2x Technical Managers - Residential Developer (West London)

Cityscape Recruitment Ltd
West London
Up to £70,000 per annum Basic plus Package
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


About the Company:

This is an opportunity for you to work within the Housebuilding division of one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. The housebuilding division is an award-winning housebuilding brand, operating through regional offices in the North, South East, Midlands and South West of England. Each regional business specialises in developing brownfield sites, sympathetic conversions, mixed use schemes, individual bespoke designs and the creation of sustainable communities.

In return they can offer you an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

About the Role: (balanced Technical Manager with Architecture/Engineering experience with proven PLC housebuilding exp)

Reporting to the Head of Technical, the role of Technical Manager would be required to manage the design for two to three live projects within the region of operation, fitting into an established team, bringing with them an ethos to deliver. 

The Role includes the responsibility to ensure timely issue and distribution of a drawing package to enable full and comprehensive tender process, for a start on site with the right information and clearance of any statutory bodies conditions for development.

Key Responsibilities:

·Recommend appointment of consultants.

·Control the design process, from planning application through to project completion

·Ensure consultants prepare detailed design in accordance with any Employers Requirement and Contractors Proposals.

·Manage and review the design development process ensuring value engineering and buildability are considered. 

·To ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e. NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application.

·Manage the preparation, approval and distribution of the Health and Safety File/Operating and Maintenance Manuals.

·To ensure timely completion and issue of technical assessments, CfSH/BREEAM information, warranties, certificates and the like.

·To ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e. NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application.

·Review design development to allow construction of works to follow safety working practices and be in accordance with current legislation, Group Policy and Procedures.

 The successful candidate must have the following:

·Currently live and work in the UK

·Have a full UK driving license

·Good communication and people skills

·Construction/design related further education

·Construction/design related HNC/HND/Degree

·Relevant CSCS card

·New build experience in private spec housing is essential

·Applicants will need to demonstrate an excellent base level of technical knowledge.

·A good knowledge of the residential development sector is also required, in terms of completion of site appraisals, design guidance, preparation of specification(s), NHBC regulations and planning guidance and policy etc. 

The ideal candidate will:

·Have a relevant qualification or degree

·Exposure within a similar role

·Technical building and construction knowledge

Key attributes



·Must be well organised and be able to manage time effectively

·Work well under pressure

·Computer literate (Word + Excel)

About the benefits / rewards: (Always NEG dependent on experience)

·Up to 70,000 basic

·Car/Travel allowance





Agency General Requirements:

    A perceptive individual who, through a natural diplomacy, can influence people in a changing environment.A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organized and can operate independently under a broad direction.A team builder who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals both within the Company and outside.A broad thinker who can take a global view and has an inherent ability to ‘get the job done’.Residential experience either with a Main Contractor or Residential Developer Degree Qualification or equivalent

About me:

I have been in Recruitment for three years and now specialise within Technical recruitment covering all disciplines including Architectural Technicians; Design Coordinators; Senior Coordinators; Technical Managers; Senior Technical Managers and Technical Directors. My background previously covers Commercial; Operations; Technical; Estimating & Planning therefore I have good all round knowledge of the industry which benefits. It just seems Technical is my niche!

My clients include Main Contractors and Residential Developers from large PLC companies to small family owned businesses with clients who work on anything from Mixed Use Regeneration Schemes; High Rise, High Spec Residential Schemes; District Regeneration Schemes; New Build Social Housing schemes and one off detached high specification houses so you could say-something for everyone!

Recent successful campaigns:

    Bovis Home Mears New Homes Abbey New HomesMidgard United Living Vantage Design & BuildLovell PartnershipsCrest NicholsonCountryside Properties Mulalley-New Build Residential DivisionRedrow HomesTaylor Wimpey


If you are interested in having a confidential discussion in regards to this particular opportunity please do not hesitate to get in touch. More than happy for coffee/lunch also as I do meet a lot of perspective candidates to build a relationship moving forwards!

If this opportunity is not for you however you are keen to see if I have other roles suiting your expectations please do still get in touch as we have something for everyone!

Jasmine Orr

Jasmine@cityscapeltd. com

01923 750095