Senior Design Coordinator

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Senior Design Coordinator for a well established Irish Building Contractor, listed in the Top 50 Construction CIF Contractors for a number of years. Our client would have a long history of high profile projects across the board with values from €5m to €200m+. They have also won numerous awards for Commercial, Residential, Educational & Public Works contracts.

Job Purpose:

  • Evaluate project information, review all documentation, understand project brief and identify deliverables/success factors.
  • Assist in briefing of design team
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels between directors, design team, and Client; as required
  • Co-ordinate commercial and design teams and ensure range of options is considered where appropriate
  • Contribute to Risk and Value Management
  • Manage design team and review and agree design programme, deliverables and cost parameters
  • Maintain information flow and overview design team's co-ordination and verification process
  • Provide advice and guidance on build ability of design proposals to design and construction teams
  • Monitor, manage and approve design changes in conjunction with Planning and Commercial Teams, ensuring programme and cost effects are agreed
  • Involve the design team in supply chain and procurement when required
  • Identify need for and manage specialist sub-contractor designs
  • Identify and manage third party involvement
  • Contribute to ensuring safe design in accordance with CDM
  • Contribute to provision of "As Built" information and O&M manuals
  • Produce appropriate design related contract notices with reference to contract procedures and scope.

Requirements:

  • Degree qualified in Construction, Engineering or Architecture with at least 5 years' experience preferably with main contractors.
  • Recent experience operating in the UK/Irish market in a similar Design Coordinator role.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
  • Working knowledge of equipment and systems.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others.
  • Confidence and ability to manage sub-contractors
  • Flexible and dynamic
  • Self-driven, results-orientated with a positive outlook

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