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  • ID: 2024-5542
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry North East
  • Department: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
  • Date Posted: 07.05.2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Design Manager to join our team at Vistry North East, at our Newcastle Upon Tyne office. As our Design Manager you will report to the Head of Technical when deemed necessary in dealing with day to day tasks or to discuss strategic, procedural and technical issues pertaining to the technical department. The position is based mainly in the contracting element of the business unit dealing with social housing and care homes although there may be occasional crossover required into the mixed tenure, ‘Linden Homes’ side of the business. The role is to undertake project design management.  You will undertake project design management and will coordinate and review the consultants, design sub-contractors and suppliers information to ensure that for the purpose of tendering and construction the information is robust, detailed but concise and accurate and that through the implement of 4Projects this is accurately distributed to all relevant parties. Alongside this overarching requirement you will also coordinate and monitor technical and legislative requirements such as planning, Building Regulations and warranty conditions, utility procurement and CDM regulation obligations to name a few. You will be required to form a communicative relationship with all members of the Vistry Partnerships project team, likewise with all external parties and chair design team meetings whenever necessary throughout the duration of the project.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us...

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.
You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.



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Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.