Design Manager

Working Location
United Kingdom (London)
Responsibility Summary
To manage project design works
·   To review the project specification and highlight where the specificaion is feasible or requires further clarification/adjustments
·   To co-ordinate the works between the UK Design Office and Hong Kong
·   To review the tender documentation against the project specification
·   Initiate the system design to meet the “Tender and / or Design intent”, and ensure that all design drawings submissions are to fulfill Contracts / Architect’s requirements and statutory requirements
·   To verify the façade design details are compatible to the structure layout
·   To ensure all drawings issued to the client or Far East’s inter-office are checked and logged
·   To issue all construction drawings to Project and Site team
·   To maintain proper filing record of drawings transmittal and project correspondence
·   To create RFI schedules, issue and update as the design progresses and the queries are responded in a timely manner
·   To identify variations on the drawings and project specification, inform the QS and PM and indicate on the drawings as required
·   Liaise with architects, main contractors and sub contractors
·   Work to an estimate and project specification
·   Work to an agreed project programme
·   Ensure that work is detailed in accordance with agreed sub-contract specification and programme
·   Produce details with commercial consideration given to products used
·   Maintain a register of drawings issued (in conjunction with Document Controller)
·   Compliance with CDM regulations and other regulatory guidelines and bodies
·   To attend site design meetings and coordination meetings as required
·   Site survey structural openings and structure details as required
·   Any other duties relevant to the project/s or as determined by Far East Façade (UK) Ltd
·   Relevant NVQ/HND or degree in similar discipline
·   Minimum 12 years experience in Façade Design
·   Or Experience in multimillion pound facades projects, must have in depth knowledge of construction industry methodologies on detailing
·   Exceptional communication skills
·   AutoCAD, BIM: Autodes REVIT, Microsoft packages
·   Fluent in English

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