Design Manager

Parkview Constructions

One of Sydney's leading builders is seeking an experienced Design Manager to join the team!

  • Award winning, privately owned construction company
  • Work with an experienced and expanding Design Management Team
  • Overarching and Rewarding Role
Founded in 1997, Parkview Constructions are a multi-award-winning company committed to ‘Integrity, Excellence and Innovation' in residential, commercial, industrial and aged care construction, with over 250 staff across multiple projects within the Sydney Metropolitan region.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager to join the team. The Design Manager is an essential role servicing both the Pre-Construction and Construction Phases of the business.
The Design Manager is seen as the ‘Project Manager of the Design’ and provides this management service to our Clients during ECI, our Estimating Team during Tender and our Project Team during Construction.
The Design Manager principally manages Safety in Design (SID), the Consultant Team, Scopes and Engagements, together with the Construction Documentation and Shop Drawing process. In managing the Construction Documentation the Design Manager is also required to verify it against compliance to Building Regulations and Authority Requirements, the Client’s Brief and minimum standards together with the final Construction Methodology and Sequencing.
Reporting to the Senior Design Manager as head of the Design Management Team, the role and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Management and Coordination of:
  • SID Risks ensuring transfer from the 'Designers' to the Construction Team;
  • Consultant Scopes, Engagement and Cost Planning;
  • Consultant Team Meetings (Agenda & Minutes);
  • Value Engineering (VE) Identification and Value Management;
  • The Construction Documentation & Shop Drawing process (ACONEX & WORKFLOWS)
  • Documentation Program relative to trade letting and site works (MS Project);
  • Sub-Contractor build-ability requirements into the Construction Documentation;
  • The Principal's PCA ensuring CC award relative to the order of site works;
Assessment and Verification of the Construction Documentation to:
  • The Principal's Project Requirements (PPR), Functional Brief or Minimum Standards
  • Construction Management Methodology and Sequencing;
  • Lessor Works / CAT 1 Works to be completed by Parkview;
  • All Building Regulations (NCC), Australian Standards, etc
  • All Performance Solutions to Fire Safety, Access etc
  • The Development Consent to ensure compliance;
  • All 'Separable Portions' or 'Staged CC / OC' to ensure permissible Occupation;
  • All Parkview 'Build-Ability' and 'Workmanship' Standards;
  • Alternative Design or Products which may improve ROI, Durability and Maintenance
Skills & experience:
  • Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree in Construction Management, Architecture or similar
  • Minimum 3-5 years' Experience in a Design Management Role for a Builder
  • Project Management Experience demonstrating Time, Cost and Scope understanding
  • Demonstrated experience in Functional Briefs, Consultant Scopes and Engagements
  • Experience over various building types in excess of $50M in value
  • Demonstrated experience and use of MS Project, Excel & ACONEX
  • Positive temperament with established presentation and communication skills 
In return for this role Parkview will offer a salary package commensurate with your demonstrated experience together with a strong family culture, a stable work environment with exposure across a diverse range of projects promoting growth, learning and personal development.
With a recent record revenue and strong workbook for the foreseeable future this is an excellent time to join our team.
How to apply:
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