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Technical Manager

Application Reference Number: 0416
Function: Technical
Location: Fulham, London
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 06/08/2021
Job Purpose: The Technical Manager is responsible for ensuring all project information is available to the Production team and other Departments in line with the project programme. They will liaise with and advise other Departments on technical matters and provide back-up support and information flow.

This is an exciting and challenging role, which provides an opportunity for a creative, well-organised individual to make a significant impact in a crucial part of the business.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Oversee the preparation of the optimisation process through to sign off
  • Brief, manage and drive the external consultants in the preparation and issue of production information to an agreed programme
  • Prepare technical specifications in line with requirements determined by the Land Acquisition budget and Technical/Sales Meetings
  • Ensure all statutory enquiries, crossovers, sewer connections are submitted and pursued for their timely return
  • Oversee the NHBC/Building Regulations applications to approval
  • Ensure that working drawings are in accordance with the approved Planning Scheme
  • Preparation of Health & Safety Plans
  • Monitor and control all production information in close liaison with the Development Estimator to ensure tight cost controls are kept and information produced in line with budget estimates
  • Oversee preparation of Brochure Plans, Conveyance Plans and Sales Area drawings
  • Attend site progress meeting and carry out site inspections
  • Attend meetings at various stages of projects (Land/Technical hand-over, Project Meeting, Optimisation, Technical/Sales, Budget Meetings, etc.)
  • General liaison and coordination between other parties, both internal and external
  • Attend Subcontractor interviews
  • Respond to site queries and resolve Technical/Construction items that may arise 

Technical Competencies: 

  • Good/Excellent technical knowledge of both residential and commercial construction, together with a degree of flair for design
  • The experience or the ability to understand the complexities of complex mixed use Regeneration projects
  • A good working knowledge of energy strategies such as CHP and Energy centres
  • A working knowledge of Building Regulations, Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM, NHBC (or the Warranty Provider required), Party
  • Wall Awards and associated legislation connected with the construction industry
  • To have good interpersonal communication, meeting and management skills essential in dealing with multi-disciplined teams
  • The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and effective manner
  • RIBA Accredited Architectural degree or equivalent design based university qualification

Person Specification:

  • Creative, imaginative with the ability to think outside of the box
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Analytical approach to reviewing information
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proactive approach and willingness to take on new tasks
  • Ability to influence others
  • Ability to cope under pressure and multi-task

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday. 


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