Design Manager (1551)

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BAM Construction is recruiting a Design Manager to join the London Region.

With a proven record of managing all design aspects of a project from tender through to completion, you will be expected to work effectively as an integral member of the bid and construction delivery team, following the values of; Proactive ownership, Open Collaboration, Scalable learning and Predictable performance.

About the role
• Demonstrating design leadership qualities to encourage effective design team and construction team co-ordination and collaborative working to meet the Project goals
• Embracing Digital Construction to enable a digital build-before-we build team approach
• Understanding the project requirements including Client brief & business processes, and Employer Requirements
• Identifying, managing and mitigating design risk as part of the team
• Identifying opportunities to improve the design by considering how to improve safety, incorporate buildability, improve quality, reduce defects, and provide best value compliant solutions
• Working with the tender team to develop the Contractor's Proposals document
• Reporting to the Project Manager or Senior Design Manager, take responsibility for the management of the design through preconstruction and construction stages in line with company procedures; including managing the design development process and the interface with specialist sub-contract design
• Ensuring design is developed in line with the most commercially advantageous position whilst meeting strategic objectives and contract requirements
• Preparing and reach agreement to the Design Management Plan and BIM Execution Plan
• Be aware of / provide input into, designer appointment / novation; roles and responsibilities (including a Design Interface Responsibility Matrix), scope of services, fee and fee drawdown, TIDP and monitor performance against these
• In conjunction with the Project team, develop and reach agreement on the design programme and Information deliverables, ensuring this is fully co-ordinated with the project procurement and construction programmes. Pro-actively manage RFI's
• Review safety risks checking they are identified, eliminated, reduced or controlled in line with CDM requirements. Ensure designers are carrying out their duties, and where required, support the role of Principal Designer in line with CDM 2015
• Co-ordinating the whole design process, managing change, and working closely with the client, employer's representatives, design team and legislative bodies
• Organising and chairing design co-ordination and design progress meetings with the design team and sub-contractors and ensuring that design risk assessments are produced. Prepare minutes, notes and reports as required to ensure effective communication and accurate records are maintained
• Managing the document control process, supported by a document controller
• Maintaining a professional approach with clients and their professional teams, sub-contractors and suppliers

Who are we looking for?
• Strong leadership and management skills, with a “can-do” and collaborative approach
• Enthusiastic team player, able to listen, understand, engage and motivate, and with confidence to make decisions when required
• A desire to constantly learn, improve and share knowledge and experience
• A thorough understanding of both the design and construction processes, and the interface between them
• A good commercial understanding of contracts, procurement routes and risk management
• Good collaborative planning skills
• Thorough understanding of digital techniques, with a desire to drive improvements and benefits through embracing digital construction
• Excellent communication skills, both at the personal level and more formal reporting level
• Recognised degree qualification or equivalent and CIOB or equivalent is preferable

What do we offer?
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

If you share our value of doing what you say you will, to the best of your ability, every time, we want to hear from you.

We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce that reflects our customer base and the communities in which we operate, creating an environment that enables everyone to fulfil their potential.

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