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Contracts Design Manager

Contracts Design Manager

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    50000-60000 Per Annum

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    Alex Taylor

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    over 1 year ago

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Job: Contracts Design Manager

Location: Reading

Salary: £50-£60,000

I am looking for a Contracts Design Manager to be responsible for design, procurement, production and delivery & install (as applicable) of balconies and/or balustrade on allocated projects.

Job Description, Contracts Design Manager:

Review Sales brief (project specification) against drawings and documents received to understand the project and specification requirements. Raise RFI(s) to the client for any items requiring clarity. Review price calculator budget and formulate cost plan based on best estimate to agree Stage 2 budget to set starting GP% for managing project to completion. Formulate Stage 3 budgets (Buying targets) for use by purchasing and Site Liaison. Work with Site Liaison Managers and Resource Scheduler to formulate and maintain project programme, project tracker breakdown and production schedule to manage key milestones. Review documents sent or issued /uploaded onto design portals. Raise any revisions of specification that will increase the cost of design with Sapphire commercial team to ensure instructions are obtained to cover additional cost before changes are actioned. Strive to Value Engineer each design to minimize cost and maximize profit Instruct CAD Designer as to project requirements, goals, and deadlines. Review [all] drawings and submit for internal sign off. Work with structural engineer as necessary to provide structural calculations (and testing where applicable via R&D team) to confirm design meets required performance criteria for each project.

What we require, Contracts Design Manager:

Five years progressive responsibility with quantifiable results in similar construction project and contract management roles; including contract and commercial negotiation, project administration, management, reporting, quality and health and safety standards. Five years track record of working effectively with construction procedures and material and project management principles including time with modular off-site construction Two years within the facade or balcony industry. Ability to meet project objectives within designated constraints. A flair for analysis, troubleshooting and problem solving. Good accurate record keeper. Excellent organisational and time-management skills. Outstanding communication and negotiation skills. Good knowledge of and skills with MS Office; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, and Visio. Good skill level with construction/ project management software. Good CAD Design skills. Good numerical skills.

For more information, please call Alex Taylor on 0161 976 3540.

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