Design Manager

Takeley, Bishop's Stortford
Competitive Salary + Company Car + Pension + Private Healthcare
03 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
Job (Function)
Design Manager, Part 3
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to significant future growth and the anticipation of further major acquisitions,Weston Homes Plc are now looking to recruit a Design Manager to the Planning and Design team, reporting to the Senior Design Manager.

You will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Engage with the design process from acquisition, concept development and design development, through to planning submission
  • Proactively manage and prepare planning applications, including clear and succinct liaison with other team members and consultants
  • Take an active role in leading /  managing the planning application process, keeping colleagues and senior members of staff fully informed of progress
  • Where required, lead, external meetings with councils and consultants
  • Attend and where necessary lead internal meetings
  • Efficient & timely management of planning conditions and S106 submissions
  • Review of externally-designed schemes against Weston standards
  • Manage the preparation of Sign-Off drawings
  • Accurately provide ideas and suggestions for improvement on working drawings and attend subsequent internal meetings
  • Actively seek new design solutions and constantly improve the presentation of planning submissions

Successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Architectural Degree (RIBA Part 1) and Diploma / Masters (RIBA Part 2)
  • Excellent practical experience in high rise, residential led, mixed use developments
  • Ability to proficiently use AutoCAD / In-Design / Photoshop / Sketch Up
  • A thorough understanding of the Building Regulations applicable to design
  • Good Planning Policy knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of planning application process
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant design standards

If you are looking to further your career and gain exposure to a variety of schemes please apply below.

Accompanying this great opportunity is a competitive salary, company car or car allowance, pension, private healthcare and access to a free in-house gym.

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