Assistant Design Manager

November 13, 2019
Job Type
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£35 - 40K + car or car allowance + pension + holidays


About this Role:

Assistant Design Manager required to join an established Regional Contractor in the Oxford area.

Working on projects ranging from £10K – £20M within the commercial, education, health, industrial sectors.

The ideal candidate will have experience from pre-construction phase through to managing the flow of information and technical problems solving of delivery of the projects with your project team both from site and in supplier and client side project manager progress / design meetings as required.

Candidates will be looking to move to a company where there is a real opportunity for growth and promotion as well as the having the sizeable corporate backup needed to work on the larger schemes whilst still maintaining a regional, repeat business, quality based focus on every project.

You will be responsible for:

Supporting the process of assessing, preparing (including post-tender activities), validating, adjudication and final submission of tenders on time and to the required quality.

Managing the process of designing solution(s), in order to meet or exceed customers’ requirements

Supporting negotiations with the customer for the design solution retained at the end of the bidding process

Supporting the commercial relationships with customers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors during the tender and fulfilment processes

Supporting the handover of the project plan(s) (PEP) to the fulfilment team (procurement, contract management, commercial management and project management)

Identifying contractual, financial, technical and operational risks within tenders and to identify opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit

Supporting the project teams to fulfil contracts safely, on time, and to the required quality while minimising costs

Ensuring the solution design is in line with the project budget and plan and the ‘integrated design programme’

Lead, manage and motivate design management staff and external consultants on projects to establish their full commercial contribution to the organisation

About the Company/Client/Project:

Regional contractor with a turnover of £120M

Working on projects ranging from £10K – £20M within the commercial, education, health and industrial sectors across Oxfordshire.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for main contractors, specifically on D&B new build and refurbishment projects, more specifically within the Education sector.

Candidates must:

Hold or be working toward a construction / design related professional qualification - HNC/HND/Degree

Hold a relevant CSCS card

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Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

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