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Midweight Office Space Planner- 6 months FTC

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Recruiter
Hays
Posted
03 December 2013
Closes
31 December 2013
Ref
2046637
Contact
Geeta Dhar
Location
London
Sector
Category
Job Type
Salary
Negotiable

Further information

Main Purpose of the role
To deliver Space Planning services to the customer, with responsibility for drawing layouts, surveying and offering assistance to Clients FM Department as and when necessary.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

* The key areas of responsibility are space planning, surveying, client liaison.
* Within space planning, you will provide practical and cost effective solutions to various space planning and accommodation requests.
* Demonstrating knowledge of and adherence to the relevant building regulations (in particular Parts B and M) and health and safety guidelines.
* You should have the ability to follow a detailed brief and produce strategic floor plans that offer the most effective and efficient use of space for the client.
* In terms of surveying, you will carry out and document necessary site surveys including new buildings and translate accumulated information on to AutoCAD drawings.
* Within surveying, you will also be required to complete occupancy and furniture audits/surveys as instructed by the client as well as completing ad-hoc surveys - eg. Ceiling grids.
* Responsibilities may include maintaining the data and drawings using the Archibus database and AutoCAD software and taking an analytical approach to implementing the requested changes and adhering to specific client standards.
* The breadth of your responsibility will include maintaining a client account, develop a professional relationship with the client and work closely with them to produce effective space planning solutions.
* In terms of supporting the team you may be required to participate in team discussions and bring value to the company by providing valuable observations/comments, suggesting areas in need of enhancement and/or additional training
* Showing attention to detail, using own initiative and experience is essential in providing the most suitable solution.

Key Skills required:
* Good proficiency with AutoCAD, Archibus (desirable), and any other systems/functionality existing and new.
* Competent technical ability with solving and managing mathematical challenges using an analytical approach.
* Demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to support the client team with software/modules.
* Knowledge of furniture manufacturers and office furniture system.
* Proactive in maintaining personal development as the company evolves.
* Proficient and demonstrable knowledge of space planning standards and related industry regulations including DDA.
* Ability to use alternative design software packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D Max.
* To be able to understand CAD furniture libraries, drawing conventions and CAD layering standards.
* Ability to follow a detailed brief and produce strategic floor plans that offer the most effective and efficient use of space for the client. Using AutoCAD skills to effectively maintain the integrity of the drawings.
* Showing attention to detail, using own initiative and experience is essential in providing the most suitable solution.

Please note this role would be unsuitable for Interior Design or Architecture candidates, unless you have proven experience of delivering on the office space planning aspects of the role.

This is a 6 months Fixed Term contract role with salary equivalent to £30k pro-rata


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