Design Manager (Residential)

Salary Negotiable

Location Dungannon

Duration Permanent

Closing Date Friday 14th December 2018

Closing Time 5pm

We are currently recruiting for a Design Manager for our head office based in Dungannon, this will be a full time/permanent position.

Main Duties

  • To manage the process of designing solutions which meet or exceed client requirements
  • Evaluate and manage the Employer’s requirements through to project completion
  • Provide guidance and advice on the buildability of the design proposals
  • Manage and maintain the design deliverables programme to ensure project programme is adhered to and achieved
  • Collaborate with and support Delivery team to ensure projects are delivered safely, within budget and on time to the highest quality
  • Work closely with the Procurement and Commercial Depts to evaluate sub-contractor design solutions
  • Engage in the innovation process by researching new products to develop alternative forms of construction
  • Maintain a register of any design changes, liaise with estimating to ensure that the costs report is maintained
  • To lead, manage and motivate the internal and external design team
  • Lead the co-ordination of all consultants on projects to establish their full commercial contribution and performance on each project
  • Provide mentorship, support, and direction to members of the design team, including review and input on their work
  • Chair and minute Design Team Meetings and Workshops.

Essential Criteria

  • First class communicator with highly developed leadership skills
  • Strong organisation skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ideally from an Architectural background, you will be an experienced Senior Architect/ Lead Designer / Design Manager with a proven track record of managing multiple projects, and external consultant teams
  • Relevant third level qualification and recognised professional qualification
  • Sound working knowledge of Building Regulations, housing standards and planning policy
  • Proven experience using 3D software (ArchiCAD/Revit/Solibiri are desirable)
  • Knowledge/experience of BIM would be advantageous

Desirable Criteria