Technical or Design Manager - Main Contractor

Zoek Pin Bromley - This Area Only

£60000 - £75000/annum Experience level dependant - full pa

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 6 days ago

Technical / Design Manager
Bromley, Kent
£60,000 - £75,000 (DOE)
Main Contractor – New Build + Social Housing
Immediate Interview - Start October 2021

Reporting to: MD & HEAD OF TECHNICAL - HEAD OFFICE BASED

The Company

A private (family) owned business with a turnover more than £25 million a year. Established and well-known Main Contractor specialising in;

New Build Housing and Developments
New Social and Education projects
Major Refurbishment
Estate and Area Regeneration
Decent Homes/Planned Maintenance/Reactive Maintenance
RC frame and Groundworks Division (new)
The current projects portfolio a much broader range of scheme types, encompassing medium sized developments in towns, cities, focusing on residential new builds (social housing) & mixed use schemes up to £20m.

Role Description & Responsibilities

Brief, appoint, manage and drive the external design consultants in the preparation of the production information to an agreed programme.
Ensure all project design information is procured in a timely manner to meet the requirements of the Tender Event Schedule and Construction Programme.
Prepare development specifications always ensuring that they are in line with budget and sales requirements.
Ensure all drawings are fully checked and co-ordinated and are in accordance with company standards and design guidelines.
Prepare and monitor design development programme.
Oversee NHBC / building control applications.
Ensure that production drawings are in accordance with the consented planning drawings.
Monitor and control all production information in close liaison with the commercial department to ensure tight cost control and information produced is in line with cost plan.
Monitor and control professional fees and prepare monthly report.
Oversee the preparation of brochure plans, conveyance plans and any other sales and marketing collateral material as required.
Ensure that all aspects of health and safety are considered during the detailed design process. Health and Safety to be discussed and recorded at all Design Team Meetings.
Chair and minute Design Team meetings. Minutes to be issued within 3 days.
Attend and present a Technical Report at Production Meetings.
Attend Site Progress meetings and carry out site inspections as and when required.
Ensure liaison and co-ordination between other parties both internal and external.
Attend subcontractor interviews.
Respond to site queries and resolve technical / construction issues.
Research and develop new design solutions and products for utilization within projects.
Liaise with statutory bodies and other third parties to obtain necessary approvals.
Assist the land / planning department in the investigation and acquisition of development sites preparing necessary technical reports.
Ensure all party wall awards are in place to meet the requirements of the development programme.
Produce first draft of the Site Waste Management Plan and ensuring waste elimination and reduction through design and specification.
Complete the Project Specific Sustainability Plan ensuring at all times that the items identified are encompassed within the detailed design process and that all such issues are discussed and recorded at all Design Team Meetings.
Develop and monitor the Strategic Risk Register.
Secure all Building Control approvals.
Provide information to secure the discharge of planning conditions to the Planning Team.
The responsibilities outlined above may need to be changed from time to time to align with a given project or changes in the business requirement.

If you have over 5+ years Main contractor or Housing Developer experience in a lead technical role and hoping for an exciting new challenge…

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