Design Coordinator Main Contractor

35000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + Package
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Design Manager / Design Coordinator


Great opportunity for a Junior Design Manager to join one of the region's leading main contractors. They have just been awarded a number of projects exceeding GBP100 million with an extremely strong order book. You must have some form of a construction background and exposure of being a Design Manager.

Salary on offer - GBP35,000 - GBP42,000 + Package

My client are looking to further strengthen their design team with the addition of a Design Manager who will report to the Design & Planning Manager and Project Director. The successful candidate will be working on the delivery of a number of schemes throughout the North West on Educational, Healthcare, Hotel and Residential schemes. The role involves assisting and managing the design & planning processes and design and construction stages.

Role requirements: ??

* Co-ordinate the design and planning from pre-construction to project delivery??
* Review and establish build-ability
* Research any value engineering options
* Analyse risks and opportunities
* Ensure construction is compliant with standards
* Ensure target costs are achieved
* Review of designs and cost planning
* Managing & monitoring of design & planning development
* Establishing the most effective & efficient programme of delivery
* Interrogation & integration of supply chain enquiries to establish base costs
* Building method review & operational staff interaction in respect of bid costs
* Distribution of design & information
* Establishing critical information in respect of procurement & supply chain
* Lead on potential value engineering & design change that positively impact on deliverables.
* Developing a series of in house robust PRS details


* Main contracting or developer experience is essential.??
* Site based background is a requirement.??
* Commercial experience and knowledge is a requirement??
* D&B experience is a requirement.??
* High end contracts experience, GBP5 -GBP100m is a requirement??
* High rise construction city centre experience would be a benefit??
* Hotel, Residential, Care home experience would be a benefit??
* Architectural or Building Surveyor background is a requirement.??
* Understanding of BIM would be a benefit.

If you are an experienced Design Manager / Design Assistant / Design Coordinator looking to join a growing company please email me on