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Design Manager

£48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Closing date
18 May 2022

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
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Design Manager job available with a major Tier 1 contractor in Glasgow

Hays Civil construction are recruiting on behalf of our Client, a major Tier 1 contractor that operates across the UK and Ireland. Our client provide a full construction service, including design and build, civil engineering and facilities management. This is a permanent role for a Design manager that will be based in Glasgow. This role offers extremely competitive salary, packages and benefits and is an amazing opportunity for a step across or a step up.


  • Manage the design process using commercial, contractual, programme / time awareness and technical expertise
  • Review and assist in tender opportunities and value engineering
  • Review and assist in tender opportunities and value engineering
  • Engage with and manage the external consultant and sub-contractor design teams
  • Prepare, manage, monitor and report on the Design Information Release Schedule, Design Programme and Design Responsibility Matrix
  • Ensure the design process recognises current legislation, standards and codes of practice where appropriate
  • Develop and implement the drawing and document control systems and protocols
  • Review and assist the Project Manager and Project Planner in developing the construction programme in conjunction with the design programme
  • Assist the Commercial Team in preparing and developing the procurement schedule
  • Lead and chair the project design team meetings and design coordination workshops
  • Assess and review project design information for content, quality, health & safety, CDM and compliance with ERs
  • Assist the Project Manager and Project QS in reviewing scope of all variation and change control requests
  • Implement and manage the site RFI process and register
  • Liaise with clients, contractors, subcontractors, statutory authorities and stakeholders as required to build key project relationships
  • Manage client expectations and requirements, and promote and manage client engagement within the project team
  • Provide support and advice to clients as to their requirements and obligations in the development of building design
  • Ensure design information is of the right quality and keeps pace with project timescales
  • Strive to eliminate health and safety risks in the design and financial risks during construction
  • Assist in on-site SHEQ and preparation of site health and safety plan, site traffic management plans & site fire plans when required
  • Assist in on-site preparation and management of the site QA and ITP files
  • Assist in development of company BIM standards and BIM implementation on projects when required
  • Undertake Quality Inspections, review preparation and content of site quality plans file / ITPs, and report on site quality issues

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