Technical Manager

February 5, 2019
Job Type
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£60k - £70k


About this Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Technical Manager to join the technical team of a well-known National residential developer.

The Role

Assisting in the preparation and submission of planning applications

Participate in managing the preparation of information required for clearance of all planning conditions.

Ensure thorough co-ordination between all consultants to prevent any adopting, conflicting or maintenance issues during construction of the development. 

Assist in ensuring a submitted application is in line with Operational Framework Requirements and internal guidance on “Good Practice” for submission of planning applications.

Attend internal and external team meetings as required to assist in the preparation of information for planning submission.

Participate in managing fees budget in accordance with regional conventions and protocols, effectively manage and administer same through the entire life of a project.

Secure Building Regulations/Statutory approvals

Prepare, submit and secure Building Regulations Approvals for developments.

Clear all Building Regulation conditions to ensure CML’s can be delivered in line with Regional targets and budget.

Maintain a good understanding of environmental/ecological constraints to development and ensure that appropriate mitigation is undertaken to allow development to proceed in line with Regional Programme.

Prepare Working Drawings and Collate all supporting information

Arrange for the preparation of all working drawing requirements –residential and non-residential uses - and supporting information for issue to Commercial Department for tendering purposes in line with agreed Programme, utilising external consultants where appropriate.

Undertake detailed assessment and approval of all supporting suppliers and manufacturer’s information, including renewable energy requirements.

Obtain all assessments and ensure compliance with HQI, Lifetime Homes, Building for Life, DQS etc.

Ensure structural assessment of all house type drawings is undertaken by an approved consultant.

Review and comment on technical content of all sales literature to ensure compliance with working drawings and issue information to sales to meet requirements of Consumer Code.

Accuracy of issue and working to tight deadlines and programmes is essential.


Provide technical support for Production sitesAs a priority, deal with the resolution of site queries in close conjunction with the Project Manager and liaise with Site Manager/Sales Executive to ensure continuity of build progress/sales progress.


Prepare for, attend and participate in all necessary key meetings as required by the Operational Framework.

Attend all site based and Head Office Development Meetings as necessary.

Attend and participate in running design team meetings and follow up actions specified.

Continual input into Value Improvement process.

Input into health, safety and environmental check lists including house type risk assessments.

Provide any necessary Input into CDM.

Any other duties as defined and required by the Technical Director or Senior Technical Manager.

Attend progress meetings with Housing Associations and other non-residential land uses and ensure appropriate information is provided to allow planning and contractual requirements to be met.

Produce any home user guide information required by housing association.

Produce O&M information as required.

About the Company/Client/Project:

Our client began building homes over thirty years ago, and today we apply the same guiding principles of exceptional design and build, insisting on meeting stringent standards and offering value for money in a wide range of sought-after locations. Whatever you're seeking, be it a stylish waterfront apartment, a rural retreat or an urban pied-a-terre, our client offers an outstanding choice of properties for the discerning housebuyer across the UK.

The design of a home doesn't stop at the door. A passion for creating vibrant and sustainable communities means that whether it's an exclusive countryside development or a vibrant new 'village in the city', homes are designed to look good together, mature well over time and sit well within their individual setting. After all a satisfying lifestyle also depends on the surrounding environment.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

The Person:

Good strong knowledge of the full development/ technical process. Previous experience as either a Technical Coordinator or Technical Manager within a development organization preferred

Ability to work within tight deadlines and to programme accurately

Ability to work under own initiative

Excellent communication skills and team work

Ability to manage external consultant team and ensure all deadlines are met

Degree qualified is preferred

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

Alltek specialise in residential vacancies and is a leading recruitment consultancy in Southampton

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