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Design Co-ordinator

  • Location: City Of Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

My client, a large scale supplier of Civil Engineering Services, is looking a Design Co-ordinator for their ongoing NW projects.

As a Design Co-ordinator you will:

Support and manage the development and implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet customer requirements including budget constraints, presenting proposals for approval to the customer


Contribute to or complete the project design responsibilities matrix


Manage and ensure effective briefing of the Design. This includes, where necessary, the management of any 3rd parties or novated design teams to ensure that they meet all customer specifications, and where necessary, checking the competence and resources of any incumbent design teams or 3rd parties


Provide advice and guidance on the "buildability" of the design proposals to the design and construction teams on all packages


Liaise with all statutory bodies/authorities as required - such as town planning, building control and services e.g. gas and water


Support the development and management of the design deliverables programme


Ensure there is a clear schedule of design deliverables


Lead gate reviews activities to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved at each project gate to include appropriate communication to Bid Managers and other Design/Work Winning/Project Delivery team members as required


Lead the co-ordination and production of design data, bid deliverables, reports and documentation essential to the project and contractual requirements and report progress against the design deliverables programme


Support the implementation of the BIM CSUK protocols, including teamwork and collaboration and the management and sharing of data relating to BIM models


Ensure BIM management during the project ensuring the supply chain is fully aware of BIM requirements


Consider the application of Lean construction techniques in order to save money, reduce waste and optimise construction


Ensure that learning and best practice is captured from the bid/project with the aim of sharing it across the business stream and the CSUK business


Collaborate on the scopes definition for sub-contractors in respect of their design responsibilities
Proactively contribute to the Risk and Value Management process.



Personal Qualities and Experience:

Degree / HNC / HND / in a Construction / Civil Engineering related subject


Progressing towards chartered status with an appropriate institute / institution


Previous Design Coordination Experience


Preferred previous site experience in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Projects


This role requires an individual with some experience in delivering design services within a Project Delivery environment and successfully implementing design strategies as well as relevant project experience


Some experience to support deliver design services in a timely manner with a customer and business sector specific focus


Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners under time pressure


Good working knowledge of BIM is required. The individual will have experience within the most current forms of procurement


A valid CSCS card is a requirement


Excellent IT Skills relevant to the Business Stream are desirable and Microsoft Office is essential
Detailed knowledge of codes of practice and other regulatory material, applicable to the Business Stream


The individual should have a desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on the customer and the relevant Business Stream


Numeracy and bid/report writing is a requirement.

If this sounds like a role you can take hold of and make your own, get in touch for a confidential chat ASAP!

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