Design Manager

  • Tidworth
  • Technical Staffing Resources
Technical Staffing Resources (TSR) are the in-house agency and master vendor for KBR who are a leading global engineering, construction, and services company.KBR support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving their customers through diverse business units, KBR offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects. DESIGN MANAGER Location: Aldershot/Tidworth/Larkhill Key Purpose of the Role: ? Reporting to Design Lead you will lead and manage design teams through various stages of development from feasibility to detailed design, for a wide variety of schemes across the Aspire footprint. You will be expected to balance technical input and guidance, programme requirements and project commercial objectives and relationships with the various stakeholders. ? Assist in the evaluation and setting of Status of key sub-contract drawings. ? Co-ordinate the development of package designs in line with lessons learnt and manage the design approval process of sub-contractors. Key Responsibilities: ? Ensure that all work carried out by the design team is in accordance with the Aspire Management System. ? Guide the Design Team to ensure the resultant design meets the client and ASPIRE’s desired outcome. ? Manage the production of a comprehensive suite of documents from Scheme Design Report (SDR) to construction issue. ? Provide an interface to the Clients representatives and other stakeholders. ? Ensure that designs including trade contractor designs and shop drawings are checked for conformity with, relevant standards, building regulations, the specification and contract. ? Ensure that design risk assessments are undertaken to meet the requirements of the CDM regulations. ? Ensure that design programmes are maintained including a Schedule of Design Deliverables. ? Monitor and produce progress reports at regular intervals. ? Chair kick off meetings, progress and design co-ordination meetings at regular interval. ? Co-ordinate design team and participate in site visits before and during design phase. ? Provide an interface with Facilities Management and Lifecycle teams to ensure designs are maintainable. ? Chair the Inter Discipline Coordination (IDC) meetings; ? Arrange, chair and minute the design to procurement hand over meetings. ? Check compatibility of designed tolerances. ? Visit and interface with the site based design coordinators to resolve ADCW site team design queries ? Support the procurement department in the review of production of tenders in regard to design development and management. ? Maintain communication and good working relationships with all disciplines which supports Aspire Defence Purpose Vision and Values for the project. ? Support the Construction Team by facilitating input from the Designers via RFI’s, Technical Submittal submissions etc. Qualifications Essential: ? Degree/HND/HNC in Building, Engineering or Architecture. Desirable: ? A Professional Qualification in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or Project Management Experience & Knowledge: Essential: ? It is essential the candidate has design management experience working on large projects. ? Experience of working in a BIM environment ? Exposure to the PFI/PPP and two stage tendering is essential. Desirable: ? Working knowledge of Architectural, Structural, Building Services, Civils works obtained through practical experience. Skills: Consider the Core Competencies required to carry out the role by referencing the competency framework • An effective communicator • Ability to influence and guide • Excellent organisational skills • Ability to work as part of a team • A flexible and pragmatic approach