Technical Manager - Residential

Deverell Smith
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Residential developer based in Essex are seeking a Technical Manager to join their Design and Technical team. The company are focused on sustainability, value and leading the way in building change and environmental legislation.

Technical Manager:

  • To manage the Technical function and report on all technical, engineering and architectural aspects of the business from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions.

  • Provide a practical and cost effective technical service to the company.

  • Management of the department to ensure that best practice is followed, costs are controlled, the department maximises revenue generation and contribution to the company's operating profit.

  • Jointly responsible for producing technical design solutions within cost plan or approved appraisal budget.

  • Take responsibility for site evaluation, architectural and engineering design, the investigation of technical problems encountered and provision of economically viable solutions.

  • Ensure that Technical Department procedures are adhered to, and layouts, technical reports for land appraisal and required working drawings are provided within the agreed date schedule.

  • Support the Technical Director in ensuring that the Technical team are fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities, and are provided with full support in achieving these, in terms of communication, training and development, and the organisation of the department's workload.

  • Qualified as an Engineer or a Quantity Surveyor - HNC in Engineering, RICS or RIBA qualified or NVQ Level 5 in a relevant subject.

If you have proven large residential development experience working for a Tier 1 contractor or house builder and are looking for a new challenge, please get in touch.