Senior Design Manager

Closing date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 15:00
Kier Utilities
United Kingdom

Senior Design Manager
Salary and benefits:
Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts, share save plans and 26 days annual leave.

Location: Within 1 hours’ commute of Basingstoke
Business area: Buildings
Kier is looking to recruit a Senior Design Manager. The main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and integrate the activities of our external design consultants. Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities, to control and interrogate the activities of external design consultants.

* Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.
* Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities.
* Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer’s Requirements.
* Production of a Contractor’s Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
* Manage our design process via external consultants.
* Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design.
* Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates.
* Review Sub contractor design proposals.
* Verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers.
* Ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed.
* Facilitate the completion of a project risk register.
* Attend tender launch /tender adjudication and launch meetings as required.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
* Commercial awareness.
* Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes.
* Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
* Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads.
* Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.
Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let’s shape your world together.

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