Design Coordinator

Are you creative, ambitious and experienced in project management?

Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you to progress and excel in your career.

Working with a leading face in the retail world, you will create leading edge solutions and strategic plans to optimise success for the company and contribute to the smooth running of all stores. You will work alongside the planning and design manager along with presenting your work to the Creative Director, showing your creative skillset and strategic thinking.

You must have the ability to manage and produce effective design guidelines along with maintaining the company website and producing digital drawing data. You must be forward-thinking, confident in leading a team and making key decisions as well as supporting and approving brand briefings and project concepts. You will ensure that design integrity is maintained, working closely with the project management team and encouraging design innovation across the board.

Relevant retail design experience, CAD and a strong passion for retail design are a must. You will ensure all relevant legislation is met in compliance with quality standards with an eye for detail and organised attitude being particularly relevant. You will be confident, efficient and able to liaise with various departments and design teams to work as a team in achieving an end goal.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business


Senior Design Manager (Major Project) – Plymouth

One of our long standing clients and one of the industry’s leading main contractors has asked us to look for a top Senior Design Manager for an upcoming £45million regeneration project in Plymouth town centre.

The project has several different aspects – a cinema complex, commercial office space, retail units and residential apartments. The project is for a major blue chip end client, this is a rare opportunity to work on a major build with huge clients on both sides of the project.

Senior Design Manager Responsibilities

– Regular client liaison, chairing meetings with reps and ensuring all client enquiries are dealt with.
– Chairing design team meetings with Architects, Structural Engineers and Consultants.
– Good working knowledge of building standards such as NHBC, BREEAM etc.
– Leading the Design Team for each assigned project including key scope, schedule and cost.
– Sales meetings with Client in order to identify and interpret client needs and requirements.
– Enforcing rules, regulations, and procedures.
– Leading the Design Team in the preparation of conceptual drawings.
– Preparing and presenting the presentation and perspectives of Board.
– Leading and assisting the Design Team in the preparation and checking of detailed shop drawing in AutoCAD.
– Leading and assisting the Design Team in the preparation and checking of Bill of Quantities and specification literature.
– Presenting the project design and quotation to client and ensure order conversion.
– Ensuring that the Design Team coordinate and follow-up with client prior and during project execution.
– Ensuring that the Design Team coordinate and follow-up with estimation, coordination, and site installation managers.
– Attending site and progress meetings internally as well as with clients.
– Ensuring that the Design Team maintain and up-date drawing and sample transmittal records.
– Authorisation to make design changes post-contract subject to pre-established budget parameters.

Senior Design Manager Experience Required

– BSc in Construction Management or similar.
– Previous experience working in a site based delivery role before moving in to a Design Manager role, preferred.
– 5 years+ Construction Design experience.
– Design Manager experience working for a top 20 Main Contractor.
– Excellent IT / reporting.
– Strong client liaison / communication skills.

Our client offers quality project work, excellent training and superb career development potential. The salaries and packages on offer are highly competitive.

If you are interested in this vacancy e-mail your CV to Joe Ruby at the e-mail address: professional@uklgroup. com

Art & Design Teacher – Rochford

A highly successful and oversubscribed School in Rochford are seeking an Art & Design Teacher on a part time contract starting in September 2017.

The School are looking for talented staff that have a real passion for Art & Design and are looking to share this passion with the students. You will need to be able to prepare and deliver high quality, creative lesson plans and have a desire to contribute to a thriving department.

In return the School can offer enthusiastic, approachable and dedicated colleagues in a supportive Art department. This role is initially on a single term contract with the potential to last longer term.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please call Louis or Hannah on …… or email your CV to

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services

Design Manager

Design Manager

£55-60k + car and package dependant on experience and qualifications

West Midlands

The Company

An exciting opportunity has become available for the right candidate: one of our best clients have recently taken on a large amount of work across Birmingham. This contractor provides prestige, high quality schemes across ‘office to residential’, ‘new build’, ‘office to hotel’ and ‘office refits’.

They are now seeking a Design Manager to join their team due to an increase in workload.

My client pride themselves on quality and always strive to deliver projects to the highest possible standards. Over the last few years, this company has become a real player in the Midlands and known for its ability to deliver niche projects in specialist sectors where customers are seeking a construction partner who really understands their product and aspirations. Alongside, an unrivalled reputation for health and safety in the industry, this is, without question, a top company to work for.

The Role

The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in taking projects up to £ 20m from cradle to grave status. This Birmingham based role requires the Design Manager to work alongside a team of design managers and co-ordinators to put their expertise against ongoing projects, and future work that is already in the pipeline.

Amongst others, typical responsibilities include

* Assist with Bid Management, from first enquiry through to contract awarded
* Manage the Design Team throughout the tender process
* Analyse Tender Documentation to identify risk, opportunity, insufficient information & incorrect design
* Develop innovative design solutions to client briefs with input from the professional team and sub-contractors
* Review the design on an on-going basis, identify potential interface problems in Construction and resolve within the Design Team.

If the above role is of interest to yourself, please get in contact using the details provided below.

Intermediate / Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

A great opportunity for an Intermediate / Senior Building Services Mechanical Design Engineer to work in a division of multi – diciplinary company in their Watford office.

As a member of the design team you will provide Mechanical Engineering design for a variety of projects across sectors such as residential, mixed use developments, Commercial, Public Sector, Transportation and Education.

As an experienced Building Services Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be able to produce feasibility assessments, outline and scheme design and final fully coordinated detailed design, including production of Tender documentation.

The successful candidate will also be experience with construction phase monitoring, commissioning and site inspection and contractor liaison to ensure compliance and good workmanship is delivered to the specification standards.

Ideal candidate experience/ qualifications

* A degree or HND in building services / mechanical engineering
* UK experience, post education
* Dynamic individual who can self-manage, lead the project from a discipline perspective and work to deadlines
* Be able to review and analyse thermal model outputs and other individuals design calculations/ design proposals for regulatory compliance and general checking for correctness.
* Work within a multi discipline design team in an collaborative manner ensuring effective working relationships are fostered which will influence the performance of the team and the success of the project
* Be Client facing and report to senior management when issues arise

An advantage but not critical to the position, the successful Intermediate / Senior Building Services Design Engineer will have good experience working with Building Services design tools such as HEVACOMP, IES, Revit and AutoCAD and be familiar will all current design guidance and regulatory standards and be able to apply these to the design solutions.

* Working hours 37.5 hrs per week, with flexible working hours.
* 23 days annual leave
* Benefits package is in addition to salary and subject to candidate level and job offer. This could incorporate some or all of the following benefits;
o Car allowance/ company car
o Mobile phone
o Laptop
o Pension contributions
o Private health care

To apply for this position candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

Contract Design Engineer

Position – Design Engineer – Contract Role

Location – Portsmouth

Salary – £ 20.00 – £28.00 per hour


My client a leading manufacturing and expanding business who are market leaders in their industry are looking to add further head count to the existing design engineering department.

We are keen to speak with experienced proven design engineers with either a mechanical or electrical design engineering background. The role involves using a range of design engineering software packages to carry out adhoc duties as required to support the needs of the business.

About you

The successful candidate will have previous proven experience in design, drafting and final production of engineering drawings using Solidworks, AutoCAD or 3D CAD software for the creation of engineering drawings required for project implementation on an initial 2 to 3-month contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for taking basic project ideas from design concept to producing detailed designs for equipment and systems.

You will be qualified to HND level or above in Mechanical or Electrical Design Engineering.

Intermediate or Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Title: Electrical Design Engineer / Senior Electrical Engineer
Location: Birmingham
Sector: Building Services Engineering
Salary: £32-50k + benefits DOE

A large, internationally renowned building services consultancy with multiple offices in both the UK and Middle East.

With an impressive portfolio of high profile projects and a solid forward order book we are able to offer experienced engineers to join a team of knowledgeable and passionate building services design engineers.

This practice has a strong training programme in place for everyone from Graduate to Director, allowing you to add to your existing skill set and aim for that next promotion fully prepared!

Due to continued project wins, the Birmingham office is now entering a period of carefully planned growth. Given the workload, they have identified the need for a strong intermediate or possibly even a senior Electrical design engineer.

The position is offering a salary of £32-50k + benefits depending on your seniority and experience.