Design Manager

September 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Design Manager

At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.

Job Title: Design Manager

Location: This is an agile role within our Eastern region, where we have an office based in Solihull. Home working is also available with some travel to other offices and sites

Business area: Kier Construction - Eastern and Midlands

Contract: Permanent, full time.

Benefits: You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, .

Looking to make the next step in your career?

Our Eastern and Midlands buildings region is looking to recruit a Design Manager to join the Solihull team. The successful post-holder will be responsible for the design and delivery of all projects by ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of require project outcomes by exceeding client expectations on programme, cost and quality.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to a Senior Design Manager you will be responsible for the management and delivery of design information in accordance with the agreed design programme and deliverable schedule. You will be responsible for ensuring that our appointed design consultants carry out their duties in line with their appointment. The role may encompass input at both pre-construction and construction stage of a project. At times there may be a requirement to take responsibility for junior staff. You will be responsible for the production of design programmes, design scopes, design responsibility matrices, appointments, schedules to record progress, upline reporting, attending/chairing necessary meetings and workshops. You will be responsible for ensuring that the design is compliant to relevant legislation and technical requirements.?

What do we need from you?

We will need you to be educated to degree level, or equivalent experience, have proven experience in a similar role and be an excellent communicator. We will also be looking in-depth technical construction knowledge with experience working on educational, commercial, residential and healthcare projects valued between £5-£60 million.

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Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

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