To include, but not be limited to:
- Create Design Brief that captures all the key documents from the contract.
- Create design programme in conjunction with consultants that interfaces with the delivery programme and crucially the procurement schedule.
- Compliance and achievement of Group, Division, procedures, personal targets and initiatives.
- Lead the design process to complete a package of design information in line with the agreed specification and budget.
- Manage the appointment of consultants and ensure that they perform in line with their programme, deed and agreed scope of services.
- Develop and regularly measure the design progress with the consultants. Illustrate programme status at PRMs and DTMs with progressed programme.
- Provide cost effective technical solutions. Challenge the design when appropriate and strive to find alternative options where appropriate in conjunction with other project team members.
- Chair regular focused design team meetings and issue timely actions to all involved. Avoid repeated agendas using tailored approach to suit the stage of the project. Consultant reports are essential part of the process
- Produce designs that meet all necessary statutory and regulatory approvals and record this on appropriate tracking logs.
- Hold key workshops with supply chain and delivery team to integrate expertise into the design process at the right stages
- Constantly challenge the consultants to ensure a well considered approach to all areas of design
- Maximise all value engineering opportunities at the appropriate stages of the scheme. Avoid focusing VE efforts after construction information is completed.
- Engage with the delivery team and Principal Designer to mitigate all health and safety risks. Use Design Risk Assessments to eliminate /reduce saftey risks
- Regularly use Risk Register and Project Delivery Checklist to focus all Project Team members to manage and close out identified project risks.
- Constantly reinforce and deliver a customer first approach