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Assistant Design Manager

Job Title: Assistant Design Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 147
Job Published: August 13, 2018 12:14

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an Assistant Design Manager to join our Construction Residential team in London and be responsible for the management of design information on the safe and profitable development of the £500m Grosvenor Bermondsey project, which involves, although is not limited to, the erection of 1,350 affordable homes as well a new secondary school and over 10,000m2 of new office space.


Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality.


We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Assist in the the production of the Contractors Proposals, ensuring they are complete and unambiguous
Work with the Design Manager to produce and manage the design programme and Information Required Schedule
Review all design deliverables, including specialist supplier elements and interfaces to establish that they are within budget are fully coordinated and are buildable
Coordinate project team comments, and resolve any design related construction queries with the design team
Provide guidance to the Project team on design related issues       

We are looking for a designer with knowledge of construction materials, methods and technologies, procurement and risk management. You will have a basic understanding of contracts, contract documentation, planning techniques, management systems, life cycle cost and value.


Alongside this you will be an effective communicator with a positive, passionate and engaging approach.


A bit about us:                 


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.

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