Senior Design and Build Coordinator

Up to £50,000 per annum Dependent on experience
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job ID:KMR/CN/023

Job Title:Senior Design and Build Coordinator

Hours:Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm


Employer:Keepmoat Regeneration Central

Job Type:Full time permanent

Keepmoat is a fast growing top 10 UK housing and construction company. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places to improve economic and social outcomes for people. Each year we build more than 4,500 new homes and over the years, we have built or improved over one million homes, schools and Extra Care homes for older people. We have helped thousands of first time buyers get their foot on the housing ladder and have also built over tens of thousands of homes for housing associations and councils, supporting local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. Keepmoat employs over 3,000 people across Great Britain, with 9% of its workforce made up of trainees, apprentices and graduates.

Purpose of the role:

To control and co-ordinate all technical information between external consultants and internal departments.To ensure all approvals are obtained and information in line with the programme.

To be responsible for the co-ordination of all design consultants and the flow of technical information for new build contracts through their life on site.

To be responsible for the completion of all approvals, certification up to and including handover of the scheme relevant to the Technical departments role in the scheme.

Key responsibilities:

·To build and enhance customer confidence.

·Enhance company image and reputation.

·To build and enhance consultant relationships.

·Check all drawings and detail for accuracy, correctness and commercial suitability.

·Ensure tender design information programmes are met.

·Improve tender contribution.

·Reduce maintenance liability through choice of robust materials.

·Ensure accurate and on time design information.

·Ensure cost effective design control and buildability.

·Ensure design information complies with client requirements.

·Maintain a register of drawings for all new build contracts.

·Organise and chair design meetings with relevant consultants and designers.

·Apply for and secure statutory body approval of Engineering Design and ground remediation.

·Ensure timely approval of samples for planning condition discharge, clients’ product/colour choices, etc.

·Liaise with Consultants and Statutory Authorities to develop accurate service information and a constraints plan

·Agree training/development plans with junior members of the team.

·Encourage and share knowledge to develop junior members of the Technical Team.

·Carry out appraisals with any direct staff under their control.

What we are looking for:

·Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

·Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation.

·Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.

·Team commitment.

·Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivering excellent standards.

·Excellent organisational skills.

·Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines.

·Professional attitude and approach to work.

·Ability to competently operate MS Office (Word & Excel).

·Current and Valid UK driving licence (Delete if not required)

Why work for us?

At Keepmoat we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers.

We offer you:

·Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year.

·Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance.

·Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out.

·Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us.

·Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company.

·Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career.

Please note that due to the high level of applications, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date please assume your application has not been successful.