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Design Coordinator

Arc Partnership Ltd
NG1 5AT, Nottingham
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Job (Function)
Design Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Arc Partnership support public sector clients in the creation of efficient, safe and sustainable land and property portfolios. Part of SCAPE Group, Arc Partnership is a joint venture between Nottinghamshire County Council and SCAPE. Arc is an exclusive supplier of multi-disciplinary property design, planned maintenance, programme management and planned services on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council.

We are looking to recruit a Design Coordinator to support the coordination and integration of design and delivery and key pre-construction activities across the Design, Pre-Construction, Commercial, Project Management and Compliance and Delivery teams in Arc Partnership.

We provide an inclusive and engaging work environment with SCAPE Group being recognised in the Top 100 Best Not-for-profit Companies to work for by the Sunday Times Best Companies List. Arc Partnership were also recognised in the Nottinghamshire Top 200 Companies List for 2022 and awarded for being the highest climbing organisation. ​

We support, challenge, and continually develop our people to make a significant impact and contribution to the aims of the organisation, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages, and sexual orientations, as well as parents, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

​The role:

  • ​Working collaboratively with team members to ensure that projects are delivered on schedule, to budget and achieving the outcomes set down for a successful delivery.
  • ​Reporting project discrepancies on a timely basis to ensure corrective action can be agreed and implemented.
  • ​Display skill, imagination and sensitivity in communicating and collaborating with diverse clients and multidisciplinary design teams during the development and delivery of technical work stages.
  • ​Contribute to quality management systems and be capable of working within quality-controlled systems and procedures.
  • ​Support design management protocols to ensure clear communication of expectations and deliverables with designers, project team and contractors.
  • ​Co-ordination across design teams of key building design and process standards including key RIBA work stages, Arc Roles and Responsibilities, QMS, BIM etc.
  • ​Attend design team meetings where required, project and individual design discipline meetings, reporting on any areas of concern.
  • ​Enforce office standards, regulations, and procedures across design teams.
  • ​Support design teams in the coordination, prioritisation, and management of key deliverables.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • ​Proven experience of coordinating design functions within a multi-facetted construction design, project management and contracting business.
  • ​Experience across a range of sectors including for example; new build, refurbishment, conservation, retrofit, and sustainable and environmental design.
  • ​Experience working as part of a design consultancy or contractor team working with a variety of clients and stakeholders.
  • ​Knowledge of current & emerging design, construction and environmental issues, legislative requirements and statutory responsibilities.
  • ​A thorough understanding of commercial design, construction cost planning, tenders and financial control of projects.
  • ​Experience in the use of project programming software, e.g. Microsoft Project, Asta Power Project, Cemar etc.
  • ​Well-developed interpersonal skills to work effectively and collaborate with internal and external teams and an ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and reconcile differences.

​We can offer you:

  • ​A competitive salary depending on experience
  • ​Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • ​25 days’ annual leave, in addition to 8 days’ statutory bank holiday entitlement
  • ​Flexible working and a wide range of health and well-being and social activities.
  • ​A friendly and welcoming working environment

To apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements.

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