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Senior Design Manager - Building (South East/Guildford)


Galliford Try
Location: Guildford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Management Jobs
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Description

Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we’d like a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

Senior Design Manager

Building Southern

Due to a recent change in the team our business unit based out of Guildford are looking for a Senior Design Manager to join their team to cover the pre-construction on their commercal and residentail projects throughout the South East of England and Southern Home Counties.

The Project:

With our growing workload we have an opportunity for a proactive and experienced Senior Design Manager with vast experience working with our core sector areas in healthcare, education, MOD and MOJ. Working from both our Guildford office on tenders and on our regional sites when required. You will be involved with a wide range of projects across all stages of pre-construction and project delivery on site.

About us:

Galliford Try is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

As one of the UK’s top principal contractors you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment.

Construction Division:

As a major UK contractor, our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Our Building Business:

There has never been a better time to join our team, in particular our Building Division which works across health, education, defence and commercial markets, with a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our clients’ construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations. Now is the time to dust off your CV and join us, exciting times are ahead!

Our business is primarily focused on the private sector with repeat business clients a feature of our success. The candidate will be required to support tenders both single and two stage Managing the design input, identifying risks and opportunities attending interviews, interacting with subcontractors and consultants as part of the bid team will be required to help secure work as part of a bid team.

Purpose of the Role

As Senior Design Manager you will oversee the management and control of consultants, supervising the work of the Design Managers to ensure the design solutions meet project specification and budget.

Key Accountabilities To manage the whole process of designing the solution(s) for projects to meet or exceed customers’ requirements and framework deliverables
* To recognise Contractual, Financial, Technical and Operational Risks and to find opportunities for Value Engineering, to minimise risk and maximise gross profit on contracts whilst achieving Customer Satisfaction
* To support the fulfilment of the pipeline of contracts Safely, On Time, and to the required Quality
* Lead the Appointment of Design and associated Consultants, ensuring a Contractual Requirements are captured, along with the deliverables being clearly defined using such tools as the IRS, MIDP/Design Responsibility Matrix, Deliverables and Scope of Services
* Review and appraise fee proposals from the Consultants. Manage & monitor performance of Consultants encouraging a “Collaborative” approach to deliver robust, co-ordinated designs on time and to budget. Lead the KPI assessment of each and the production of progress Reports as required
* Support and manage the development of CDP Packages to ensure compliance and that they are fully co-ordinate
* Assess the Consultants in line with CDM 2015 requirements and ensure all obligations are met. Designs should fully consider Health, Safety and Buildability
* To manage and take ownership of all Design Processes and information flow on Design and Build and heavily CDP contracts to meet the Employer's Requirements, Contractors Proposals and Contract Conditions within the agreed Programme constraints using our CDE. Assess, evaluate and ensure alignment of Design outputs to each of the relevant RIBA Stages
* The candidate will ideally have sufficient knowledge of BIM to support the development of a BIM Strategy in line with Client’s requirement with support from consultants and Group BIM resource

Skills & Experience in the following areas New build and refurbishment experience in: Commercial, residential, mixed use, hotel, city centre developments, Traditional and D&B Contracts, All Building elements - Sub-Structure including basements, Frame and Envelope Solutions, Internal trades and MMC.
* Managing Designers and other Consultants, preferable with a Design background
* Proven ability of delivering design for projects on time, to budget quality standards with high customer satisfaction results. Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions.
* Computer literate and Commercially astute
* Good time management with ability to multi-task
* Ability to make decisions within authority and able to lead and work as a team member
* Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company with drive to achieve customer satisfaction
* Communicates clearly with confidence at all levels
* Demonstrate our Company Values: Excellence, Passion, Integrity and Collaboration
* Construction/Design related HNC/HND/Degree
* Member of Professional Body CIOB/RIBA/RICS

IN RETURN

In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a great salary and benefits package including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

Primary Location: Surrey

Work Locations:
Guildford Old Portsmouth Road

Wornersh house The Guildway

Guildford GU3 1LR

Job: Design

Organization: Construction & Investments

Job Type: Experienced

Job Posting: Jun 1, 2021, 8:44:21 AM
Description

Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we’d like a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

Senior Design Manager

Building Southern

Due to a recent change in the team our business unit based out of Guildford are looking for a Senior Design Manager to join their team to cover the pre-construction on their commercal and residentail projects throughout the South East of England and Southern Home Counties.

The Project:

With our growing workload we have an opportunity for a proactive and experienced Senior Design Manager with vast experience working with our core sector areas in healthcare, education, MOD and MOJ. Working from both our Guildford office on tenders and on our regional sites when required. You will be involved with a wide range of projects across all stages of pre-construction and project delivery on site.

About us:

Galliford Try is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

As one of the UK’s top principal contractors you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment.

Construction Division:

As a major UK contractor, our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Our Building Business:

There has never been a better time to join our team, in particular our Building Division which works across health, education, defence and commercial markets, with a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our clients’ construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations. Now is the time to dust off your CV and join us, exciting times are ahead!

Our business is primarily focused on the private sector with repeat business clients a feature of our success. The candidate will be required to support tenders both single and two stage Managing the design input, identifying risks and opportunities attending interviews, interacting with subcontractors and consultants as part of the bid team will be required to help secure work as part of a bid team.

Purpose of the Role

As Senior Design Manager you will oversee the management and control of consultants, supervising the work of the Design Managers to ensure the design solutions meet project specification and budget.

Key Accountabilities To manage the whole process of designing the solution(s) for projects to meet or exceed customers’ requirements and framework deliverables
* To recognise Contractual, Financial, Technical and Operational Risks and to find opportunities for Value Engineering, to minimise risk and maximise gross profit on contracts whilst achieving Customer Satisfaction
* To support the fulfilment of the pipeline of contracts Safely, On Time, and to the required Quality
* Lead the Appointment of Design and associated Consultants, ensuring a Contractual Requirements are captured, along with the deliverables being clearly defined using such tools as the IRS, MIDP/Design Responsibility Matrix, Deliverables and Scope of Services
* Review and appraise fee proposals from the Consultants. Manage & monitor performance of Consultants encouraging a “Collaborative” approach to deliver robust, co-ordinated designs on time and to budget. Lead the KPI assessment of each and the production of progress Reports as required
* Support and manage the development of CDP Packages to ensure compliance and that they are fully co-ordinate
* Assess the Consultants in line with CDM 2015 requirements and ensure all obligations are met. Designs should fully consider Health, Safety and Buildability
* To manage and take ownership of all Design Processes and information flow on Design and Build and heavily CDP contracts to meet the Employer's Requirements, Contractors Proposals and Contract Conditions within the agreed Programme constraints using our CDE. Assess, evaluate and ensure alignment of Design outputs to each of the relevant RIBA Stages
* The candidate will ideally have sufficient knowledge of BIM to support the development of a BIM Strategy in line with Client’s requirement with support from consultants and Group BIM resource

Skills & Experience in the following areas New build and refurbishment experience in: Commercial, residential, mixed use, hotel, city centre developments, Traditional and D&B Contracts, All Building elements - Sub-Structure including basements, Frame and Envelope Solutions, Internal trades and MMC.
* Managing Designers and other Consultants, preferable with a Design background
* Proven ability of delivering design for projects on time, to budget quality standards with high customer satisfaction results. Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions.
* Computer literate and Commercially astute
* Good time management with ability to multi-task
* Ability to make decisions within authority and able to lead and work as a team member
* Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company with drive to achieve customer satisfaction
* Communicates clearly with confidence at all levels
* Demonstrate our Company Values: Excellence, Passion, Integrity and Collaboration
* Construction/Design related HNC/HND/Degree
* Member of Professional Body CIOB/RIBA/RICS

IN RETURN

In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a great salary and benefits package including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

Primary Location: Surrey

Work Locations:
Guildford Old Portsmouth Road

Wornersh house The Guildway

Guildford GU3 1LR

Job: Design

Organization: Construction & Investments

Job Type: Experienced

Job Posting: Jun 1, 2021, 8:44:21 AM
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