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Lead Design Manager

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Design Manager

Location: UK, M4 Corridor and London

The Engineering Services business of ISG delivers our most technically complex engineering-led projects. ISG as a whole turned over approximately £2.5bn in construction projects last year of which circa £750m was delivered by the Engineering Services business; the largest contributing sector of the business. We are a privately-owned company with strong financial resilience and a growing order book.  We are specifically looking for growth in Design and Build projects within the busy Data Centre industry,

What will you be doing?

You will deliver a quality service and product to our Clients in line with the project goals by working with the professional team and applying ISG's systems, procedures and culture. Your role will include:

Review the quality and completeness of the design produced by the Design Team, Design Partners and Contractors and ascertain its ability to be built in accordance with both the cost plan, schedule and site Health & Safety requirements.

To support the on-site construction team in the resolution of design related issues in a timely manner to prevent an affect on the construction programme and with awareness of the commercial implications the resolution may produce.

Audit the design and identify inconsistencies, discrepancies and missing information and record, report and track the close out of these items in an Information Required Schedule (IRS) format

Identify and manage risk from drawings, specifications, design release dates, programme and procurement

Chair design workshops with the trade contractors, develop the design, workshop drawings and manage the coordination between trades

Identify potential design or quality issues and latent defects and to manage the design development of these with the design team to provide a suitable resolution

Work closely with the BIM team to review status of clashes, coordination and model development.

Oversee the Document Control process and the use of the CDM, putting in place appropriate processes to ensure information is reviewed by the appropriate person in a timely fashion.

Attend morning review meetings and action design information

Produce precise and succinct design sections for project reports

Offer buildability advice and value engineering solutions

Provide input into Contractors Proposals (CP's) document for D&B projects

Compile, attend and present at and pre-construction/tender meetings, both internally and externally

Attend site on a regular basis to ensure that the works are being constructed generally in accordance with the contract drawings, specifications and schedules

What do you need to bring?

Knowledge and experience of Planning Regulations & Permit Process

Knowledge and experience with Construction Regulations & Codes

Prior construction/design management experience or Architectural or M&E qualifications

Industry experience – Track record of successfully delivering large scale industrial projects. Experience of Data centre projects is preferred, however is not a requirement

An ability to work with end users

Understands the pre-construction process. Can organise and manage the design phase of a large scale project, whilst also carrying out other tasks, such as tenders and reviews in other areas

Preferably has been involved in at least one large (£100m+) project;

How to apply

If you'd like to be part of #TeamISG – to dream smart, speak frankly, always care and never stop learning – the next step is to make your application by following the link below.

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