Design Manager - Building consultancy

2020-08-06 10:55:162020-11-03 RecruitBuild
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Area Yorkshire and Humberside, England Yorkshire and Humberside England Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Sector ConstructionConstruction - Design Manager
Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref 894801_1596711316
Job Views 559
Description

The Business

This is a building consultancy involved in large scale residential projects nationally.

The Role

Based in the Head Office in Huddersfield and reporting to the Architectural Director this is a new opportunity for an experienced Manager who has an understanding of construction and how a design office works along with relatable organisational and commercial management skills.

The role involves:

  • Supporting a Design Team of Architects, Technologists, Assistants and Trainees
  • Distilling and clarifying client briefs, contractual terms and appointments
  • Overseeing design projects process from concept to completion to ensure adherence to company IMS procedures, enhanced where appropriate
  • Planning work and managing short and medium term staff availability forecast tools
  • Setting clear team goals, managing and delegating tasks to ensure client deadlines are met
  • Active commercial management of fee income and fee growth opportunities
  • Developing clear scopes of work for third party supporting services and dealing with the appointment of same
  • Assisting the Architectural Director and wider Business Development Team with pricing new work opportunities and developing tenders/bids
  • Ideal Candidate:

  • Working knowledge of Standard Forms of Consultants Appointment and JCT/NEC Forms of Contract
  • Good construction technology knowledge
  • Design qualification preferable but not essential
  • Similar career experience within a design office or an understanding of how a design office works
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Proven organisational and time-management skills
  • Experience in motivating team members & a confident communicator
  • Experience in pricing tenders & bids
  • A 'self-starter' and can be trusted to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Full UK driving licence required
  • This consultancy offers some of the best training available, supporting its employees in achieving their career goals and ambitions.

    Package - Up to £50,000 with car allowance plus benefits

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