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Design Manager

Posted 13 days ago

Full Time
Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction industry?
If so, weve a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for a highly organised and competent Design Manager to join our Northeast and Cumbria area division working on the £5.1 billion Defence Estates Optimisation Programme (DEOP) starting with Marne Barracks in Catterick.
About the role:
Working as part of a wider team you will provide a professional, comprehensive, and sustainable design service for our customers and key partners/suppliers, assisting with the coordination of the overall design process.
You will ensure that the design fully accords with the defined specifications as detailed within the work package control document or subcontract documents as appropriate, ensuring compliance with the DIO design sign off procedures.
You will drive innovation and ensure that we Learn from Experience (LfE) to realise continuous improvement benefits to the project and wider programme.
Ideally you will:
Hold a HND/HNC/degree in a relevant discipline.
Hold membership to a relevant professional institute i.e. CIOB.
Have experience of working in both pre-construction and construction.
Be experienced in the Defence sector.
Have good management skills, able to motivate self and colleagues to achieve high standards of compliance.
Have good operational planning and time management skills, able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
Be able to present to multiple stakeholders key information and obtain agreement
Understand and be able to work within different NEC forms of contract
Have sound knowledge of construction practices and standards.
Be familiar with managing the planning process
Have experience of working on different CDEs such as Viewpoint
Hold security clearance
We strive to support our colleagues to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We understand that many of our people have family and personal responsibilities and so we are committed to providing that support. Pension Scheme matched up to 6%; 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and rising to 30 days after 8 years service and the holiday plus scheme; Private Healthcare Cover; Life Assurance up to 4 times your basic salary; Recognition for professional qualification/membership achieved up to £#####; Mental Wellbeing and Employee Supports; People Portal for high street discounts; Long Service Awards; Sharesave Plan; Incentive Scheme; Enhanced Family leave and more!
About Us
We provide national construction services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners, and ourselves.
Our Leadership are focused on building a sustainable and profitable business unit based on selective, relationship-based business driven by outstanding people who are motivated by delivering an exceptional customer experience.
Relationships with our customers and supply chain partners drives our business strategy. We have a balanced approach to securing new work, engaging with customers and frameworks that offer the opportunity for long-term relationships and repeat business.
Please refer to the full Job Description upon completing your application.
We encourage diversity of people and thought, and we embrace peoples differences.
Everyone is unique and we value the different ideas, experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to their work, their team, and the wider business.
We are committed to ensuring we create the very best place to work in the industry, and an environment where every person feels included and is treated equally, fairly and with respect.
We actively promote an inclusive culture where you can be yourself at work. Its this approach we believe brings out the best in everyone and creates a fun, dynamic, innovative, and rewarding environment.
We are an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People Two Ticks accreditation. We are also an Investors in People company.