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Senior Technical Manager

  • 90000
  • Residential Development
  • London

Our client is a multi-award winning PLC, and are the UK’s leading mix tenure developer. They currently have a healthy pipeline of work, and due to growth require a Technical Manager/Senior Technical Manager to join their West London region.

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

• To assist the Senior Technical Manager in the selection and appointment of external design consultants

• Manage the technical design process of a project through planning stage to practical completion

Essential Skills

A pro-active management style with capability to lead and coordinate the managers across a wider team.

• 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 and knowledge of planning, financial and legal processes.

• A general background knowledge in property combined with a relevant qualification.

• Experience in stakeholder management

• 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. Job Description Last Updated: January 2021

• Produce development fees, utility costs for the construction cost. Liaise with Estimators, Surveyors, Buyers and Construction.

• Undertake financial management and provide budgeting forecasting information for infrastructure budgets.

• Co-ordinate consultant appointments and prepare appointment scopes, design programmes and fee budgets.

• Co-ordinate technical, design and external client issues with the relevant team.

• 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 PreAssessment and Energy Strategy.

• Assist Technical Administrators and Coordinators with the preparation of Health & Safety File/O&M Manual.

• Liaise with Joint Venture Partners and Funders throughout the development process.

• Manage, agree and complete legal adoptions of all infrastructure elements.

• Manage strategic statute services, diversions and connections.

• Discharge S106 conditions for the developments.

 To be successful in this role I may have experience in these areas:

• 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

• Experience in a Senior Technical Coordinator role or similar It would be an advantage if I have these qualifications:

• Professional qualification from recognised institution eg. at A level, ONC/HNC, NVQ in Construction

• Evidence of a strong understanding of financial, legal, and planning experience.

Please contact Danny Cityscape