Design Manager – Witham in Essex
Persimmon Homes Essex has a vacancy for a Design Manager to join their successful and growing team. The regional office is based in Witham in Essex.
Who are we?
Building around 15,000 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 400 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK's leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality. We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.
As a Design Manager you will manage a team of 3 who will produce initial appraisal layouts which lead into the production of house layouts and associated house type drawings for the detail on planning applications.
You will be reporting to the Land and Planning Director. They will support you and develop you in the way Persimmon operate and give you clear objectives. You will need to be adaptable and strong in your management approach with a consistent approach to managing external consultants.
If this sounds appealing to you we will require:
That you will have good knowledge of the planning system, building regulations and proficiency in CAD and hand drawn layouts. It’s likely that you will have a degree or HND level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant building related subject. We will consider candidates from architectural practices who have proven project management skills. The house building industry is booming and Persimmon can offer sustained business growth and the continuation of projects so now might be a good time to see what we can offer.
What’s in it for you?
A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, healthcare, life insurance, company car and a generous bonus. Above all an honest, earthy approach which offers the chance to work with some great people!
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