Design Coordinator / Manager

Location: Ipswich

Due to increased workload, we are looking for a Design Co-ordinator/Manager who will join a dynamic, innovative, focused and engaged team, tackling an increase in workload from a variety of key clients, including the Environment Agency, Highways England, local authorities and private As a result of design and build civil engineering schemes now becoming more common, coupled with our projected workload, we are seeking a Design Co-ordinator/Manager to strengthen our busy design management team.

Key Responsibilities

Proactively managing a design team which may include Consultants and/or specialist designers.
Attending meetings with clients, including presenting, and discussing design ideas and solutions.
Preparation of design documents, briefs, reports, and management plans.
Development and management of design programmes.
Reviewing design documents for compliance with scheme requirements, utilising gained knowledge and experience to advise on buildability and value engineering opportunities.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

We are looking for someone who has good collaborative communication skills and programming software skills. Must have an engineering background which allows them to envisage how schemes are built for example at experienced Senior Engineer, Sub Agent, Site Agent or Site Manager level.
You will have an understanding of the need to work to accepted design processes, procedures, guidance, codes and standards and common construction specifications.
You will have a general understanding of common construction specifications and ideally an engineering background which allows them to envisage how schemes are built.
The successful candidate will have management skills to encourage designers to provide on time, right first time, solutions. and have a liking for detail.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 8%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career
The Great Escape - leaving work early every Friday!


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.