Senior Design Manager - Major Projects

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Package!
Sector: Design Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Paul Napper

Senior Design Manager - Major Project

£70,000 - 90,000 + Car Allowance + Excellent Package


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Design Manager to join a leading tier one main contractor based in Amsterdam on a major project for a high-profile client. They will join a major player in the Europe construction industry who are the leading construction company for major projects in Europe for their ability to deliver technical challenging projects.

As Senior Design Manager you can expect?

  • Great freedom to take full responsibility for the design coordination of a large construction project
  • You'll be working closely with the Project Manager and Commercial Manager.
  • Working on a large major project in Amsterdam that contains highly technical mechanical and electrical fundamentals
  • Great support in your career development, while acting as a guide to other associates of the design team

As Senior Design Manager you will be?

  • Support the construction team to resolve design related issues in a timely manner to prevent a problem on the construction programme, at the same time as remaining conscious of the commercial consequences the resolution may produce.
  • Coordinate the integration of the building services with the architectural and structural elements of the project, whilst unfolding possible design difficulties and suggesting effective solutions
  • Review the design progress with the Commercial Team to ensure design and commercial aspects are aligned
  • Review the design and recognize discrepancies, conflicts and misplaced information and record, report and track the close out of these items.
  • Report into the Project Director
  • You'll chair design workshops with the trade contractors and consultants, develop the design, workshop drawings and manage the coordination between trades
  • Full responsibility for the construction and running of the design programme.

As Senior Design Manager you'll need?

  • Solid background in design construction
  • In depth knowledge of new-build & refurbishment fit-out
  • Project experience above £50m gained within a main contracting environment is essential
  • Design Management experience with a solid understanding of M&E
  • Good pre-construction knowledge
  • Knowledge of BIM
  • Strong communication skills
  • Hold a construction / M&E related qualification - Degree / HND /HNC

On offer is a competitive basis salary of between £70-90,000 per annum plus an attractive benefits package that includes a car allowance of £7,500, pension, healthcare, life assurance, private medical, travel expenses, Flights paid for (fly in Monday morning, fly out Friday afternoon), accommodation and living allowance (for those staying away from home), flexible benefits scheme plus other great benefits.

If you are looking for a new career challenge as Senior Design Manager and you would like to be considered for the above opportunity then please apply by sending your CV or call Paul Napper on 01342 330 577 for further information.

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