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Wed March 03 2021

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Senior Design Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Design Manager

Location: Cardiff, Wales

Business Area: Build Western & Wales


We are looking to recruit a Senior Design Manager. The main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and integrate the activities of our external design consultants. Assist on pre-construction activities and tender opportunities, to control and interrogate the activities of external design consultants.

Job responsibilities

The succesfull candidate will manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase. The production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments. Also to be able to drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design while also to progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates. To be able to review Sub contractor design proposals. Also to verify & control status of consultants and subcontractors drawings and specifications & maintain registers. To ensure the consultant scope of services, responsibilities and fees are agreed and to facilitate the completion of a project risk register.


What do we need from you?


To be successful in this role, we're looking for those with a solid experience in a senior design role with a main contractor; have an understanding of different Client procurement routes; experience of site/contract procedures; and have an understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.


What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.


Pre-employment checks


It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.


Make the journey. Leave a legacy.


Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.


Kier is an inclusive employer.


Closing Date: 17th February 2021

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