Technical Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
5000 car allowance + 10% bonus
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are a very well respected company in the construction industry with a turnover of GBP650m & forward sales of GBP650m. They have a number of high profile projects currently up and running and are therefore in a position to expand their team. They are looking for a Technical Manager from a main contracting or development background to join their very successful team:

Purpose of the Role

* 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.

Responsibilities

* 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.
* Directly responsible for managing the fees and budget for each development.
* Jointly responsible for producing technical design solutions within cost plan or approved appraisal budget.
* Take responsibility for site evaluation, architectural and engineering design, and 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.
* Liaise with Land / Development / Estimating / Construction / Sales Departments throughout the development process; provide technically correct information as required.

* 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.

Personal characteristics/ qualifications and skills:

* A strong team motivator with the drive and tenacity to achieve the goals of the business.
* Excellent communicator, with high detail orientation.
* Extensive experience of working within established development methodologies.
* Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs