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Technical Manager

Application Reference Number: 0045
Function: Technical
Location: London (Various locations)
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 23/10/2020
Job Purpose: To manage all technical information on projects from inception to completion. Ensure all information is accessible to the Production team and other departments throughout life time of project.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Safety to be discussed and recorded at all Design Team Meetings
  • Chair and minute Design Team meetings. Minutes to be issued within 3 days
  • Attend and present a Technical Report at Production Meetings
  • Attend Site Progress meetings and carry out site inspections as and when required
  • Ensure liaison and co-ordination between other parties both internal and external
  • Attend subcontractor interviews
  • Respond to site queries and resolve technical / construction issues
  • Research and develop new design solutions and products for utilization within projects
  • Liaise with statutory bodies and other third parties to obtain necessary approvals
  • Assist the land / planning department in the investigation and acquisition of development sites preparing necessary technical reports
  • Ensure all party wall awards are in place to meet the requirements of the development programme
  • Produce first draft of the Site Waste Management Plan and ensuring waste elimination and reduction through design and specification
  • Complete the Project Specific Sustainability Plan ensuring at all times that the items identified are encompassed within the detailed design process and that all such issues are discussed and recorded at all Design Team Meetings
  • Develop and monitor the Strategic Risk Register
  • Secure all Building Control approvals
  • Provide information to secure the discharge of planning conditions to the Planning Team. Liaise with the Land & Planning team to ensure that work is prioritised and tracked
  • Work closely with the commercial and build teams maintaining the close collaborative team spirit already in place
  • Manage the weekly and monthly / project reporting to senior managers for technical
  • Assess, manage and report on consultant performance
  • Work closely with your line manager to ensure that they are aware of all live key issues

Technical Competencies

  • Ideally 5+ years' experience working with residential planning, Building Regulations and NHBC
  • Good knowledge of Building Regulations, detailing and construction methods

 Person Specification

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • An effective leader, motivator and mentor
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined
  • Team player
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
  • Well-presented and business like

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5.30pm Monday to Friday.


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