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Design Manager

  • Location: Amsterdam, North Holland
  • Salary: €80000 - €90000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Data Centres
  • Function: Design Manager
  • Contact: Cameron Hirst
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 28493/001_1620831521

Design Manager

Mission Critical

Amsterdam, Netherlands


In-Country Position

€80,000 - €90,000

Currently recruiting on behalf of a Main Contractor experiencing tremendous growth within the Mission Critical Sector. As Design Manager you will be responsible for interfacing with the client and the design team to help complete the design and manage the coordination process.

Role Responsibilities

  • Managing the design process using technical expertise in Design disciplines by interfacing with owner and the Design team members

  • Supporting, understanding, and advising the client as to the requirements and obligations in the development of a building design from a constructability perspective interfacing with the permitting agencies and inspection agencies to ensure that Design complies with the local, regional and national codes

  • Ensuring design information is of the right quality and keeps pace with project schedule

  • Providing constructability feedback to designers to ensure that design is buildable

  • Integrating the fabrication level shop drawings models with the design models to ensure that the fabrication level models from the subcontractors to meet the design intent

  • Managing and taking the responsibility for the Design and coordination schedule on the project to meet the project objectives established by the client

Role Requirements

  • We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented individual that will relish performing in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, with ability to multi-task, produce quality deliverables, and meet project-based deadlines

  • An all-around knowledge of the design and construction industry

  • At least 4-6 years of experience in a Construction Management, General contracting or Architectural firm in Project engineering or Project management roles

  • A good grasp of the technical aspects of design and construction matters, systems and processes

  • An understanding of planning applications, building regulations, codes of practice, environmental and health and safety regulations

  • Experience in Design/Build, Integrated Project Delivery, Lean Design and CMAR projects-either in design or construction

  • Proven leadership skills to manage in dynamic and shifting organizational structures

  • Dutch language skills preferred

  • Able to facilitate coordination between disparate groups-owners, designers and contractors

  • Ability to present ideas effectively to clients, design team members and subcontractors, permitting agencies

  • Able to evaluate ideas of others

  • Ability to travel to the jobsites or to design team offices when required

  • Providing constructability and cost feedback to the Design team on various design options providing estimating and quantity take offs to various designs

  • You will either have to live in or be able to relocate to Amsterdam