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Design Manager

Location Buckinghamshire
Job type Permanent
Posted 16th June 2020

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Design Manager

A fantastic opportunity to join a hugely successful contractor in Buckinghamshire as a Design Manager

This multimillion pound construction company work across Building, Civil Engineering, Sports & Leisure, Demolition and Rail. You will be working for the Civil Engineering team

You will enjoy working in an open plan office in a relaxed, lively environment. The company have retained their family feel, you will work alongside the Directors, decisions are made quickly and you will not be bound by systems.

This role is available due to substantial growth – the Civil Engineering department now turnover £200m alone (company forecast is over £600m this year) The company are cash rich and own everything and have their own Plant Hire Company. People want to work with/ for them as they pay their subbies on time

The company have lots of internal support/ expertise and have their own Geotechnical Engineer and Temporary Works Manager

You will be working on Civil Engineering schemes (roads, bridges, earthworks, external slabs etc)

The Role – Design Manager

You will be managing the design process on Civil Engineering schemes: Roads, bridges, earthworks etc.

At tender stage you will use your experience and expertise to assist the Estimators and will be able to challenge the design / value engineering

Once the job starts on site you will help the scheme to run smoothly from a delivery approach, dealing with the adopting authorities and managing the adopting process and managing technical applications

The right person – Design Manager

You could be a Design Manager / Design Coordinator from a Civil Engineering background

You could be a Principle Engineer who is used to be managing a team and leading the process

You could be a Bid Manager from a Civil Engineering background who is looking to move into a Design Management / Bid Management role

You could be a Designer who is looking to move into a Design Management role

You could be an Associate who is looking for a sideways move

You will have some form of engineering qualification

You will be from a consultancy or contractor background

You will be a doer who enjoys getting involved and being close to the construction process

You will be knowledgeable of section 278 and section 38, water authorities, sewers etc

You will be able to manage the designers

25 days holiday – increasing up to a maximum of 30 depending on length or service

The company will contribute 6% if you contribute 2%

Bonus up to 20%

Life insurance

Income protection

Working hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30-5.30. Friday 8.30-5.00pm

In the current climate our client are happy for employees to work from home

Don’t delay in applying for this outstanding opportunity

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