Design Manager - Residential

Tempest Jones
£30000 - £40000/annum
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting client and opportunity looking for the right candidate - is that you ?

Working with one of the leading House Builders in the UK assisting with the preparation and submission of planning applications, procuring detailed working drawings, building regulations approval at pre-site start stage of development.

Key aspect of the role  
 Undertake layout feasibility designs/ sketches (by hand) to site constraints/ brief.
 Work with simple urban design principles to maximise layout interest.
 Work closely with external design consultants to ensure best practice is followed.
 Cost management of sketch feasibilities.
 Liaise with all departments to agree the final design.
 2. Preparation and submission of planning applications
 Transfer sketches to AutoCAD and prepare all planning information if required.
 Clearance of all CML issues.
3. Secure Planning approval  
 Negotiate with external consultants on layout, landscaping etc.
 Clear all planning conditions prior agreed timings.
 Ensure external material conform to local requirements.
4. Secure Building Regulation approval for pre start/concept meeting
  Prepare all drawings necessary for start on site, including site and landscaping layouts plus external works.
 Have a good knowledge of building detailing and the requirements the technical process.  Ensure all house drawings and details are available.
 Input into CDM. 
 Agree house type calculation for site and undertake risk assessment for all.
 Input into health, safety and environmental check lists.
5. General
  Responsible for all design functions on a determined number of sites.
 Attend pre tender and start site meetings, and any other relevant meeting as required under the Company’s operating framework.
 Regular site visits – minimum one per month.
 Liaison with sales department in procurement of accurate sales presentation drawings