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Senior Design Manager - Wates

Job Title: Senior Design Manager - Wates
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mitcham
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: NTXHG555535
Job Published: January 14, 2021 18:34

Job Description

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Design Manager to join our Wates Residential team to provide additional resource to our Havering project.

The primary focus of the role will be to be responsible for the functional leadership and management of design management resource on projects from pre-qualification to completion.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Manage the production of the contractors proposals, ensuring they are complete and unambiguous

  • Produce and negotiate the project specific designer agreements scope of works and the design management plan, ensuring they are agreed and fully understood by all parties

  • Ensure the design has been reviewed on all projects with respect to mitigating Health and Safety issues prior to construction and ensure that hazards are noted on all drawings at each stage of their production

  • With all relevant parties, produce and manage a realistic design programme and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements

  • Provide input into the design team PDR's

  • Support the implementation of Continuous Improvement programmes and innovation.

Candidate Description

We are looking for a qualified Design Manager who has successfully managed teams on residential and/ or social housing projects over £30 Million; with good knowledge of planning techniques, procurement and management systems, risk management, life cycle cost and value creation. To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator at all levels with a positive and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.

Employer Description

The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately- owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ almost 4,000 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors., Being a family owned business means we understand and value long term relationships. We are community minded and our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.

It's our people who make Wates successful. We will only achieve our strategic objectives if we recruit and retain the best people and operate in an environment underpinned by inclusivity, diversity and opportunity.

We offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, offering equal opportunities, we are proud to have been recognised through our Investors in People Gold accreditation and Disability Confident Leaders certification.

So, if you'd like to work for an inclusive organisation which invests in you and your continued career development, and you're looking for your next challenge, we'd like to hear from you.