Engineering Manager, Residential Developer (Surrey)

Rytons Associates
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Manager, Residential Developer (Surrey)

Engineering Manager

Residential Developer

Up to £70k plus package

This role would suit either an experienced Engineering Manager, or an Engineer with good a good residential background who is ready for a step up


The Company:

This client is a leading UK housebuilder with award-winning, sustainable developmentsacross the country, with a real focus on actively investingin and improving the communities that they build in. They deliver high-profile projects and over the last few years have received awards from various organisations such as WhatHouse?, London Evening Standard, and Housebuilder—with many employees in multiple divisions receiving NHBC Pride in the Job Quality awards.

Working with this developer has been described as challenging, rewarding and exciting—due to their status and financial position they’re able to secure a steady flow of new projects, each completely different from the last, with different challenges and therefore different skills to develop. You will receive supportand encouragement from your team and the company overall, providing you with everything you need to carve out a long-term career.

The Projects:

The projects vary massively which is another major advantage of working with this housebuilder. They fall anywhere between 16-800+ units of low-rise 1-6 bedroom houses.

The Requirements:

  • Recent experience of the technical aspects of housebuilding, civil engineering and building regulations
  • Good understanding of Highway and Sewer standards and processes
  • Able to solve technical issues efficiently and effectively
  • Excellent time management and organisation
  • Excellent communication to liaise with both internal and external consultants

The Role:

  • To manage and coordinate all engineering information relating to several live and proposed residential developments
  • To support the Technical and Land Directors with the delivery of Technical and Engineering information
  • To coordinate external consultants in producing engineering details and drawings
  • To negotiate and obtain S38, 104 and 278 approvals and agreements
  • To assist Technical Managers with building control approvals and the management of engineering conditions
  • To assist Technical Managers with the clearance of engineering planning conditions
  • To assist in the coordination of full technical release packs for tender purposes
  • To ensure delivery of information to agreed timescales
  • To coordinate health and safety information
  • To attend all requisite external and internal meetings, including regular development progress meetings

Benefits and Rewards:

As always, the salary offered is dependent on the level of experience you have, and your exposure to the residential development sector. This client is looking to pay up to £70,000 basic plus package.

The package includes:

  • Car/ car allowance
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • 28 days of annual leave with the opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • SAYE scheme
  • Voluntary benefits scheme

A little about me…

I have worked for Rytons Associates for nearly a year, recruiting Technical and Design roles within the Residential Development sector—benefitting from the client relationships that my Managing Director has built up having worked within the industry for 13 years. My position prior to this was recruiting exclusively for international architectural firm Foster + Partners, which has given me an excellent understanding of various Technical and Design positions.

I work exclusively with residential developers across London and the Home Counties, so if this company or project doesn’t sound like what you’re looking for then please still get in touch—we can talk through what you’re looking for and I can work on finding you opportunities tailored to your vision.

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