Design Manager / Team Leader

Carrington West



£65000 - £70000/annum Car allowance and Bonus


Posted: 28/03/2021

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Our clients core expertise is transport infrastructure and urban development, producing specialist, market leading materials and construction services to the UK highways industry. Their knowledge and technical expertise have enabled investment in growth to develop innovative and sustainable construction techniques and solutions that benefit road users, airports, stadiums, playgrounds and pedestrian footways across the UK.
Our client is looking to recruit a Design Manager to lead and manage a design team, both internally and with specialist partners. You will mobilise and lead a design team to produce design information that is construction led and always seek to exceed our customers' expectations. Your ability to partner with construction and client teams to generate efficiencies and drive innovation in both design development and construction will help us become a leading provider.
Key activities and personal characteristics include, but are not limited to:
·Lead implementation of Health, Safety and Environment responsibilities, including CDM.
·Core technical acumen, experience, and leadership in the Highway and Public Realm space including qualification to approve and authorise designs for construction.
·Natural client liaison and management ability to uphold and develop relationships.
·Development, adaptation, and application of design management systems and processes ensuring continuous improvement including understanding and application of BIM.
·Commercial management throughout design including application of the NEC contract suite.
·Experience and understanding of construction methodologies and processes enabling a construction led design process.
Your portfolio of projects may include highway and public realm projects across the UK of a value from £1m to £25m. You will be based at the head office in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire but will be expected to travel to London regularly and provide direct support that meets the demand of your project portfolio.
Success measures include:
·Consistently delivering quality output that meets or exceeds personal objectives.
·Exceeding KPI targets both internally and as demanded by Contract Scope.
·Excellent levels of Customer satisfaction
·Positive feedback from staff members at every level of the organisation
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.
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