Design Coordinator

£38000 - £40000 per annum + package
18 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Coordinator

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Salary: Up to £40k plus package

The Company

My client are an affordable housebuilder, who work across the affordable housebuilding sector building 2,3 and 4 bedroom homes. They also have a spec housing sector within the company.

Working within their design division; hey now require a Design Coordinator to manage a number of upcoming projects which are due to start later this year.

The Role

* Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Design Coordinator will be responsible for all site activities including viability studies, planning applications, taking through to site and providing technical support.
* Collate the Pre-Construction Health & Safety plan for approval.
* Prepare / amend and monitor the Procurement Programme, Timber frame and / or Concrete Schedule and manage problems / slippage. Lead regular progress meetings, record and circulate minutes.
* Monitor progress of tender issue.
* Monitor costs / budgets monthly for fee expenditure.
* Check invoices for approval.
* Register properties with NHBC / Building Control.
* Manage the progress and procurement of the commissioning of road & sewer designs relative to architect layouts ensuring that Technical Approval is received prior to start on site.
* Programme the laying of on-site service mains.
* Manage the progress and procurement of the commissioning of foundation designs and detailing.
* Coordinate the production of Budget Pack and Start on Site Checklist for approval.
* Oversee and procure adoption of public open spaces.
* Oversee and procure adoption of roads & sewers.
* Full site set-up responsibility
* Progression of all required services
* Appointment and management of all external consultants (remediation etc.)

The Candidate

To be considered for this position you will be required to have the following background and experience:

* Engineering background gained with a Housebuilder - beneficial
* Architectural background may also be considered
* Experience of the full development lifecycle

* At least 5 years experience in a similar role
* Proactive and able to manage your own workload