Assistant Design Manager – Mansfield - Ref: V224

TIS are a forward thinking and nationally renowned Security and Communications Company who are NSI Gold and BAFE accredited. We specialise in the design, installation, service and maintenance of integrated security systems and the manufacture specialist equipment. TIS work with a wide range of public and private sector businesses and have achieved a reputation for quality, care, and reliability which is second to none.

Our absolute ambition is to provide and maintain a premium service in the industry with staff wellbeing, safety, and environmental considerations at the forefront of our services. Our strategy is to achieve a premium service and a commitment to employees, customers, and all stakeholders. We provide an environment of quality and care helping employees engage with our customers, putting them at the heart of what we do.

Due to the Company’s continued success, we are looking to expand the capacity of the Design Department within our Head Office in Mansfield and are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Assistant Designer Manger.

This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your career within the security and communications industry and for the right candidate we can offer defined career progression. It is fully expected that for the right candidate, the role of Assistant Design Manager be a starting point and that having proven their ability they will progress to Design Manager and eventually to Head of Design.

TIS are an equal opportunities employer.

The role involves:

  • Assisting the Design Manager to manage the Design Department and team of designers at our Mansfield office
  • Learning the processes, requirements, and responsibilities of managing a department
  • Working towards taking over the running of the Design Dept
  • Preparation of designs and costing sheets for, but not limited to, Fire and Security systems
  • Ensuring designs fully comply with all applicable regulations and standards
  • Working to defined quotas, deadlines, and budgets
  • Communicate and build successful working relationships with customers and other employees
  • Completion of training courses to increase knowledge and performance
  • Production of design documents such as, Technical Submittals, Schematics, Layouts, etc
  • Embracing our Premium Service strategy and Commitment Culture

Skills/Experience/Qualification essential:

  • You will be an accomplished designer within the security industry with at least 5 years’ experience of producing designs
  • Basic knowledge of management and associated processes
  • You will have a working knowledge of BS5839-1 & 6, RRO, and BS50132-7
  • Engineering and site experience in fire and security systems
  • Excellent IT skills and a familiarity with Microsoft software
  • Well organised, have self-discipline and be able to meet deadlines
  • A keen interest in technology and providing innovative and cost-effective solutions
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • You will be a team player with ambition who is willing to learn new technologies and procedures

Skills/Experience/Qualification (preferred but not essential):

  • BA (Hons) 2:1 majoring in Engineering and minoring in business, or other related subject
  • Level 3 qualification in Management, Leadership, or other related subject
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD LT and Revit software packages
  • A knowledge of PD6662, NCP104, NCP109, BS8243, BS60839-11-2, BS50173-2, Equality Act 2010, Building Regulations, CDM, Secure by Design, and relevant Codes of Practice
  • Experience of designing systems with high levels of integration

We will offer the following package:

  • Working hours: Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm
  • Job Type: Permanent with an immediate start
  • Salary: £35k to £40k – Dependant on skills, experience, and qualifications
  • Benefits: Company Vehicle, Pension Scheme, Life and Accident Insurance, Medical Cash Plan, Cycle to Work, 25 days holiday increasing to 27 days plus bank holidays, Birthday holiday, Employee Assistance Program, Sky discounts and Mobile Phone

To apply:

Please send your CV to:

Mrs Sharon Garton, HR Manager

Contact via address:

TIS Ltd, Hamilton Way, Oakham Business Park, Mansfield, Notts, NG18 5BU

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