Salary: Up to £50000 per annum + competitive salary + comprehensive package
An award winning house builder have an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager to join their busy Technical team.
The company are one of the top 10 house builders who build new properties homes ranging from 1 bed apartments to luxury family homes across the UK. The company pride themselves in quality, customer service and delivering high standards.
Design Manager Role
Working in a busy Technical department you will be responsible for establishing the infrastructure that connects a new development and for putting in place all the important things that enable a community to thrive. The Architectural team are responsible for the preparation and submission of planning applications, preparation of viabilities and secure planning and building regulations approval at the pre-start and concept stage of development.
Principle accountabilities of the role include:
" Responsible for all planning and development functions on a determined number of sites. " Procure landscaping scheme, ecological and archaeological assessment, noise reports and air quality to support applications. " Overview development proposals and appraise site information to formulate technical reports in conjunction with our engineering department. " Instruct and coordinate necessary development reports. " Where required manage external consultants. " Ensure the preparation of all drawings, details and specifications necessary for start on site. " Liaise with Commercial Department, ensure fees and services budgets, appraisals, cost plans and viabilities are prepared to ensure the project meets the Group's and the Company financial criteria and ensuring variances to budget are reported. " With appropriate assistance review all Design layout drawings at key stage of design and development to ensure compliance with the company requirements e.g., Viability Planning Application, Tender and Pre Start. " Monitor and manage the evolving group house types and new designs as required to be the regional custodian of layout and house design. " Establish good working relationships with site staff and department heads to ensure schemes are constructed as intended and to encourage feedback for inclusion in future schemes to avoid wastage and improve the product. " Develop good working relationships with Local Authorities and ensure knowledge of the peculiarities of the Local Authorities, to ensure economical and efficient approvals.
Design Manager - Qualifications and Skills
The successful candidate must have previous experience working on housing developments and have good working knowledge of the planning system and building regulations. This role will also suit candidates who are currently working as a Senior Architectural Technician looking to progress in their career and step into a Design Manager role.
" Proficient in CAD and layouts. " HND level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant building related subject. " Work effectively to deadlines and competently works on multiple tasks simultaneously " Ability to work on own as well as part of a team " Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
The company are offering a competitive salary, company car/allowance, annual bonus, 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme and life assurance
How to apply
If you are interested in joining a leading house builder and would like to apply for the Design Manager role, please contact Deena Mistry at Bromak for a confidential chat or apply via the link provided.