Senior Design Coordinator - East London

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Excellent Package - Construction - Design
Ref: 640 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 May 2024

This role is suitable for someone with a couple of years experience with a Main Contractor. You will be required to oversee the design process of multiple schemes concurrently as well as contribute to the tender process and bid preparation on potential jobs.

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Carry out full technical reviews and evaluate design information received at tender stage.
  • Add value to the project through sensible and practical Value Engineering, seeking alternative options in design while maintaining the essence and quality of the design through each stages of the design process.
  • Ensure the design information received meets the Contractor’s Proposals and Employer’s Requirements
  • Review designs against Building Regulations to ensure compliance
  • Identify risk and promote strategies and alternative design solutions to mitigate issues.
  • Engage in consultant negotiations and appointment
  • Assembly of consultant appointment documents in accordance with company procedures.
  • First point of contact for all clients regarding design issues.
  • Production and management of the Design Information Required programme to ensure development of the design and client approvals are achieved within an agreed time influenced by the overall project programme.
  • Monitor the preparation of information required by relevant statutory bodies and local authorities ensuring timely submission
  • Identify and manage design change and client approval when necessary
  • Lead design reviews for both coordination and Employers Requirement compliance.
  • Ensure all design information is buildable in a safe manner
  • Auditing and signing off of on the quality and content of design information against invoices received at agreed design stages.
  • Challenge Design Team consultants who are not performing

 

Ideal candidate

  • Minimum 2 years relevant industry experience, candidates from an architectural or construction background would be preferable.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic, competent client facing ability.
  • Good knowledge of construction processes and UK building regulations.
  • Experience and working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Experience of problem-solving construction issues and be capable of drafting design sketches at short notice
  • Capable of working with in a multidisciplinary team

 

Please contact Steve Lee on 075 9531 0008 for a confidential discussion.