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Graduate Design Manager

Scheme at Multiplex

Graduate Design Manager

Scheme at Multiplex

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 32,000.0 per year
Job description

Based on a live construction site, the Graduate Design Manager will report to the Design Manager and will have design management responsibilities for assigned elements of the project.
Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the design coordination and development of the assigned project elements
  • Good graduate level knowledge of your assigned discipline
  • Ensure buildability, cost effectiveness and a high standard of finish
  • Be aware of other elements and the interfaces with these on managing the assigned elements
  • Understand and adhere to the project design management procedures
  • Propose alternatives to improving the project design management procedures
  • Manage the design development and documentation progress of the assigned elements
  • Understand and adhere to the project document control systems
  • Manage the design procurement and development process in consideration of the assigned elements’ program, cost, health and safety, sustainability and quality requirements
  • Manage the production of the project design by the consultants and communicate the same
  • Manage the installation design by the specialist subcontractors and suppliers
  • Identify and manage the design related risks
  • Identify design driven opportunities for the assigned elements
  • Resolve all design issues including those from the client, authorities and the our project team associated with the assigned elements
  • Provide technical assistance in design oriented cost variations
  • Assist in obtaining the design approvals from the authorities and the client
  • Prepare reports design reports that are accurate and on time
  • Assist in the compilation of the project handover documentation
  • Arrange and attend meeting and produce minutes

What we are looking for

We accept applications from students who have degrees in engineering, construction management, architecture, quantity surveying or other construction related subjects.
To be eligible to apply for the Graduate Programme you need to:

  1. Be a student expecting to complete a relevant university degree before September 2019 - or a graduate who has successfully completed a degree no earlier than September 2017.
  2. Are working towards or have obtained a degree classification of 2.1 or above.
  3. Have the right to work in the UK at the time of employment.

What do we look for in our graduates?
Successful applicants will be high achievers with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will have extracurricular interests outside of work and be able to evidence a genuine interest and desire to work at Multiplex. You will have strong commercial acumen and fit the culture of the business and live our values.
These mandatory attributes will be tested throughout the recruitment process.

  • Relevant work experience within construction over summer/year our during studies
  • Good graduate level knowledge of your assigned discipline
  • Experience of working within a team environment
  • Experience of delivering excellent results and high personal performance within a role
  • Intermediate skills in MS excel and word and and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work to deadlines and conflicting priorities and learn and apply new procedures quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work in pressurised environment with a good eye for detail
  • Appropriate initiative, ability to work independently when necessary.


  • Currently studying towards a construction related degree
  • A-levels or equivalent
  • C or above maths and English GCSE or equivalent

Accepted degree subjects

  • civil engineering and construction

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31/12/2018

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Closing date: 31/12/2018

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Job location

99 Bishopsgate, London, UK