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Assistant Design Coordinator (Contractor/Developer)

  • Sector: Residential Design & Technical
  • Location: Stratford, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + package
Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Design Coordinator to join one of the leading developers in London. You will join a fantastic established team of individuals in a new position for the business as it grows and will be involved in a variety of residential and mixed-use schemes across the capital. This will include low rise traditional housing with the main majority involving high rise RC frame projects.

 

The company has a low turnover of staff and is a reputable business which has been going for well over 40 years. They are known for looking after their staff with numerous social events, training and support and career progression is immensely encouraged. As Assistant Design Coordinator you will be based on site at a large regeneration project in South East London which will see over 100 new homes created on the initial phase and will involve RC frame construction up to around 10 storeys in height. This is part of the large-scale regeneration which will see up to 15,000 new homes created including commercial space, retail and transport hubs.

 

As an Assistant Design Coordinator, you will be responsible and accountable for assisting the design team programmes and monitoring these to ensure the delivery is on time and to budget. The client is looking for someone who wants a career and longevity and is hard working and reliable to progress through the ranks internally. You will also be involved in the following;

 

  • Working closely with the design and technical team in house as well as third party consultants including Architects, Engineers and others.
  • Providing suitable design and technical solutions on site to complex problems.
  • Motivating the team and ensuring targets are known, agreed and met on time with all parties involved.
  • Competent in dealing with planning permissions and to manage external consultants including Architects and Engineers to qualify design plans.
  • Management of the flow of internal information and to ensure coordinated comments are returned to designers and ensuring lead consultants are coordinating the design including subcontractor elements.
  • Able to work closely with others, have a good temperament and be calm under pressure at all times.
  • Reporting into the Design Manager and Design Director of the business, you will be responsible for smaller projects as well as assisting in larger projects across London and the surrounding home counties.

 

Key requirements:

 

  • Degree qualified in Architecture, Engineering or other relevant qualification.
  • RC frame experience is important.
  • At least 2 years experience in a technical or design role.
  • Experience of technical aspects of house building and up to date UK building regulation knowledge.
  • A good understanding of the planning legislation is beneficial.
  • Must have experience of working for a developer, main contractor or architectural practice on residential based projects.
  • Experience on London based projects will be beneficial.
  • Strong organisational and work management skills.
  • Good time management skills and able to stick to tight deadlines.
  • A good problem solver who can solve technical issues efficiently and effectively.


TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.