Assistant Design Manager

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + plus package
Job type Permanent
Specialism Construction & Property
Expiry 27 June 2024

Job description

We are representing a construction main contractor based Suffolk who are looking to appoint an Assistant Design Manager and develop them within the team.

This contractor specialise in building commercial, education, healthcare and public sector properties across the Southeast of England. They boast a reputation of delivering on multiple frameworks with repeat clients every year and welcome the opportunity to mentor graduates and apprenticeships through various management schemes in the business. This is a great chance for aspiring design candidates to gain valuable construction experience in a contractor setting with a company who will invest in their future.

Please see the below summary of the role.

Position: Assistant Design Manager
Client: Main Contractor
Office Location: Suffolk
Projects: New Build and Refurbishment Education, Commercial, Healthcare and Public Sector
Type: Full Time Permanent Role
Salary: £30,000-£40,000 (DOE) plus package

What's expected of you

Ability to lead or assist and manage multi-disciplinary external design teams.
Attending client meetings, site meetings and subcontractor meetings where required.
Basic experience in the leisure, commercial, education and mixed-use markets, designing to both traditional and modern methods of construction.
Review all design deliverables, including specialist supplier elements and interfaces to established that they are within budget, are fully coordinated and are buildable.
Coordinate project team comments and resolve any design related construction queries with the design team.
Knowledge of Building Regulations and the planning process.
Basic understanding of the Building Safety Act.
Ability to interpret Employers Requirements and other documents and assisting with the development of Contractors Proposal.
An understanding of the design and risk management processes.
Produce or assist with design programmes/controls for timely information release to procurement and construction delivery teams.
Commercial awareness and value engineering to increase value to clients and drive down capital costs.
Abide by and help ensure conformity to all business policies and processes.
Assist and contribute to assigned/delegated tasks in a professional manner.

Candidate requirements

Have a Degree, HND or similar qualification in a construction discipline or currently working through a qualification. Examples include: BSc Architecture, BSc Architectural Technology, HND Building Studies, BSc Interior Architecture, Construction Management
Have construction experience; design experience is desirable. Ideally 2-3 years post-graduation with experience in a contractor setting.
Must live within a commutable distance to the office, in or around Ipswich.
Be articulate and with the skills to produce clear and concise proposals.
Have good IT skills.
Work independently and manage own workload.
Be a good team player working with internal and external teams.
Have excellent inter-personal skills are essential.

The benefits

The Company actively encourages continued training and offers realistic long-term career opportunities throughout the business. Regularly promote within the business.

If you'd like to apply, please submit an updated CV.

Time Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.