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About the Role
The post holder will act as the QMUL designer and deliver first class projects. You will ensure effective and efficient design output from inception to completion, meeting or exceeding briefs, budget control and delivery of quality products.
The post-holder will provide technical support within the Projects Office on a wide range of projects through the production of CAD drawings, graphics, calculations, technical detailing, surveys; for design sign-offs, statutory approvals, contractor procurement and construction operations. To assist Project Managers with the preparation and management of Projects, from inception to final account.
You will be responsible for the design and supervision of a range of Projects/Programmes (typically straightforward in nature) up to £500,000 in value, including construction, refurbishment and maintenance projects as well as delivering larger alterations/refurbishment projects as part of a newly formed internal design team.
You will have the ability to provide design support to a wider team of project managers including the preparation of outline concept designs as well as technical details and information for construction. The ability to compile simple specifications for construction alteration and refurbishment projects and be familiar with the National Building Specification.
You will have the ability to think commercially and strategically – quickly assess and quantify short and long term impact of changes, deal with ambiguity and uncertainty and be able to evaluate options to meet business expectations and provide maximum value. Possess a degree or relevant diploma or have equivalent relevant experience in Architecture / Design / Building Construction. Knowledge of the design process, and reasonable knowledge of construction project management and contract administration, supported by demonstrable experience in the design of construction and refurbishment projects up to £500k in value.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
Competitive salaries, generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), season ticket loan scheme, personal and professional development opportunities, work life balance, an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based across all campuses in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of within 3 months. The starting salary will be in the range of £34,733 – £40,797 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Women, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
Informal enquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is 28th September 2022.
Interviews are expected to be held the week commencing 10th October 2022 or shortly thereafter.
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