Design Co-ordinator

Posted 9 April by Humres Technical Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply
Design Co-ordinator

Design Co-ordinator needed with a background in drylining, ceilings, partitions or bespoke fitout company, You will work on prestigious Drylining/Ceiling contracts valued upwards of £20m with one of the leading drylining sub-contractors in the UK.

About the Client:
Established almost 30 years ago, my client is now one of the largest drywall specialist contractors in the UK - with a workforce of over 500 and a turnover in excess of £45m. They deliver quality services to main contractors, owner clients and architects in the UK and internationally. Their success is based on their dedication to providing the very highest standards of quality and delivery.

About the Role:
Provide support in and preparing relevant technical information, including drawings, calculations, submissions, and other documents for presentation to clients, as directed by the Design Manager. Learn and use relevant computer applications where necessary, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.
Understanding and implementation of design information, following set procedures to ensure accurate auditable records are kept and turnaround times through third parties (main contractor and manufacturers) are properly managed. Awareness of quality control procedures and remain compliant with authorisation and approval processes both internally and externally.
Develop an understanding and able to manage communication between Design and internal or external clients. This will include learning project management systems via extranet as provided by main contractor, i.e. Asite, 4Projects, and Aconex, etc.
Possess an understanding of the sequencing of design activities in preparation and during a contract.
Develop an understanding and appreciation of construction drawings and technical terminology. Create a working knowledge of marketplace products and systems available; including industry standards, regulations, specifications, and codes of practices, etc.
Demonstrate a basic commercial awareness of working within design budgets, including project and product cost constraints, traceability of commercial variations and recovery of additional costs.
Understand and adhere to departmental policies, practices, procedures and standards, whilst working in a timely, efficient and effective manner.
Learn the tendering process and provide input and support to the Commercial team as appropriate.
Assist in the management of internal systems for storage, reference and retrieval of design information.
Produce drawings and related design information at tender stage, pre-start, and during construction on site, assessing on-site requirements during contracts as necessary.
Communicate effectively with Project Managers & Contract Managers to ensure detailed design programmes and deliverables are developed for each project at the various stages, as appropriate.
Lead a contract for design having learnt all systems, procedures and processes
Learn systems and procedures within the department
Learn product and systems from manufacturers.
Engage in self-development, performance management and development framework.
Adhere to Health and safety policies, according to Company procedures
Uphold, safeguard and promote the values of the company and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, integrity, and corporate (social) responsibility.
Will attend Heads Of meetings, as required.

About the Candidate:
Previous experience working in Design for a construction company, or relevant manufacturer of construction products
General Industry knowledge
Work to tight deadlines
Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD
Efficient in the use of design software and Microsoft Office Suite
Numerate and accurate with fanatical attention to detail
Logical and well organised with ability to prioritise
Self-motivated to lead and achieve the highest levels of excellence
Delivery focused with passion for results
Positive response to pressure
Able to work alone and in a team
Takes initiative

Presentation skills - written and verbal
Enjoys working with people from different professional and trade backgrounds
Willing and able to travel, when required

Essential & regulatory
A relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
Relevant experience or training qualification in using CAD software

Degree qualification in Construction or Design
Evidence of Continuous Professional Development

Points of Appeal:
Competitive salary
Established company

Reference: 34857578

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