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Reporting to the head of Design Management you will hold responsibility for daily design management at site level .managing all consultants on a daily basis, alongside liaising between the client, the design consultants and the project staff on all design matters. You will liaise with Project Manager for the development of design packages and procurement strategies
Understand and familiarize with the client requirements/output specs
Ensure Design, procurement and construction information complies with Project documentation
Reviews the design output and verifies its compliance with Client’s output specifications and BYUK’s Contract Proposals submission
Prepare monthly report to Head of Design Management
Prepare monthly reports for Client Reports and Senior Management team
Key Tasks and Activities:
Prepares the Design Management Plan (DMP)
Endorses Consultants’ DMPs
Defines consultant valuation and authorises appointed consultants payments
Defines designer’s objectives: program, deliverables, ratios, coordination's, etc.
Manage the flow of design information and the Document Control
Manage the Change Control process and tracker
Support the procurement and commercial teams
Co-ordinate the input from the Technical Department necessary to develop a robust design
Manage the Environmental Certification Process i.e. BREEAM / CFSH
Manage (preconstruction) or participate (construction) the Design Transfer from preconstruction to construction
Prepare Design Consultant Performance Assessments
To undertake such other duties appropriate to the level and character of work as may reasonably be required within the Department.
Prepares design program in line with procurement strategies (developed by the Commercial Manager / Project Manager) with consultants
Defines Consultant responsibility Matrix
Defines scope and responsibilities of all parties involved in the design process
Defines consultant fee level
Attends contract review meetings
Organize, chair and record Client Design Meetings
Chair Design Team Meetings and Workshops as agreed with the Design Team
Chair, organize, participate and record Design Review Meetings
Co-ordinate the Planning Submission and tracker
Co-ordinate early Building Control input into design principles and tracker
Participate in whole life specification issues
Responsible for the timely close-out of Design Corrective and Preventive actions, Non conformance.
Monitors consultant deliverables in line with procurement program and reports.
Authorizes the RFC (Released for Construction) and RFP (released For Procurement) drawing status.
Manages the designing subcontractors (for the design only packages) when delegated by the Project Director/Manager
Manage interface with related issues of decants, phasing and enabling works
Co-ordinate the Reviewable Design Data approval process
Co-ordinate the Planning Submission and Approval processes
Co-ordinate the building control submissions and approval.
Successful candidates must demonstrate;
Good knowledge of the design process, at commercial and construction design stages with a main contractor or Design Consultancy.
Understands the RIBA plan of work
Possess good all round practical technical knowledge.
Understands the planning process.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to manage consultant’s design development, scope and budget.
Proven experience of managing design.
Working knowledge of building regulations.
Have a working knowledge of single or 2 Stage Tendering.
Understanding of key design principles such as M&E design parameters, fire and acoustic requirements.
Understands the principles of Building Contract and Consultant Contracts
Very good knowledge of field of expertise
Good knowledge of the regulatory environment
Very good understanding of the Design & Build process
Good grasp of the iESE/ PFI process and other procurement routes
Good knowledge of contractual issues related to consultants
Excellent presentation skills
Management of meeting process
Ability to be a team player
Capacity to manage and develop a team
Comprehensive negotiation skills