Design Manager - Vertical School Project

Sydney, Australia

BlueVisions is a well-established PM consultancy within the Sydney market as well as in other states of Australia and internationally. We are currently looking to appoint a Design Manager to join our project team on a large multi-storey school project, based in Parramatta.

As the Design Manager, you will be heavily involved in liaising with the PM team, design team, other relevant stakeholders and the contractor.

You will be expected to have extensive experience managing building design processes, and come with relevant experience in the Sydney market, ideally with both Aconex and BIM project experience.

Reporting to the Project Director, the Design Manager will play an essential role in managing the construction stages of this prestigious project. This role will provide leadership in key technical skills to ensure a high-quality design capability guides the construction and commissioning of this exciting project.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

• Attend and contribute in design management meetings with the contractor, sub-contractors and design consultants;
• Attend and contribute in design coordination meetings and workshops with the contractor, sub-contractors and design consultants;
• Monitor the contractor’s shop drawing submissions, and follow up on the review and response workflows within Aconex;
• Progressively check the updated construction documents, working drawings, specifications, and schedules;
• Manage the Head Design Consultant’s ongoing responsibilities during Construction;
• Monitoring, and following up on all external stakeholder engagement, and authority approval applications and processes;
• Management of design related RFI’s issued by the contractor, and following up on the response workflows from the design consultants;
• Review of BIM model development to ensure delivery of LOD 400, and LOD 500 stages;
• Assist the Project Director as required with design related activities during construction.

To be considered for this position you should possess:

• A tertiary qualification in project management, construction management, or a design related discipline;
• A minimum of 3 years Design Management experience
• Strong communication and written skills
• The ability to effectively manage the design components of a project through to commissioning and completion
• Proven ability to meet deadlines and adapt to client requirements
• An adaptable, and resilient approach to the changing conditions within project construction duration.

The salary for this exciting and challenging role is negotiable depending on experience.