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Technical Design Manager

Location: Medway

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £70,000 - £85,000

Technical Design Manager


£70,000 - £85,000

Our client in Kent is seeking a Technical Design Manager to join their team.

The successful candidate will support the company Sub-contractors, Design Coordinators, Design Managers and the Operational / Commercial Teams with managing the design, delivery, coordination and design approvals for the client, from pre-planning through to completion of works on site.

As the Technical Design Manager, you will manage the company mechanical and electrical consultants in the execution of their duties, and where required, assist in the management of sub-contractors.

Working hours 8am to 5.30pm Monday - Friday

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Head of Design in formal appointment of design consultants, ensuring design responsibilities are clearly defined and fully aligned with project objectives
  • Work closely with the Subcontract Design Team to deliver project information in accordance with employer requirements and programme
  • Assist with, monitor, co-ordinate and control the flow of design information to ensure the timely release of information for pre-construction and construction activities
  • Review design information at tender stage and undertake a full design gap analysis to advise the bidding team of any design non-compliance, risks, and opportunities
  • Assist, when required, in the selection and appointment of the consultant designers and design and build sub-contractors
  • Ensure designs and details produced are economic and do not exceed budgeted or estimated cost without good reason and are in conformance with the specified or detailed requirements for quality
  • Ensure the design is accurately delivered and to industry quality onsite through routine inspections on site and is validated on completion of the works
  • Attend and, where necessary, chair client engagement and design team meetings, arranging attendance for all company in house and consultant designers as required
  • Support other members of the design team to meet key project milestones
  • Guide, coach and support other members of the design team to share best practice and strive to learn and advance own personal knowledge and experience
  • Review the performance of sub-contractors and consultants, and their suitability to remain on the supply chain
  • Check and collate third party commissioning certificates
  • Assist in producing Operating and Maintenance manuals
  • Provide a monthly issues report to directly to the Director

Person Specification

  • Experience as a Design Manager / Building Services Manager and of managing, coaching and mentoring a team
  • Have experience of Building Services design through all stages, from concept to co-ordinated installation drawings, technical submissions and O&Ms
  • Experience of design and build contracts with specific knowledge of high rise residential buildings
  • Working knowledge of CDM Regulations and expert knowledge of CIBSE guides, Building Regulations, Building Bulletins and Health Technical Memorandums
  • Working knowledge of working with BREEAM
  • Auto CAD

Closing date for applications: March 5, 2019

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Contact Info

Head Office: Carlton Recruitment Solutions Ltd Global House, 1 Ashley Avenue, Epsom,
Surrey KT18 5AD

01372 253350


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