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Design Manager

  Number of Vacancies: 1
  Location: Aldershot, Hampshire
  Type: Permanent
  Closing date: 30/12/2017

Key Purpose of the Role:

To lead and manage the design team and the development of the detail design, for which ADCW is responsible, in accordance with programme requirements and project commercial objectives. You will also assist in the evaluation and setting of status of key sub-contract drawings, as well as coordinating the development of package designs in line with lessons learnt and manage the design approval process of sub-contractors details.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all work carried out by the design team is in accordance with the Aspire Management System
  • Manage the production of a comprehensive suite of documents from Scheme Design Report(SDR) to construction issue
  • To accept the SDR from the FDM and continue coordination of Authority and 3rd party requirements as directed by the FDM
  • Ensure that designs including trade contractor designs and shop drawings are checked for conformity with the specification and contract
  • Support the Planning Supervisor to ensure that design risk assessments are undertaken
  • Ensure that design programmes are maintained including a Schedule of Design Deliverables
  • Monitor and report progress to the Project Director at regular interval
  • Attend kick off meetings, progress and design co-ordination meetings at regular interval
  • Attend the Inter discipline Coordination (IDC) meetings
  • Arrange, chair and minute the design to procurement hand over meetings
  • Check compatibility of designed tolerances
  • Visit and interface with the site based design co-ordinators to resolve ADCW site team design queries
  • Support the procurement department in the review of production of tenders in regard to design development and management
  • Maintain communication and good working relationships with all disciplines which supports Aspire Defence Purpose Vision and Values for the Allenby & Connaught Project

Skills & Experience:

  • It is essential the candidate has design management experience working on large projects.
  • Exposure to the PFI/PPP and two stage tendering is essential
  • A Professional Qualification in Architecture, Engineering , Construction or Project Management
  • HNC/HND in Building, Engineering or Architecture

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