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Technical Manager

  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Car package, bonus and pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Residential
  • Contact: Paul Wilkinson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 20 October 2022
  • Job Ref: 398626PWI

My client is looking to appoint a Technical Manager on a permanent basis. My client is a privately owned regional developer which operates across the Midlands area. This role will focus on their West Midlands region with new sites opening up in 2022.

Purpose of the Role

  • To be involved with a project from land bid or tender by providing construction technical guidance and co-ordination through to the pre-construction design and technical management functions for delivery of the development.
  • Act as the Client focal point and Construction Team Co-ordinator during the construction phase of the project.
  • To manage the planning and delivery of infrastructure, including services and landscaping on developments
  • To manage the work and/or expectations of key project stakeholders and customers, for example project stakeholders, residential customers, external design consultants and suppliers/contractors
  • Manage the technical design process of a project through planning stage to practical completion

Key responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate project teams throughout the planning and development process monitoring progress to ensure the delivery of serviced land parcels on time and in budget.
  • Ensure all co-ordination issues relating to tenders and contract issues are implemented between design team, construction team, employer’s agent, and client.
  • Manage the technical and design process of the project from Planning Consent to Practical Completion.
  • Providing technical advice on the feasibility of projects, determining constraints, and advising on budgets, phasing and timing.
  • Co-ordinate consultant appointments and prepare appointment scopes, design programmes and fee budgets.
  • Co-ordinate technical, design and external client issues.
  • Act as the main Client contact during the Construction Phase.
  • Produce the Health & Safety construction plan with the Construction Manager and issue monthly CDM statements.
  • Address relevant issues with JCT Contracts, Employers Requirements, Contractors
  • Proposals, Insurances, Performance Bonds, Adoption Agreements and Bonds, Warranties, etc.
  • In conjunction with Environmental Consultant issue agreed sustainability/Code Pre Assessment and Energy Strategy.
  • Liaise with Joint Venture Partners and Funders throughout the development process.
  • Manage, agree, and complete legal adoptions of all infrastructure elements.
  • Discharge S106 conditions for the developments

Key skills, experience, and qualifications

  • Ability to prioritise and delegate as appropriate effectively negotiate, motivate, and communicate in order to influence others to ensure that the required objectives are met.
  • Leadership skills including assertiveness, being decisive, flexible, good time management, organised, effective at leading / participating in meetings, works well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Experience in a Senior Technical Coordinator role or similar but with an engineering background
  • Experience of Project Management in either a development company or professional practice.
  • Up to date knowledge of best practice and the latest products and specification items available in the marketplace.
  • An ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management with respect to client, professional practices and site operators, both internal and external to the Company.
  • An understanding of the construction process involving JCT Forms of Contract.
  • Experience using a document management system such as Viewpoint/4P/Docelite
  • Professional qualification from recognised institution eg. at A level, ONC/HNC, NVQ in Construction.
  • Degree level education or 5+ years relevant industry experience

For more information on the role please contact Paul Wilkinson on 07747441156 or via email on