Design Office Manager Scotland

This Company is one of Scotlandís leading manufacturers of Timber Frame homes and Roof Structures. Their clients range from private individuals to large National building and construction companies. Due to the continued growth and the expansion of their Timber Frame Division, they require an experienced Timber Frame Design Office Manager to lead the in-house design team.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Line management of our existing design team, including trainee and experienced Architectural Technicians

Supervising and preparing technical and construction drawings, details and specifications all in line with project budgets.

Identifying and managing risk through proper coordination of design information in line with project programmes.

Co-ordinate with external consultants and suppliers to ensure consistent designs are delivered.

Supervise and produce detailed construction information suitable for site teams to deliver built product without compromise to programme, quality, health & safety and cost.

Provide suitable support to site teams to ensure compliance with statutory requirements (planning, building control, NHBC etc) and to identify improvements in construction detailing and techniques.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

Strong design awareness combined with a proven capability for producing quality drawings and detailed construction information.

5 years minimum post qualification experience gained within a timber frame design environment.

Sound awareness of CDM Regs. and NHBC Standards

Experience of working with Auto Cad and MS Office suite is essential.

Strong line management experience with the ability to create a cohesive team and mentor trainees for success

We are constantly receiving new vacancies for timber frame designers, Roof truss designers and engineered floor joist designers, contracts managers, production managers and Technical sales personnel across the UK that my not have been added to the website yet.

For a conversation in complete confidence please email steve@timberframejobs.co.uk or call 07759 728799