Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
REF: J1769_1498743664
Contact Name: John Boggis
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Manager exists within a leading luxury new house developer in Kettering.

Basic Salary of up to £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Company Car or Car Allowance
Annual Bonus
Company Pension
Genuine opportunities for career progression
32 days holiday inc. Bank holidays

This role is responsible for the successful delivery of a portfolio of sites in the development phase, from acquisition of the land through to Build Start. The Technical Manager will lead an internal and external project team consisting of experts in land purchase, architectural and technical design, Planning, estimating, surveying, construction, pre-contracts, sales, Health and Safety in order to deliver the planned Build Start date to agreed time, budget and quality.

*Plan and manage all elements of the project from 'solicitors instructed' to 'site start' and 'build start' in accordance with the agreed process, in order to achieve the scheduled build start date, to agreed cost and quality of design.
*After Build Start and during the construction phase, ensure that the external project design team deliver all information needed to achieve First Occupation.
*Drive the project team approach by forming and managing a cohesive project team, with clear roles and responsibilities.
*Ensure the key project meetings take place and chair them effectively to drive clear accountability, good decision-making, communication and achievement of required outputs. Ensure a deputy is nominated in your absence and that issues are escalated through the appropriate channel.
*Prepare and manage all project documentation, including a comprehensive project programme to drive critical path activities. Ensure all relevant documentation is shared with the project team.
*Monitor and report project and Development department measures Work collaboratively within the regional Development department to ensure departmental targets are met, resources work effectively and quality of delivery is assured.
*Give and receive feedback openly and share knowledge, learnings and best practice in order to continuously improve the development process.
*Ensure that design team aware of their responsibility to achieve timely approvals from the Planning Authorities and NHBC.
*Be conversant with CML process.
*Ensure Designer Risk Assessments are completed as required on projects.

*Significant practical experience is a pre-requisite, which must include several years' operating in a Project/ Construction Management post in a corporate environment or in private practice.
*Ability to manage all aspects of a project from land acquisition through to build start.
*Prior experience of managing and supervising a team of professionals is a pre-requisite for this position.
*Experience in dealing with local and statutory authorities is essential.
*Working knowledge of both the planning system and building regulations.
*Experience in presenting evidence at planning appeal is desirable.
*Strong people leadership, management and development skills.
*A good working knowledge of MS Project.
*Experience of REVIT is desirable.
*A working knowledge of AutoCad or other relevant 2D CAD system is desirable.
*Degree level qualification in architecture or other appropriate subject is desirable.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for John.
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