Design Manager

Forward Assist Recruitment Limited
GBP 45000.0 to 45000 per year
08 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Our client offers space rental solutions, its fleet of approximately 235,000 modular space and storage units is leased through a network of more than 150 locations. My client operates Hire from 45 locations throughout the UK providing temporary, semi-permanent and permanent accommodation solutions to a wide range of sectors. In addition the group offer an Off-Site Construction Solution with a fleet of 2300 Building Regulation compliant modules. The division offers nationally a turn-key Hire service including: Foundation, services, Installation and removal of Modular buildings for hire. PURPOSE Lead and provide a turnkey Technical support service during the tender, pre-construction and post-planning phases of a wide variety of Modular Hire projects within the education, healthcare and commercial sectors. Ensure full compliance with all relevant codes and standards including Town Planning, Building Regulations, Building Bulletins, Department of Education output specifications and other associated publications. Main responsibilities Main Responsibilities Ensure compliance with Statutory Regulations, Industry and Group Standards Manage design risk and monitor its mitigation through design Risk Assessments Manage the design team balancing available resource to meet the needs of new and existing projects and sales enquiries. Provide technical backup and expertise to operations and contracts departments. Provide technical support and expert advice during bid submissions Undertake process of continuous product development. Actively promote and develop Company BIM strategy. Effectively manage Specifiers, CAD technicians and support staff to provide first class service to all internal and external clients. Co-ordinate design process, working with a variety of specialist consultants including but not limited to: o Structural Engineers. o Acoustician. o Carbon Consultants. o BREEAM Assessors. o Mechanical Designers. o Electrical Designers. o Architects Provide product design and technical support by liaising with all internal departments, Group Companies and external suppliers as necessary. Develop innovative and cost effective new products, designs and modifications of existing fleet to increase utilisation and growth in the market. Review and provide expert advice to the management team on technical suitability of new products, materials and methods of construction, transport and installation. Manage system of technical Non Conformity Reporting (NCR) and effectively instigate root cause analysis to remedy any issues at source. Liaise with supply chain, customers and consultants as required. Manage the specifying process from receipt of order through to successful completion of the project Manage the pre bid design of projects working from client briefs, drawings and associated documents Provide professional technical support covering all modular products and projects. Assume role of Principle Designer in accordance with requirements of Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM) 2015 Qualifications Work Experience: ? Experience and expertise in modular building design ? Good working knowledge of AutoCAD ? Good numeracy and computer skills ? Good knowledge of materials/construction methods ? Outstanding knowledge of appropriate statutory Regulations and British Standards ? Demonstrable track record working in volumetric industry. ? You will be HNC qualified in a building/design related subject as a minimum ? Working knowledge of Autodesk Inventor and or Revit would be an advantage This job was originally posted as