Senior Design Manager

Luke Sewell
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
£Negotiable plus package
01 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Job (Function)
Design Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Balfour Beatty is currently recruiting for a Senior Design Manager to join our London office. This is a site based role with the responsibility of delivering a new development of 1500 new homes at the Olympic Park in Stratford.

Built in phases over the next 8 years this development will deliver two new neighbourhoods; Eastwick and Sweetwater, which between them will deliver 450 affordable homes, 530 for private sale and a further 500 for the private rented sector. As well as townhouses, mews properties, studios and flats the project will also provide; shops, restaurants, offices, a library, nursery and other public spaces.

As a Design Manager, you will:

  • Lead a team of Design Managers and a document controller in the successful delivery of the project
  • Manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer.
  • Provide advice and guidance on the “buildability” of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages
  • Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required – such as town planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water
  • Lead the co-ordination and production of design data, bid deliverables, reports and documentation essential to the project and contractual requirements and report progress against the design deliverables programme
  • Lead the implementation of the BIM protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models

    What we are looking for:

    You will:

  • Hold a relevant Professional membership with an appropriate institute, e.g. RIBA, BIBSE, etc
  • Have experience working on a similar project
  • Have detailed knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material
  • Have a good working knowledge of BIM
  • Have excellent IT Skills
  • Hold a valid CSCS card

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