A major PLC housebuilder that operate across the UK, they build an excellent product and have won many awards for their work.
This is a key appointment and as Group Layout Design Manager, you will be responsible for the continued improvement of the group’s layout design work, ensuring that the “right house types are plotted in the right places.” The business undertakes layout design both in-house and externally and you will assess samples of this work to see if improvements can be made. This will include ensuring more efficient use of the site, balanced against strong placemaking and really thinking about the site from all perspectives. Can alternative house types make the site more efficient, profitable and flow better, are affordable elements correctly integrated, are the groundworks fully thought through etc. The learning from your work will be used to share best practice across the group/external partners to improve outcomes.
My client is a major PLC housebuilder that operate across the UK, they build an excellent product and have won many awards for their work. The business has a well-earned reputation for pioneering ideas within a culture of continuous improvement, trialling new technologies and different ways of doing things.
We are keen to speak with experienced individuals (10 years +) who may either work for other volume housebuilders OR in architectural practice where most of your work is on behalf of housebuilders. You have a second-to-none track record of designing (or leading external consultants) to produce highly efficient and intelligent layout design work. You have an eye for detail and creative problem solving, being able to take a helicopter view of a drawing and produce efficiencies. You are someone who works well with people and your passion for completing a great job shines through.
The role can be based from any of the client’s network of offices is highly visible within the company.
To discuss this role, in confidence, please contact Mark Heald, Director, psd group on 0207 970 9788