Design Manager


About the Client: SSA is recruiting on behalf of a specialist envelope sub-contractor that has been established for over a decade, building a wide range of award-winning envelope packages.

About the Role: Seeking an established Envelope Design Manager, preferably with experience in the following systems with a sub-contractor – Rainscreen Cladding, Facades, Curtain Wall & Glazing systems. Ownership of own projects reporting to the Senior Design Manager.

About the Responsibilities:

  • Working on total design solutions for each project allocated.
  • Managing external Designers.
  • Managing the workflow and assigning work to Designers.
  • Supporting, understanding, and advising the client as to their requirements and obligations.
  • Liaising with the Senio Design Manager regarding design and specification for individual projects.
  • Assisting with procurement and programming
  • Outlining project specifications against cost plans
  • Arranging and attending required design meetings
  • Sign off of all drawing details
  • Issuing of all official documentation to clients
  • Ensuring the design process recognizes current legislation, standards, and codes of practice where appropriate.
  • Ensuring the design information provided is of high quality and keeping the pace with timescales.

About the Requirements:

  • Must be commutable to the South Coast in Hampshire – Degree, HND or equivalent, design, or construction preferred.
  • Experience with a prior building envelope sub-contractor is essential. Preferably Rainscreen Cladding, Facades, Curtain Wall & Glazing systems.
  • Will have prior experience in a Design Management or Senior Technical Coordination role.
  • A thorough understanding of all relevant codes, regulations, and guidance documents.
  • A high standard of verbal and oral communication skills
  • Must be capable of taking ownership of its own workload and represent the company’s interests appropriately

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