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Why Design Managers Make Good Bid Managers?

Why Design Managers Make Good Bid Managers?

 12 Sep 2019

Why Design Managers Make Good Bid Managers? There are lots of next steps a Design Manager can take in terms of progressing their career, more common paths include running your own Design Management te... read more

Design Manager or Senior Design Manager - Whats the Difference?

Design Manager or Senior Design Manager - Whats the Difference?

 6 Sep 2019

What’s the difference between a Construction Design Manager and Senior Design Manager? This can be confusing as main contractors in some cases use different job titles for the same role or in some cas... read more

Design Managers – Your Time is Valuable!

Design Managers – Your Time is Valuable!

 29 Aug 2019

In recent blogs we have discussed Main Contractors having a desire for their Design Managers to be proactive, however finding the balance to this is key and a good Design Manager will also know the im... read more

Design Manager or Postman?

Design Manager or Postman?

 22 Aug 2019

Design Manager or Postman? If you are a Design Manager or Design Coordinator, like it or not you have probably come across the term postman in the construction industry. In this article we explore fur... read more

How often should a Design Manager visit site?

How often should a Design Manager visit site?

 27 Mar 2019

In a Design Managers role its not unusual for them to be overwhelmed with paperwork and drawings and it can be all to easy to neglect visiting site. In this blog we asked design managers in constructi... read more

Design Managers Tips on Multi-Room Projects

Design Managers Tips on Multi-Room Projects

 27 Mar 2019

In the fast paced environment of multi-room projects and the high-rise sector, a Design Manager can be overwhelmed with information on many levels (excuse the pun). We asked an experienced Multi-room ... read more

(IRS) Information Release Schedule -  A Useful Tool For Design Managers?

(IRS) Information Release Schedule - A Useful Tool For Design Managers?

 27 Mar 2019

Firstly what is an IRS (Information Release Schedule) The IRS in short is a plan that provides dates for the release of information from the Design Engineering Consultants team to the contractor. In a... read more

Design Manager – Client Facing Tips

Design Manager – Client Facing Tips

 26 Mar 2019

An essential part of being a Design Manager is also being able to liaise effectively with a client and represent your company well. In this blog we spoke to an experienced main contractor Design Manag... read more

Should a Design Manager use their own Design?

Should a Design Manager use their own Design?

 26 Mar 2019

Design Managers have the background and talent to do this, but is it good practise? In this blog we spoke to experienced main contractor design managers to explore this topic further. It’s a debatable... read more

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