Design Managers required for New Build Residential projects - £65k

London (Central), London (Greater)
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Job Type

Design Coordinator / Manager – Residential Contractor

Seeking Design Coordinator / Managers x 3 for new build residential projects in; 

Hackney - 75 units (£17m) / Islington - 25 units (£9m) / Barnet - 132 units (£30m)

About the Client: SSA are recruiting on behalf of a leading contractor for construction, development and refurbishment based in The London area. Established for fifty years they have a solid track record with many leading Public Sector and Social Housing clients as well as numerous private and commercial organisations.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Technical Director in the Design & Build Department, the role is to:

  • Manage the design process for traditional and design and build contracts.
  • Act as the primary contact for the design teams, client and production teams.
  • Advise on cost effectiveness of alternative methods of construction.
  • Co-ordinate the design information supplied to our construction division.
  • Manage compliance checks against specification and client requirements.
  • Manage design output to agreed programmes. Liaise with Local Authorities, Building Control and Planning Departments.

About the Requirements:

  • Substantial professional background in either architectural or structural engineering (with stable employment with the same company/group for three or more years).
  • Substantial experience of new build residential projects.
  • A good working knowledge of AutoCAD 2000.
  • A good working knowledge of NHBC and building regulations.
  • A good appreciation of building services.
  • Minimum qualification as an architectural or structural technician.
  • A good understanding of CSH, BREEAM.
  • Good team leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a team player to be part of a very dynamic project based construction company.
  • No freelancers/job hoppers will be considered.
  • Professional qualifications and/or institute membership desirable.
  • Ability to provide good references.
  • Clean, smart appearance.

About the Benefits:

  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Car Allowance/Business Mileage
  • 26 days annual leave

If you are interested in this role, please contact

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