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Design Manager

Key details

Title:
Design Manager
Location:
London
Contract type:
Permanent - Full Time
Applications close:
20 February 2023
Functions:
Digital
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Design Manager (London Business)

Location: London
Office Based, with flexibility for occasional remote working

We are looking for an experienced and talented Design Manager to manage the design aspects of projects and tenders in progress within the London business. This position is office based, with flexibility for occasional remote working.

About Morgan Sindall
Morgan Sindall Construction is an Investors in People Platinum employer providing national construction services to private and public sector customers across a range of markets. Together, we create great results for our customers, partners and people. We are one of the UK’S most successful Tier 1 contractors. As a progressive and ambitious company, our employees benefit from a safe and rewarding working environment.

About the role:

You will be working within our Construction London & Home Counties business, where you will:

Establish, maintain and manage effective project design resource and team profile at bid and delivery stages

Lead and provide a professional, comprehensive and sustainable design service for the customer and key partners / suppliers at bid and delivery stages

Manage and co-ordinate safely the overall design process through the RIBA design stages challenging the brief and bringing innovation and continuous improvements benefits to the projects at bid and delivery stages

Ensure completion and compliance of design management departmental procedures at bid and delivery stages

Involvement with ‘design strategy’ and approach

Ensure adherence to the design brief/scope of service and develop a comprehensive scope of service for key stages of project

Co-ordinate the activities of the design team, contractors and statutory bodies (e.g. Local Authority planners & Building Control/HSE) in line with programme critical dates

Ensure the design process recognises compliancy issues, current legislation, standards and codes of practice

Maintain design within cost restraints fully incorporating customers’ requirements

Coordinate change control system and ensure changes are accounted for, authorised and implemented, as necessary, with the project manager and client

Ideally you will have:

Significant experience in the main contracting market with experience of working on Residential and Commercial schemes between £10 and £40 million.

Experience in Pre-construction (PSCA), BIM, 3D Models, Digital Construction,

What are we looking for?

As an experienced Design Manager, you will have a good understanding of construction techniques and a BSc/HND/HNC, membership of relevant professional institute i.e. CIOB. Ability to lead and provide a professional, comprehensive and sustainable design service for the Client at Bid/Delivery stage. Main contractor experience is preferred.

To thrive in our business, you should share our passion for the project at hand and enjoy working in an inclusive and hardworking team environment. At Morgan Sindall Construction our employees work collectively, encouraging and challenging each other to succeed. Across our business we treat everyone equally and have developed a community where voices are heard, and respected.

What can we offer you?

Working in our London business, you will be part of a growing and dynamic team of people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy the challenge and pace of work in a hardworking and fun construction environment. No day will be the same and we challenge each other to deliver what’s right for our customers.

Our culture is so important to us and defines the way we go about our business. We are inclusive, supportive and team focused and take pride in the longstanding and committed relationships we have with our supply chain partners.

Our culture places a huge amount of trust in our team – we all know what is expected of us and we are committed to delivering as individuals and as a team.

We are Morgan Sindall Construction London and Home Counties Region

Our people in London and Home Counties are encouraged and rewarded to work as a team to achieve our Perfect Delivery philosophy. The success of this strategy to: find – win – deliver – repeat has yielded a healthy forward order book, enabling us to focus on strengthening our long-term work winning capability in our primary sectors of: education, public sector frameworks, civic buildings, leisure, investment linked opportunities and healthcare.

Our commitment to our people is as strong as the commitment to our clients. At Morgan Sindall Construction we recognise that our employees play a vital role in helping us achieve our goals. As a result, the company develops and promotes these employees who share their same sense of dedication. Our strength is our people whose skills, knowledge and integrity keep us at the forefront of our industry.

If you are interested in furthering your career in an inclusive and supportive environment, apply to us today.

Equality Statement

Morgan Sindall Construction seeks to recruit the best person for each of our roles, based on merit alone and free from bias. We’re committed to treating all our job applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

We recruit individuals who embody our core values of professionalism, expertise and trust which has given us a fantastic variety of people and cultures across our organisation.

We celebrate our diverse teams who make Morgan Sindall Construction the inclusive, collaborative and rewarding place it is to work. We hire the best in the industry, provide them the support to achieve their goals and challenge them to make a real impact on our business. If you want to join an organisation that truly sees and harnesses what makes you unique, apply to us today.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Our aim is to create a workplace built on acceptance, respect, and inclusion, where everyone feels that they belong and can make a meaningful contribution. We encourage applicants regardless of religion, ethnicity, nationality, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family, or parental status.Morgan Sindall Construction is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation. We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation. Our recruitment process should be accessible to all. If you need any assistance or accommodation during the recruitment process, please email. [email protected]

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