Senior Designer



Are you a creative and motivated individual wanting to work for a reputable company?

One of our clients, a national house builder, are currently looking for a Senior Designer in the Exeter area to join their expanding team.

Key accountabilities:
-Negotiate effectively with a wide range of organisations, statutory bodies and interest groups to achieve the desired design outcomes.
-Design innovative solutions to counter unique land conditions.
-Cooperate, coordinate and communicate relevant information between the required departments within the Company.
-Ensure familiarity and adherence to the department’s best practice policy together with any appropriate Company policies and procedures.
-To design and achieve internal and external approvals in principle in order to give certainty in the viability of scheme within the programmed timescales.
-Produce feasibility and detailed layouts for a variety of residential projects throughout the region.
-To work in harmony with planning development briefs in preparation of design and concept statements for planning purposes, taking due account of site constraints.
-To design and adapt standard house types as required for both speculative and social housing schemes forming part of the established divisional range.
-To utilise the broader advantage of CAD systems to improve levels of presentation.
-To review design programme requirements and disseminate information.
-To ensure that the design team is adequately briefed on the preparation of planning applications.
-To prepare and submit planning applications to include consultation with planning authorities at all stages to achieve timely approvals, including subsequent conditions.

This job description is not a definitive list of duties. It provides an outline of Key Performance Indicators required for this position. The job holder may be asked to undertake other duties to meet business requirements.

Skills and Experience:
-Degree in Architectural Technology or similar discipline
-5 years within the house building industry
-To be able to visualise design concepts and communicate these to relevant parties
-A methodical approach to working practices
-Decision maker with pragmatic approach to problem solving
-Able to influence and persuade others
-A self-starter capable of creating and maintaining momentum in projects

On offer to you is:
- A healthy salary of £45,000 per annum
- Car allowance
- Pension scheme
- 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Competitive Pension plan with Life Assurance Scheme
- Private medical insurance

Plus much more rewards and benefits!

Apply now or call Louisa at Harbron Recruit on 01626 333105 for more information.

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

Call 01626 333105 now.

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