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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Design Manager

Dorchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £60000 - £67000/annum pension health car allowance hybrid

We are working with a regional contractor based in Dorset for a Design Manager to join the team.

They are an established contractor across the South but are looking to grow their workload through selective tendering with a mix of repeat business for happy previous clients alongside opportunities with new targetted clients, projects and marketplaces through negotiation, 2 stage tendering and competitive bids alongside new opportunties after being appointed to several new framework agreements.

Typical projects range from £5 to £20 million and a majority are negotiated or 2 stage schemes and have a great track record in delivering hotels, leisure, retail and care home schemes and are looking now at local authority opportunities as well as education and healthcare developments through frameworks.

The role is to take full ownership of all design related work from tender stages, through bid stages and then out to site and be involved through to project completion. There are several projets live in construction phase that you will be involved with immediately to help the delivery teams and supply chains deliver the schemes as well as getting involved with the preconstruction teams on new opportunties. Typically this will involve working with the estimating and bid team, a commercial and delivery/operational project manager and one of the directors to build a team to fully explore and manage the bid rhrough pqq, tender, contract award, construction and delivery. They have excellent relationships in place with local authorities, specialist consultants and architectural practices, subcontractrors and supply chain members enabling them to challenge and implement design changes and find alternative solutions to increase quality, speed and improve buildability of the projects.

Candidates should have experience of BIM and BREEAM and have worked for a main or regional contractor on designa nd build schemes and be able to take full control of some of the critical aspects of a scheme including groundworks, building services and envelope packages.

They have excellent pre-construction, delivery and commercial teams and solid hands on leadership at a local level and now would be an excellent time to join a growing business so to find out more please call Paul Bebbingfton on (phone number removed).

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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