Design Manager

Job Title: Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Accommodation, travel, living allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HH678318_1553526796
Contact Name: Heather Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2019 15:13

Job Description

Design Manager


Salary: £75,000-£85,000 / €88,000-€100,000 + Accommodation, travel/flights & living allowance

Rotation: 3 weeks on with 1 week off or 10 days on with 4 days off

Job Ref: HH678318

The client is happy to consider either a MEP Design Manager or CSA Design Manager.

A unique, exciting yet challenging Design Manager opportunity has come up to work for a large general contractor who are rapidly growing within the data centre industry. The position will be based in Sweden and will be undertaking a Design Manager remit on a hyper-scale data centre construction project. The role of a Design Manager is to manage the Design and BIM delivery process of a hyper-scale Data Centre Campus as well as to identify technical challenges and work to drive solutions, develop mitigation strategies, and develop cost and schedule for such.

The Design Manager will be responsible for design management and delivery of all packages and related interfaces including design workshops, visits, mock-ups / testing and link with designers. The client seeks an experienced Design Manager who has extensive construction design coordination and management experience on data centre projects for general contractors.

The ideal candidate will be based in Sweden, or open to rotation. Rotation can be offered in the form of 3 weeks on with 1 week off, or 10 days on with 4 days off.

Main Duties of the Design Manager

The Design Manager will be responsible for:

  • Ensure that the design team is meeting all local codes and local requirements.
  • Review drawings and payments to ensure it is to specification and budget.
  • Localising the design into a site-specific building design for all disciplines, developing an execution strategy, and turning over to the delivery team for construction.
  • Drive design meetings and provide continual input to optimise design and minimize unnecessary work.
  • Assist in developing Design Delivery Schedule and upcoming works along with the delivery Project Managers, Designers and consultants.
  • Develop comprehensive scope-of-work and contract document deliverables list for each related discipline.
  • Negotiate scope-of-work, deliverables and price with consulting firms.

Experience / Skills of the Design Manager

The ideal design Manager will have:

  • Recent design management experience for a general / main contractor.
  • Recent and multiple data centre project experience is a must.
  • Must be able to review design documentation and to be able to represent both MEP as well as CSA in design meetings with contractors/consultancy practices.

To apply for this Design Manager opportunity or to find out about other positions within the Data Centre sector please call Heather Hall at Project Resource

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