the clients brief
  • To deliver the correct design by realising the design opportunities and mitigating the risks to ensure bid winning solutions or projects can be delivered
  • Develop and compile the design proposals for inclusion within the contractors documentation
  • Select and assess design team or if notated undertake appropriate checks
  • Appoint the design team, agree schedules of responsibilities and fee agreements for services / design deliverables and resourcing requirements
  • Manage the Design Team, the design development and design review process
  • Manage and monitor performance of consultants to liaise with Statutory Bodies or Statutory Authorities for compliance sign off
  • Undertake regular site inspections to make sure the built product meets design intent and take appropriate action if not
  • Manage and monitor design delivery against agreed deliverable dates, and report to SDM on performance issues
  • Be responsible for developing the design programme with consultants and planner for bids or projects.
  • Experience and Qualifications :

  • Operations background preferable i.e. moved into design from operations
  • Holding the relevant chartered Membership of a Professional Institute or working towards gaining membership
  • You will have experience of working within the Construction industry, specifically on Design and Build, new build and refurbishment projects, more specifically education, healthcare and / or commercial projects.
  • CSCS card will be required
  • Full Driving licence required
  • In Return :

    We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges.

    We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements .

    With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

    About us :

    We are one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects.

    As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in.

    Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

    Construction Division :

    As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors.

    The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate.

    It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments : Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

    Building :

    The Building Division works across health, education, defense and commercial markets, with a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients.

    Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our clients’ construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations.

    Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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