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Design Coordinator

  • Sector: Residential Design & Technical
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + package

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Job description

The Company:

I am working with one of the leading developers and contractors in London who are looking for an experienced Design Coordinator to join their close-knit team of individuals. This reputable company is known for designing and building some of the most prestigious developments across London which has changed the skyline of London for the better. They have been going for well over 50 years and work on a variety of projects from small bespoke developments in prestigious locations to large mixed-use regeneration projects which often include RC frame structures.

The role:

Reporting into the Design Manager and Design Director, I’m looking for an experienced Design Coordinator to work on a variety of residential and mixed-use projects across London. These will vary from small bespoke residential houses to large, high rise RC frame projects. The role includes;

  • Being accountable for the effective management of subcontractor packages from the design stages to manufacture.
  • Understanding client’s requirements and output specifications.
  • Ensuring that all design, procurement and construction elements comply with the project documentation.
  • Liaising between the client, design consultants and the project staff overseeing all design matters.
  • Liaising of on site staff including Site Managers for the development of design packages and procurement strategies.
  • Organise, participate and record design review meetings.
  • Contribute and assist in the preparation of the design programme in line with procurement strategies.
  • Management of the flow of design information and document control.

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree qualified in Architecture, Engineering or another relevant qualification.
  • RC frame experience is desirable however not essential.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a technical or design coordination role.
  • Strong IT skills with experience of AutoCAD/Revit, Outlook, Excel, Word etc.
  • 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.

 What benefits will I get?

The salary on this occasion would be up to £50,000 basic plus package however this will depend on your level of experience and how much relevant exposure you may have. The package will include:

  • Travel Allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Holiday
  • Death in service

About me:

I’ve been working for TDM Recruitment for over the past 3 years specialising solely in design and technical recruitment in the residential markets. I cover a variety of disciplines within the design and technical sector including Architectural Technicians/Technologists, Design and Technical Coordinators, Senior Coordinators, Technical and Design Managers and Technical Directors and Head of Department roles. I am also involved in Development Manager and Director level roles as I have an all-round understanding of the full development cycle.

TDM Recruitment are one of the leaders in the residential sectors and clients vary from main contractors, house builders and developers from the large PLC world to smaller, independently owned bespoke businesses. These clients are involved in a wide variety of projects including anything from one off houses, smaller bespoke developments up to large regeneration, residential and mixed-use schemes across London and the home counties. There are countless options so it’s always worth getting in touch.

Some of my success stories:

  • Technical Coordinator – Bovis Homes
  • Technical Coordinator and Manager – McCarthy & Stone
  • Technical Coordinator – Persimmon Homes
  • Technical Coordinator – Barratt Homes
  • Technical Coordinator – Taylor Wimpey
  • Technical Manager – Bellway Homes
  • Technical Manager – Wyatt Homes
  • Development Manager – Crest Nicholson
  • Senior Technical Manager – Galliford Try
  • Design Coordinator – Fabrica
  • Design Manager – Churchill Retirement

If the role above isn’t quite right for you then please still get in touch. I work with a large variety of clients at any one time and it could be that I have something perfect which isn’t even advertised yet. All discussions are strictly private and confidential at all times, so you have nothing to lose by at least keeping in touch.

Call 01795 531 934 or email

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

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