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Design & Construct are a leading recruitment consultancy who operates on a national basis offering unique and tailored recruitment solutions to the Construction, Engineering and Architectural sectors.

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Design & Construct Company Profile

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  2. 2. PhilosophyTo give the most specialised and personalised recruitmentsolutions to both our clients and candidates whilst honour-ing and nurturing the best of professional relationships.IntroductionDesign & Construct is a boutique recruitment agency that specialises in providing designand construction recruitment solutions. The agency consists of a team of passionate,focused and personable consultants who have proven skills in their chosen sectors.We actively source contract and permanent employees for every level of the building,construction, engineering and architectural industries within the Australasian market.Our expertiseDesign & Construct’s client base includes international, national and regional maincontractors, specialist sub contractors, architectural practices, surveying practices andconstruction consultancies based throughout Australia.With an understanding of the motivations of clients and candidates, our consultants arein the right position to match the expertise and skills of a candidate with the needs ofemployers. They observe the highest standard of ethics, confidentiality and professionalconduct and have experience recruiting candidates at all levels, from graduates throughto board level directors.Specialising in:• Building & Construction • Architecture• Project Management • Consulting & Civil Engineering
  3. 3. Recruiting for:Building & Construction:Directors Project Managers Site ManagersOperations Managers Quantity Surveyors ForepersonsConstruction Managers Cost Planners Project EngineersCommercial Managers Estimators Site EngineersDesign Managers OH&S / QA Leading HandsDevelopment Managers Contract Administrators GraduatesContract Managers Project Coordinators CadetsArchitecture:Directors Project Architects Design ManagersPrincipal Architects Landscape Architects Interior DesignersProject Leaders Environmental Architects Urban DesignersSenior Architects Documentation Architects Town PlannersDesign Architects Draftspersons GraduatesProject Management:Directors Project Managers Junior Project ManagersProject Directors Quantity Surveyors Contract AdministratorsSenior Project Managers Project Coordinators GraduatesConsulting & Civil Engineering:Directors Construction Managers Project ManagersPrincipal Engineers Commercial Managers SuperintendentsResident Engineers Design Managers Project EngineersEnvironmental Engineers Plant Managers Site EngineersGeotechnical Engineers Project Managers ForepersonsTraffic Engineers OH&S / QA Contract AdministratorsCivil Design Engineers Quantity Surveyors Leading HandsStructural Design Engineers Estimators DraftspersonsServices Engineers Contract Administrators Graduates
  4. 4. Building careersIt is essential that we take on your needs as our own, so that we can deliver resoundingresults for you, your company and its new employee. Over time, we like to build on therelationship so that the process of finding the right people becomes an efficient andsimple task during this often-stressful period for your company.How we do itOur personal years of experience have meant that Design & Construct can offer you theassurance of quality results, by applying unmatched and proven strategies. These canmould to a range of individual needs, so that a personal template can be structured andthen utilised to out perform your initial expectations.Whether our clients are recruiting a temporary staff member, or a highly skilled senior, wehave the versatility to find the ideal candidate. Our vast experience, specialised networkand proven strategies, allows client issues to be promptly responded to and resolved.
  5. 5. Placement processAt Design & Construct, we pride ourselves on finding candidates of the highest calibre.With many of the industry’s most talented people already employed, we use the followingstrategies to locate them:• Headhunting - identifying and profiling specific individuals to meet your needs• Networking, referral and recommendation schemes • Recruitment open days• Industry conferences and seminars • Knowledge and experience All short listed Unsuccessful applicants are interviewed applicants are advised Reference checks & Candidates receive expertise qualified written confirmation Synopsis & references Candidates receive continued supplied to client updates on suitable roles Interviews held & psychometric test conducted Feedback given to both client & candidate Employment commences Regular follow up reviews with both client & candidate
  6. 6. The differenceDesign & Construct aims to maintain our high level of service. That’s why our consultantsonly take on 5 clients at any one time. This ensures you receive the highest level ofpersonal service in helping you achieve your objectives.In the same light, we ensure that our network and selection process of our candidatesis of an exceptionally high standard. It is our aim, to ensure that these professionals arematched with equally impressive businesses.The right choice of employee is the basis to a successful company. It is our responsibilityto respond to this immediately, by fusing the right person for the job with the right workculture. There is an abundance of skilled and experienced employees within our database.Design & Construct’s team of recruiters has individually sourced each candidate, so thatwe can offer a personal service that revolves around efficiency, detail and accuracy.Where time is money, speed and quality is of the essence.Our servicesContingency recruitment:Contingency recruitment, is probably the most popular method of recruitment in today’smarket. The service provides a cost-effective and risk free solution for recruitment, withthe added benefit of no cost involved until we successfully place a candidate.Exclusive recruitment:Working on an exclusive basis, allows Design & Construct to focus closely on yourneeds as if they where are our own. We manage the project in an ethical, professionaland timely manner. It is possible for us to negotiate competitive rates for all ourexclusive campaigns.
  7. 7. Executive search & retained:It is recognised, that the top performers in any field or any company are already employed.That is why our executive consultants have a wealth of knowledge and experience to beable to successfully undertake confidential, professional and comprehensive executivesearch assignments throughout Australia.Executive Search & Retained assignments are charged on a staged basis:Stage One: 1/3rd of the fee on acceptance of the assignmentStage Two: 1/3rd of the fee on presentation of the candidate shortlistStage Three: 1/3rd (or balance) of the fee on completion of the assignmentWe understand that finding the right person is essential. With Design & Construct’sselection process, you’ll only meet quality candidates who will fit yourcompany’s culture and specific requirements.Psychometric testing:Psychometric testing is now an important part of the recruitment process for manycompanies. They are designed to assess people’s abilities; personality and motivations,and helps employers get a general sense of how people will cope in theirworkplace environment.Design & Construct offers psychometric testing for prospective employees at all levelsand allows you to create behavioural profiles to suit your needs.Advertising:Design & Construct can help with your advertising campaign and ensure that you getvalue for money and high returns from your advertising budget. Whether you needa single advertisement or a suite of materials, we can help you plan and create anengaging ad campaign that works.
  8. 8. ContactDesign & ConstructLevel 4, 44 Miller StreetNorth Sydney, 2060t: 02 9955 2299f: 02 9955 2204e: