Our Property team have over 15 years’ experience within Property and Recruitment as well as in-house Property and Construction experience.
They place candidates in a range of Property, Construction and Built Environment roles from Assistant through to Board level.
Specialising in the following disciplines, Project Management, Quantity Surveying, Site Management and Technical Management along with other positions within Real Estate and Property.
Located 5 minutes from Birmingham International Airport, we are accessible and have a broad network of clients and an in-depth understanding of the local and national Property, Construction and Built Environment sectors.
We are searching for a SENIOR DESIGN MANAGER to join an Engineering and Construction company, with a huge site in Dorset.
The Senior Design Manager will manage the off-site design process on Stage 1 and 2 tenders, commencing at ‘RIBA Stage 2 or 3 – Concept or Developed Design’.
Manage the on-site design process at ‘RIBA Stage 4 and 5 – Technical Design and Construction’.
The individual will be taken on to run the design teams for the project but may be required to work on other projects at the same time where the resource is required to relieve pressure.
This particular scheme is a very large mixed development comprising, flats, retail, leisure and underground car park. The candidate will be expected to lead a multi-disciplined design team and must be able to command leadership and respect.
Ability to produce and manage design programmes is essential along with a good understanding of contractual and commercial matters.
It is essential that the individual is able to undertake technically critique information for buildability, value and technical correctness/compliance so that we avoid long term defects.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Tender Stage - Pre Contract
Verify that the existing Tender (design) Information is compliant, coordinated, affordable (within the existing budget) and buildable prior to the Tender Settlement meeting
Review the Tender Information including the Employer’s Information Requirements and any existing Design Team appointments and determine the scope and extent of all remaining design work, prior to the Tender Start-up meeting
Determine, in conjunction with the bid team, the strategy for the completion of all remaining design work
Prepare and issue fee enquiries for supplementary Design Team members
Assess / audit all novated Design Team members and if applicable negotiate any additional services
Select and informally appoint supplementary Design Team members for both Pre and Post Contract Stages
Prepare and issue fee enquiries for any additional survey work and or reports
Produce and agree the Tender Stage Design Programme and Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor/report on progress
Produce and agree the Project Stage ‘draft’ Design Programme, Design Deliverables and Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule
Establish a Common Data Environment (CDE)
Produce the ‘draft’ Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP)
Develop, in conjunction with the Design Team, competitive, technically robust design and engineering solutions that respond to the Employer’s Requirements
Engage with ‘preferred’ specialist subcontractors to develop innovative design solutions and close out design interfaces
Compile a schedule of design assumptions, design opportunities (VE), design risks (HSE/CDM) identified during the Tender Stage design process
Assist in the technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns and review all alternative design solutions
Evaluate the commercial responses to specialist sub-contract tender returns and propose recommendations for bid inclusion
Establish the extent of all outstanding Planning and Building Regulation Matters
Review any existing BREEAM Assessments and or undertake a Design Stage Assessments
Chair and record the outcomes of all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor design workshops
Produce technical responses for all design questions contained in the tender enquiry document and compile a schedule of Tender Stage design clarifications, qualifications and derogations
Approve all design proposals that are to be included in the tender offer
Prepare for and attend all Pre and Post Tender Interviews
Undertake design performance reviews for all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor designers
Project Stage - Post Contract
Review the Project Information including the Employer’s Requirements, Contractor’s Proposals and formally appoint the Design Team and consultants and brief the Design Team on their contractual obligations and their corresponding duties
Agree, in conjunction with the site team, the specialist subcontractor procurement strategy
Produce and agree on the Project Stage Design Programme and associated Design Deliverables with the primary, secondary and specialist subcontract designers and monitor/report on progress
Produce and agree the Project Stage Specialist sub-contractor Procurement Schedule and Installation/Commission Programme
Monitor/report on progress to ensure overall progress against the programme is maintained
Establish and agree on the project Common Data Environment (CDE), the project file structure, virtual file links, email file links, security rights, workflows and voting rights
Establish the frequency and content for all design coordination workshops and progress meetings
Produce the project-specific Design Management Plan (DMP) and BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and monitor compliance
Closeout design assumptions, design opportunities (VE), design risks (HSE/CDM) made during the early stages of the design and or tender process
Verify that all new design documentation is compliant, coordinated, affordable and buildable on a weekly basis in accordance with the DMP
Manage the submission and timely approval of all reviewable design data
Assist in the commercial and technical review of specialist subcontract tender returns, establish interfaces and review alternative design
Prepare technical submissions for alternative designs, system, component, product and or material proposals for client approval
Progress the discharge of all outstanding Planning Conditions and the approval of all Building Regulation matters
Manage the post-contract change control process in accordance with the DMP
Ensure all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor Design Risk Assessments are produced for review and approval
Chair and record the outcomes of all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor design workshops/meetings
Obtain responses to primary, secondary designers’ TQs from the client’s team and specialist subcontractor TQs from the primary designers
Monitor the production and quality of all design documentation against the agreed Design Quality / Key Performance Indicators
Review and approve primary and secondary designers’ Applications for Payment
Obtain Design Reports from the primary and secondary designers to accompany the monthly CVRs
Progress the approval of specified design certificates including, CDM, BREEAM, Secure by Design, etc.
Ensure that all changes to primary and secondary design work are incorporated in the As-Built design documentation
Undertake design performance reviews for all primary, secondary and specialist subcontractor designers
Assist the Document Controller in compiling and archiving the final issue of design documentation, for the; As-Built records, O&M Manuals, Health and Safety File and Post Construction Stage BREEAM certificate
Undertake or commission design autopsies on primary/secondary design defects
Produce a project-specific Best Practice / Lessons Learnt paper
The candidate will be expected to have a site presence either working on or visiting sites.
Desired: BSc or equivalent in a construction-related technical subject such as Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture.
Desired: MICE, MCIOB or equivalents
The company offer a great salary and benefits, plus the opportunity to work on well known, large scale schemes.
We are working with passionate and progressive design practice, committed to innovation and progressive design. They strive to create engaging bold spaces, that excite and inspire.
They are a growing practice, with ambitious plans, and believe that for the company to be able to facilitate meaningful positive change, they need to create internal partnerships with like-minded, talented and ambitious individuals.
They are looking for people with energy, creativity and an established professional network, who want to help push the practice onto the next level. They believe the current opportunity to be very rare, and a successful candidate will have an opportunity to obtain large autonomy and equity share within the business.
We have a healthy pipeline of exciting work, working on large scale residential new build and refurbishment projects, and large scale residential masterplans.
The practice's strength is its ambitious and creative energy, we are continuously refining and improving what we do, and we believe that by continuously developing and improving their processes they can be recognised as one of the main established practices within the region.
Salary: Initial salary of £50,000. Health care, pension, car allowance and equity negotiable upon successful completion of probation
We are working on a client-side Development Surveyor who has extensive Quantity Surveyor experience, to work for a private residential developer in South Birmingham to start in July. The developer has over 40 years of development experience and builds much-needed property across the West Midlands. The Quantity Surveyor would be responsible for the delivery of numerous sites simultaneously and must have a strong construction background.
The developer has 5 live sites with almost 200 units at various stages of the competition, from planning through to on-site construction and the Quantity Surveyor will have the autonomy to deliver these and future schemes. With in-depth construction knowledge, finance and connections the owner of this business has built a great mix of Residential, BTR, Student and HMO developments.
Quantity Surveyor requirements:
If you are looking for a new challenge and the ability to work for an entrepreneurial company who values your input and gives the chance to run your own projects.
The ideal candidate will have vast experience of on-site construction sites and be able to keep all programmes on time and budget.
A leading Project Management and Quantity Surveying consultancy are seeking a Senior Project Manager or Associate Director to join their strong team and help to deliver a large mixed-use, residential development in the South West. They have a very strong reputation for delivering both pre and post contract work and they work with large scale residential developers and public sector housing associations to deliver the much-needed housing to the UK.
They have put in place safe working practices and those who are working in the office can do so safely, or work from home with the Tech support that they need.
The ideal candidate would be MRICS or MCIOB and have 5+ years of demonstrated experience, working for a UK consultancy and understand best practice and the up to date building regulations. This role would enable the Project Manager to develop their career with a clear line to being a Director with a strong team of Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers.
Senior Project Manage requirements:
If you are interested in a company who is set to keep growing during the impending recession and want to join a consultancy who look after their people and clients then please apply.
Over the last 10 years, they have helped to deliver some well-known schemes across Central London and the South East.
A private, bespoke, construction company are searching for a Project Manager who has experience of delivering luxury, one of the residential developments across the West Midlands. Over the last 5 years, they have helped to design and build some of the most sought after properties in the area and now need another Project Manager to help them keep up with their pipeline.
The Project Manager will report directly into the Construction Director and have the autonomy to run their own projects from start to finish. They have their own team of trades and labour which helps them to keep the consistency required when building such challenging schemes. From new-build mansions to swimming pools and gym, through to large extensions, kitchens and bathrooms they work with their clients to design their dream homes.
Project Manager requirements
This is the perfect opportunity to join one of the West Midlands fastest growing, luxury residential developers and take the next step in your career, in a forward-thinking, friendly environment.
A luxury, bespoke furniture and interior design company based in the West Midlands are seeking a new Sales Manager to help deliver a world class service to their high end and exclusive clients.The Sales Manager will join a company who have a very strong reputation in the industry and are looking to expand on the great work they have done over the last few years, by growing their client base and finding new opportunities in the market.
They work across various markets, such as New Homes, Marketing Suites, Show Homes, Concierge, Wellness Centres, and private residential properties.
The role exists to generate new business for the company through the existing client base and by creating new business opportunities. The role has an annual preset sales target which is monitored on a weekly basis to ensure it is being met and exceeded.
To achieve the sales target and to ensure repeat business involves managing client's and projects closely to ensure expectations are met and exceeded whilst ensuring the company’s profit margins are protected.
The role involves client meetings, presentations, site visits and liaising with the in-house design team to create bespoke products.
Sales Manager requirements:
This role is suitable for someone who has a strong understanding of a New Homes sales environment, someone who has worked with design studios, Architects, Retirement homes and wellness centres to appreciate the work and way in which they are used to sell properties.
It is important that the Sales Manager can bring new business to the company and build on the existing relationships that they have.
A small privately-owned residential developer are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join their Development team and help to deliver three live sites across the West Midlands. With well over 1000 units in construction and other sites in planning they have an extensive portfolio of projects that need to be built. The ideal Quantity Surveyor should have a background working for a developer or main contractor.
The company have over 15 years of high-end residential development experience and have helped to restore some of the most iconic buildings in Birmingham and surrounding areas. They have an interesting mix of high rise apartments, luxury 2-5 bed homes with both Permuted Development and new build sites.
The Quantity Surveyor would have the opportunity to join an award-winning development and investment company where they would gain the first-hand experience of the entire life cycle of a development programme.
Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar.
Continuous tracking against key milestones such as project spend, cash flow, contingency position and procurement status.
Provide regular updates to senior management
Good knowledge of construction
Experience delivering residential developments
If you have experience working for a developer or main contractor and want the opportunity to work for a well-respected development company then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
The company are searching for an energetic, positive Quantity Surveyor who can help drive the company and live sites forward to deliver much-needed homes. They are offering a very fair package and benefits, as well as a supportive working environment.
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