Design Coordinator

Conrad Consulting are delighted to be working with a reputable housebuilder based in Shropshire, seeking to appoint an experienced Design Coordinator to work on-site on a project in Swansea on a long term basis. The position will initially be home-based, but once the site is up and running the position will be based in Swansea full time.

You will be a key member of the on-site delivery team, working on a 100+ unit aparment scheme, supporting the on-site Project Manager in the effective delivery of the project from detailed design phase, throughout construction to completion. Reporting to the on-site Project Manager on a day-to-day basis, and to the Head of Design/Technical and Head of Construction at Head Office.

Initially home-based until a full site presence is established, then based at the site offices. A mobile telephone and company laptop with Revit and AutoCAD licenses will be provided.

Principal duties of the Design Coordinator will include the following.


  • Undertake a thorough and comprehensive review of all stage 3 design packages.
  • Assess existing design information for compliance with the project specification, Employer’s
  • Requirements etc. and develop and maintain a register of areas of concern.
  • Identify opportunities for design efficiencies, value engineering etc. as appropriate.
  • Early engagement with the external design team (Architects; Civil Engineers; Structural Engineers; Fire Engineers; Landscape Architects etc.) as they are novated/appointed for stage 4 onwards.
  • Monitor, co-ordinate and manage the design by the external design team, consultants and suppliers.
  • Review the various design packages as they progress and provide comment and feedback against compliance with project specification, ERs, building regulations, warranty standards etc.
  • Monitor, track and report on design progress against the project programme.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the technical query process upstream with Client/Developer/Employer’s Agent and downstream with Consultants/Suppliers/Subcontractors.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the design change process as required.
  • Manage the storage of design information on the PHL project sharepoint and co-ordinate and control the efficient distribution of drawings and documents.
  • Verify that works on-site are being carried out in accordance with the design, specification, ERs etc.
  • Preparation of monthly design reports, collating and co-ordinating monthly reports of the external design team, for presentation at Client meetings.
  • Co-ordinate the gathering of information, as-built records, specifications, product literature etc. for the O&M manual, Health and Safety file and tenant information packs.
  • Liaising with Technical, Commercial, Procurement and Construction colleagues.
  • Liaising with external consultants, civil and structural engineers, planning and building control officers, NHBC inspectors as required.
  • Attending internal and external meetings as necessary in the performance of your role.
  • Undertaking any additional tasks as may reasonably be required, as directed by your line manager or Head Office management team.

The successful Design Coordinator will be offered a salary in the region of £55,000-£60,000 per annum alongside a competitive benefits package.

To apply, please forward your up to date CV to Ashley Johnson at Conrad Consulting, or contact Ashley on 0121 651 1510 to discuss in further detail. 

Thank you