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DATE ADDED: Fri 24/05/2019

Senior Design Manager (Construction)

Widnes, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

VINCI Construction UK is a national construction and facilities company and is the largest British subsidiary of VINCI. VINCI Construction UK has strong relationships with other VINCI companies and subsidiaries and, as a result, can leverage ideas, skills and entrepreneurial flair to deliver top-quality work in all sectors.

VINCI companies in the UK turn over in the region of £2 billion per annum and employ circa 9000 employees. This represents 6% of VINCI's €38.7 billion turnover and 30% of VINCI's European turnover outside France. VINCI employs around 185,000 people in 100 countries around the world.

Job Role:

VINCI Construction UK Ltd is recruiting for a Senior Design Manager to join their team in the North West of England. Based out of our offices in Widnes, the Senior Design Manager will be responsible for managing the on site design process at 'RIBA Stage 4 and 5 - Technical Design and Construction', in accordance with our Design Management processes and procedures. Our projects are typically schools, healthcare and commercial offices with values of at least £20m


* Assist the Regional Design Manager in discharging their tender stage tasks and responsibilities

* Review the Project Information including the Employer's Requirements, Contractor's Proposals and Design Team appointments to brief the Design Team on their contractual obligations and their corresponding duties

* Agree, in conjunction with the site team, the specialist subcontractor procurement strategy

* Produce and agree the Project Stage Design Programme and associated Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor / report on progress

* Produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme

* Monitor / report on progress to ensure overall progress against programme is maintained

* Establish and agree the project Common Data Environment (CDE), the project file structure, virtual file links, email file links, security rights, work flows and voting rights

* Establish the frequency and content for all design coordination workshops and progress meetings

* Produce the project specific Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and monitor compliance

* Close out design assumptions, design opportunities (VE), design risks (HSE/CDM) made during the early stages of the design or the tender process

* Prepare technical submissions for alternative designs, system, component, product and or material proposals for client approval

* Progress the discharge of all outstanding Planning Conditions and the approval of all Building Regulation matters

* Ensure all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor Design Risk Assessments are produced for review and approval

* Obtain responses to primary, secondary designers' TQs from the client's team and specialist subcontractor TQs from the primary designers

* Monitor the production and quality of all design documentation against the agreed Design Quality / Key Performance Indicators

* Review and approve primary and secondary designers' Applications for Payment

* Obtain Design Reports from primary and secondary designers to accompany the monthly CVRs

* Progress the approval of all specified design certificates including, CDM, BREEAM, Secure by Design

* Ensure that all changes to primary and secondary design work are incorporated in the As-Built design documentation

Person Specification

* HNC/HND/Degree or equivalent in a construction related subject

* Previous experience as a Design Manager working on commercial construction projects is essential

* Main contractor experience is advantageous but not essential
Role: Senior Design Manager (Construction)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Widnes, Cheshire,

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