Senior Technical Manager

A large residential led regeneration scheme is due to commence on site in 1 month meaning one of the leading residential developers are looking to assemble a Technical team to deliver the project. In this instance the business are looking to appoint a technical lead for the scheme based on East London/ Essex.

Client Details

The business are considered to be one of the largest in the capital, however they are now going through a phase of growth meaning it is a great time to join and make the most of some solid progression routes in due course. They are also widely renowned for their high level of staff retention and excellent reward packages.

an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Manager to join our London & South West Division based at our Head Office. Reporting directly to the Group Technical Director, the Technical Manager will be responsible for the day to day management and leadership of an inhouse drawing team. In addition to the above, the Technical Manager will play a pivotal role as Technical Lead for a large scale, high rise, mixed use development of up to 1200 units based in east of London. This is a prestigious scheme in partnership with a large corporate food retailer and will include 12 medium to high rise residential apartment blocks, an operational retail store, school, community hub and TFL ticket hall.


This role will include but is not limited to the following:

Effective investigations, technical analysis and reporting of upcoming sites and schemes in preparation for pre-development meetings

Appointment of external consultants

Effective delegation of drawing packages

Effective coordinated full working drawings of (often complex) schemes

Effective leadWe have recently been expership of design meetings

Management of pre-lim meeting process, including but not limited to pack distribution, comment receipt/compilation, mark-up drawings, meeting attendance and minute distribution.

Compilation and distribution of contractual document drawings


This is an integral position for our team, therefore applicants must have previous experience of the following:

Managing a drawing team either within a practice, consultancy or another property developer.

A solid Technical ability coupled with strong people management and leadership skills is essential for the success of this role.

Successful candidates will have an interface with Board members and the Chairman and must be able to communicate at all levels.

Previous experience of managing corporate clients and partnerships would be advantageous.

Up to date knowledge and effective application of UK building regulations

Breadth of knowledge in construction methods/techniques and depth in varied/specialised methods

Effective understanding and application of relevant design standards.

Job Offer

Highly competitive Annual Salary

Generous company pension (employer contribution up to 10%) increasing with length of service

A company vehicle or car allowance and fully expensed fuel card for personal and professional mileage

Private healthcare

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