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Design Manager

Venatu Recruitment Group are delighted to be working with an award winning, growing business who are looking to add to their team based out of their Hull office and with some national travel. As a Contracts Manager you will be responsible for overseeing a number of projects, splitting your time between head office and various sites. You will be commercially aware, have experience od successfully delivering construction projects – it would be advantageous if you had experience working on education projects.

  • Location: Driffield
  • Salary: £40,000-£45,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 8 March 2021
  • Ref: 906768


  • To ensure Products and Projects are designed and built to conform to all client and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain and design processes in line with Company QA systems.
  • Support the Technical Manger as required

Experience, Qualifications & Training:

Design management experience.

  • AutoCad experienced.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Modular build and traditional build knowledge essential.
  • Good communication skills.

Principle accountabilities:

  • Manage your own production design work load & outsourced design teams effectively.
  • Prioritise and programme workload in line with project programmes.
  • Work with internal & external designers when required.
  • Support, guide & coach other members of the design team as & when required.
  • Ensure tenders / quotations have full design appraisal and prepare technical responses.
  • Design processes and procedures to be followed.
  • Ensure deadlines are met for each project to an agreed quality level and on time in full.
  • Develop products in line with the Business needs.
  • Develop and find new materials when required that add to our product offerings.
  • When required assist in reviewing Pdoc / CP’s and drawings to ensure all are correct.
  • Design role in support, development and Product cost reduction for our modular product systems
  • Actively review & detailing of our various product offering
  • Produce product drawings & schedules
  • Attend Factory Project Launch Meetings
  • Send out in a timely manner project drawings to relevant sub-contractors for quoting and pass on to Operations to raise the order.
  • To prepare drawings and technical information for hire sales managers, production drawings for issue to the factory and site details for our operations teams (site installation) by using AutoCAD Revit to produce accurate, high quality plan drawing / elevations / specifications etc, where possible providing these solutions utilizing either buildings or units from our existing hire fleet to meet the clients requirements.
  • To ensure buildings comply with current Building Regulations and other statutory requirements (including building bulletin for schools, HTM’s for health care and codes of practice etc) where required.
  • Where necessary to liaise with Local Authorities / architects / clients etc in order to obtain Building Regulation & Planning approval for schemes.
  • To liaise with clients (either by telephone / site visits etc) and other internal staff as appropriate on queries relating to drawings / production details etc.
  • Attend launch meeting with hire and production teams internally.
  • Prepare production drawing and design information (site fix lists, details etc) for issue to Production departments).
  • Liaise & coordinate with external sub-contractors on designs and provide technical assistance where required to resolve any potential conflicts to ensure that their works are compatible with our buildings.

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