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Design Manager - North Wales - House Builder

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Job Description

I'm exclusively working with a house Builder based in North Wales (close to Llandudno) requiring a Design Manager to join their team.

It's essential for this candidate to have a house building background:

Main Responsibilities:

1. To attend internal and external meetings including chairing and accurately minute as necessary ensuring distribution to relevant parties.

2. To mentor assistant design manager.

3. Review design drawings in accordance with Building Regulations.

4. Review design proposals from internal and external consultants ensuring most competitive and effective solution arrived at.

5. Support Procurement Department in evaluation of alternative design solutions offered by subcontractors.

6. Research and develop new products for alternative forms of construction.

7. Monitor Health & Safety issues.

8. Occasionally advise on Estimating schemes.

9. Continue professional development.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

Requiring education/ qualification to a level of NVQ 5/ Professional qualification or equivalent qualifications

Good knowledge of Building Regulations

Basic knowledge of AutoCAD design software course and Adobe Acrobat

Strong time management and communication skills

Good knowledge of Word and Excel


Open Communication - examples of effective behaviours:

Maintains confidences - Handles confidential information without breaking trust or confidences. Is seen as a trusted and discrete colleague

Respect and professionalism - Demonstrates clear, professional, and respectful communications in all interactions, consistent with an inclusive work environment. Treats others with dignity and respect

Presentation skills - Prepares and delivers persuasive, clear messages in a style appropriate to the audience. Exhibits mastery of materials, a comfortable and effective delivery style, and handles inquiries about the topic with ease

Promote Teamwork - examples of effective behaviours:

Appreciates and leverages the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals; works effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability, and motivation.

Develops others' and own ideas - Presents own ideas; seeks and develops suggestions of others.

Demonstrates an understanding of our vision and values, using them as a point of reference where appropriate. Keeps the vision and values at the forefront of decision-making and personal action.

Develop, Support & Motivate Others - examples of effective behaviours:

Takes responsibility for managing all aspects of their team, only seeking advice and guidance from HR as and when required.

Takes time to get to know their team personally and overtly demonstrates an interest in their development. Using coaching when appropriate rather than just telling.

▪ Accurately identifies strengths and development needs of self and team members.

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