Facilities & Security
circa £32,000 plus Company Car
21 Apr 2021

About The Role

Building Design Manager
Location: UK Flexible
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: circa £32,000 per annum plus Company Car

Are you a driven and enthusiastic Design Manager with experience of owning the building design process? Could you play a lead role in building design activity on a UK wide basis whilst driving continuous improvement across the entire British Red Cross Property Estate? 

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Building Design Manager with a background in Surveying and Facilities management. You will engage with internal stakeholders across all service lines and at all levels of seniority, managing projects involving multiple suppliers, delivering multiple construction works on a compressed, rapidly moving programme.

What you will be doing

In this newly created role the Building Design Manager will provide a central design and project management function to the Property team. You responsible for the development and periodic updating of standard fit-out specifications for British Red Cross buildings, a construction database of the estate and the management of a consolidated project tracker across all property projects to ensure they are delivered on time and in budget.   

As this role will require regular travel to British Red Cross sites throughout the UK a company car will be provided.

This role is right for you if…

You can lead the development, review, and update of a range of standard specifications for the fit-out of British Red Cross buildings, ensuring that they align with statutory requirements, current operational needs as well as the organisation’s green strategy.

You are highly proficient in the delivery of CAD construction and layout drawings for projects as required, ensuring that all project drawings and specifications are tracked, updated and controlled throughout the project lifecycle

You can work autonomously, embrace change and continuously strive to improve the building design process to deliver a ‘best in class’ service

You are a motivated and driven team member who can develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships, both internal and external, at all levels to ensure engagement and support for the standard specifications in use at any time.

To support building occupiers, stakeholders and property team members in the development and agreement of fit-out plans to meet occupier requirements and the standard specification criteria.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 21st April 2021, with interviews to follow thereafter
A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. 

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. 

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