Technical Manager

Talent HQ
From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum
07 Feb 2017
07 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

TalentHQ Recruitment:

Our goal is to find: the right talent the right job. 

  • Position: Technical Manager 
  • Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 p/a (depending on experience)
  • Location: Stevenage, Herts
  • Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Technical Manager:

  • Do you have a broad range of retail and/or manufacturing in the furniture and furnishings sector?
  • Are you a confident individual with excellent interpersonal skills?
  • Would you describe yourself as well organised and can work well towards deadlines?
  • Is writing reports something you’re good at?
  • Does the occasional travel across the UK and abroad appeal to you?
  • Are you a strong communicator?

If you answer 'YES’ to the above, then this position could be the next exciting career opportunity as a ‘Technical Manager’ which you’re looking for...

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • To manage and provide leadership to a small team of consultants within our clients business
  • To produce weekly and monthly reports within the division to support the General Manager
  • To support the development of the consultancy team through training, mentoring and the PMP process
  • Represent the Association at consultation and standards meetings and become recognised by industry as one of our clients leading technical experts
  • Provide fee generating technical consultancy to our clients including, but not limited to, audits, risk assessments, expert witness work, training and specification reviews
  • To be adaptable and do project work and business support services in a range of disciplines
  • Provide technical support to the operational, sales and marketing departments for our client
  • Identify and investigate new opportunities for a client that have commercial potential
  • Develop and grow any future opportunities so that they can subsequently be delivered as viable services, projects or products


  • A broad experience of retail and /or manufacturing in the furniture and furnishings sector
  • The ability to learn, assimilate and communicate new technical competencies
  • Technical knowledge and excellence in standards/legislation, with special reference to product testing, quality, sustainability and the environment
  • Capable of mixing with all levels within in the industry and confident to assume a position of technical competence 
  • An ability to manage and develop teams
  • Experience of working at a technical, legislative or environmental level within the furniture industry
  • An ability to learn, assimilate and communicate new technical competencies Relevant graduate or related qualifications
  • Ability to grasp both financial and business concepts.


  • Capable of communicating with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Good prioritisation to reach decisions quickly and effectively
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to change – committed to continuous personal and professional development
  • Disciplined, dependable, reliable; able to produce consistently high quality written reports
  • Ability to understand and balance commercial and financial pressures Committed to delivering work to meet tight deadlines
  • Flexible, willing and capable of learning new skills and technologies to reflect changing business needs
  • Able to travel extensively within the UK and, on occasions, abroad.

About TalentHQ Recruitment Ltd

TalentHQ Ltd are an "Award Winning" recruitment consultancy which is headed up by a team of talented consultants.

Within our HQ we specialise in adding 'talent' within Temporary & Permanent positions across all Business Support roles from Junior to Senior Management.

We are proud to work with a leading number of blue-chip companies as well as smaller SME’s businesses throughout the UK.

TalentHQ - FSB Hertfordshire - Best New Business - Winners 2014 & Most Inspiring New Business 2015.