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Graduate Design Manager - West Midlands


Galliford Try
Location: West Midlands
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Graduate Jobs
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Graduate Design Manager - West Midlands - (170000R2)

Description

The Company

For over 100 years, Galliford Try have helped to shape towns and cities across the UK; our businesses cover housebuilding and regeneration, construction and infrastructure. Through our sustainable approach to construction we support those communities too by ensuing that our work done safely to protect our own employees, subcontractors and public. We take a strategic approach to protecting the environment around us and ensure that our supply chain is aligned to these values.

We are a profitable company and as a FTSE 250 company on the London Stock Exchange, we recognise that hard work needs to be rewarded and joining Galliford Try as a Graduate we can offer you the opportunity to work on high profile and innovative projects. Due to the size and scale of the company, you are in control of your own career and can seize the opportunities for growth and professional development on offer.

Role Overview

As one of the major contractors in the UK, our Construction and Investments Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions for a diverse portfolio of clients across the Public, Private and Regulated sectors. Our Building sub-division across health, education, defence and commercial markets. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our client’s construction needs and deliver innovative solutions.

As an integral member of our design team, you will be involved in designing project solutions based on customer needs. Your remit will include the identification of contractual, financial, technical and operational risks, whilst spotting opportunities for value engineering. You will support the delivery of contracts safely, on time and to a high-quality standard.

· Input in to the end to end design process; from planning application to project completion, whilst reviewing the designs on an ongoing basis to ensure that value engineering and buildability are considered

* Managing consultant relationships and appointment to projects

* Ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e. NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application

* Manage the preparation, approval and distribution of the Health and Safety File/Operating and Maintenance Manuals

* Review design development to allow construction of works to follow safety working practices and be in accordance with current legislation, Group Policy and Procedures.

You will also be enrolled on the Graduate Programme so there will be a requirement to complete all learning modules, pre-work and assessments as required.

Person Specification

* The role would be well suited to a graduate from a technical construction related degree, architecture or similar background with a minimum of a Second-Class Honours undergraduate degree

* Computer literate and able to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint to a good standard.

* A confident ambassador of the company

* Ability to interpret, simplify and respond to complex documents and legislations and good analytical skills

* Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders

In Return

You will be enrolled in an 18-month Graduate Development Programme with modules designed to develop your leaderships skills and prepare you for your future career. You will be rewarded with a competitive base salary, a car allowance (role depending) and a range of other generous benefits including contributory pension, healthcare and discounted retail schemes.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications

Primary Location
: West Midlands

Job
: Graduates/Placements

Organization
: Construction & Investments

Job Type
: Graduate Job

Job Posting
: Oct 17, 2017, 3:28:48 PM
Graduate Design Manager - West Midlands - (170000R2)

Description

The Company

For over 100 years, Galliford Try have helped to shape towns and cities across the UK; our businesses cover housebuilding and regeneration, construction and infrastructure. Through our sustainable approach to construction we support those communities too by ensuing that our work done safely to protect our own employees, subcontractors and public. We take a strategic approach to protecting the environment around us and ensure that our supply chain is aligned to these values.

We are a profitable company and as a FTSE 250 company on the London Stock Exchange, we recognise that hard work needs to be rewarded and joining Galliford Try as a Graduate we can offer you the opportunity to work on high profile and innovative projects. Due to the size and scale of the company, you are in control of your own career and can seize the opportunities for growth and professional development on offer.

Role Overview

As one of the major contractors in the UK, our Construction and Investments Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions for a diverse portfolio of clients across the Public, Private and Regulated sectors. Our Building sub-division across health, education, defence and commercial markets. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our client’s construction needs and deliver innovative solutions.

As an integral member of our design team, you will be involved in designing project solutions based on customer needs. Your remit will include the identification of contractual, financial, technical and operational risks, whilst spotting opportunities for value engineering. You will support the delivery of contracts safely, on time and to a high-quality standard.

· Input in to the end to end design process; from planning application to project completion, whilst reviewing the designs on an ongoing basis to ensure that value engineering and buildability are considered

* Managing consultant relationships and appointment to projects

* Ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e. NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application

* Manage the preparation, approval and distribution of the Health and Safety File/Operating and Maintenance Manuals

* Review design development to allow construction of works to follow safety working practices and be in accordance with current legislation, Group Policy and Procedures.

You will also be enrolled on the Graduate Programme so there will be a requirement to complete all learning modules, pre-work and assessments as required.

Person Specification

* The role would be well suited to a graduate from a technical construction related degree, architecture or similar background with a minimum of a Second-Class Honours undergraduate degree

* Computer literate and able to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint to a good standard.

* A confident ambassador of the company

* Ability to interpret, simplify and respond to complex documents and legislations and good analytical skills

* Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders

In Return

You will be enrolled in an 18-month Graduate Development Programme with modules designed to develop your leaderships skills and prepare you for your future career. You will be rewarded with a competitive base salary, a car allowance (role depending) and a range of other generous benefits including contributory pension, healthcare and discounted retail schemes.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications

Primary Location
: West Midlands

Job
: Graduates/Placements

Organization
: Construction & Investments

Job Type
: Graduate Job

Job Posting
: Oct 17, 2017, 3:28:48 PM
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